Africa

South Sudan opposition army calls on U.S. ally Uganda to withdraw troops

 


KPFA Evening News, broadcast 02.08.2014

The Sudan Peoples' Liberation Army in Opposition has said that they expect no progress in peace talks regarding the civil war in South Sudan unless Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni withdraws his army from South Sudan, which is there to back up President Kiir's faction of the army, not only with troops but also with artillery and helicopter gunships. 

Garang on South Sudan: Eight million suffered daily, before this war began


KPFA Evening News, broadcast, 01.12.2014

War has turned the world's eyes to refugee camps in South Sudan, but Mobiar Garang de Moviar, a negotiator for the opposition at peace talks in Addis Ababa, says that eight million of the country's ten million people suffer in similar conditions, now and before the war. The country's billions of dollars in oil revenues have not improved their lives. 

 

John Kerry and Security Council silent on Rwanda backing M23 in Congo

 

Chokwe Lumumba's historic win in Jackson, Mississippi, despite 'something undesirable going on'

KPFA Evening News, 06.10.2013

Jackson City Councilman Chokwe Lumumba upset his opponent in the Democratic primary run-off in Jackson, Mississippi, and then handily won the general election on June 4th, despite what Jackson native and author Tom Head called the incoherent, unarticulated, and disturbing opposition of white voters, conservative and progressive alike.

 

Afro descendants stand with Chavez successor Nicholás Maduro and the Bolivárian Revolution

 

KPFA Evening News, 04.27.2013

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