War on Terror? US proxies Ethiopia and Rwanda terrorize their own people

KPFA Weekend News, 08.22.2015

Washington D.C.-based Ethiopian activist Obang Metho says that Ethiopian and Rwandan dictators have been allowed to terrorize their own people because they provide troops for the U.S, War on Terror. Metho is a founder of the Soldarity Movement for a New Ethiopia. 

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. 

U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary negotiates use of Ugandan troops to secure U.S. interests

KPFA Evening News, 08.04.2013

Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter visited Uganda at the end of July to plan the latest phase of Uganda military collaboration in securing U.S. interests on the African continent. Black Star News Editor Milton Allimadi commented on this collaboration which began in 1986.


Cynthia McKinney on Obama in Africa

KPFA Evening News, 04.20.2013

Secretary of State John Kerry suggested last week that President Obama may soon be on his way to Africa, without giving any details as to when or which countries.  Former Georgia Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney responded on KPFA. McKinney will be in California next week on a speaking tour titled, "Latin America, Africa, and Obama."  A transcript of this report will be available shortly on the website of the San Francisco Bay View,



Raissa on Victoire, Rwanda, and the Netherlands


KPFA Weekend News, 03.31.2012  ​Raissa Ujeneza, daughter of imprisoned Rwandan opposition leader Victoire Ingabire, on her mother's challenge to Rwanda's genocide ideology statutes.




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