Category: AFRICAN STORIES & NEWS

TANZANIA DECIDES 2020;PRESIDENT MAGUFULI JOSTLES TO SUSTAIN A PROMISING TRACK RECORD MARRED BY HIS HIGH-HANDEDNESS

TANZANIA-COLONIAL HISTORY 1498-1506-The Coast of East Africa that includes Zanzibar Archipelago  is taken over by the Portuguese after the Explorations of Vasco Dagama. Two Centuries later on 1698, Turkish Oman Empire defeats Portuguese Forces in their Third Attempt to Topple them out of Zanzibar. 1886-Germany and Britain sign the Anglo-German Treaty shortly after the infamous

GUINEA: GUINEANS VOTE AS INCUMBENT RESETS CLOCK TO RUN FOR A THIRD AND POSSIBLE FOURTH TERM SETTING BACK THE PACE ON THE PATH OF CONSTITUTIONALISM IN THE BAUXITE-RICH COUNTRY OF WEST AFRICA

COLONIAL HISTORY BISSANDUGU 1898-French Colonial Army conquers the Army revered Emperor and Military Strategist Samory Toure after his fierce 16-Years Battle against French Colonial Invasion into the great Wassoulou Mandinka Empire. The French Army suffered several Defeats under Toure’s Army before turning Tables on him. Samory is captured and exiled on September the same Year.

MALAWI Goes Into High-stakes Presidential Rerun Amid Corona Virus Pandemic

Malawi Colonial History 1891: British Colonialists occupy Nyasaland (Today Malawi) Rebellion against British Colonial Rule began on January 1915 led by Reverend John Chilembwe (the Chilembwe Uprising) .Chilembwe’s Revolution was short-lived as he was captured and killed on February 1915. His Revolt for a Free Nyasaland however continued Nyasaland Pro-Independence Nationalists led by Levi Mumba

BURUNDI-Turbulent Country goes to a Key Election amid Corona Virus Pandemic

Colonial History YEAR 10,000-15,000-Hutu and Tutsi People settle in present Day Burundi to form Urundi Kingdom. 1890-Urundi Kingdom and neighboring Ruanda Kingdom (Present Day Rwanda) are annexed into One Urundi-Ruanda Territory by Germans. The Germans rule the Territory for 26-Years until 1916 when Belgium Forces invaded and captured the Territory driving Germans out. The League

TOGO;60 YEARS OF INDEPENDENCE WHERE A FATHER & A SON HAVE RULED FOR 53 YEARS & NOW SET TO EXTEND A FAMILY REGIME TO 2030

Colonial History 1884-Scramble for Africa; Germany occupies Togo and the Volta Region of Ghana together as its German Togoland Colony. German reigns for 3 Decades until 1914 when France and Britain Forces invade and overrun German Forces Capturing the Colony in the Run-up to the first World War. The Togoland Territory gets split into 2;

LIBYA Post-Gaddafi;9 Years Spiralling Civil War amid a Deadly Succession Power Struggle

Key Fact: Libya is Home to about 6.8 Million People and has Africa’s Largest Oil Reserves and 9th Globally From the Nasty National Transition Council that was used by America, France, Britain, Canada and their NATO Allies with Authority from the UNSC to Criminally Topple and Kill Libya’s Revolutionary President Col. Gaddafi and Destroy Libya

ALGERIA; AFRICA’S LARGEST COUNTRY WHERE CITIZENS ARE DEMANDING TOTAL REBIRTH OF THEIR COUNTRY’S POLITICAL, LEADERSHIP CONTEXT & RATIONALE

Colonial History 1529- An Ottoman Turkish Admiral one Hayreddin Barbarosa invades and conquers the Hafsid and Zayyanid Berber Dynasties of Algeria capturing the Town of Algiers (Algeria’s Capital City Today) and establishes a new Ottoman Empire Province/Territory. The Ottoman Regency rules this new Province for Three Centuries until 1830 when the Kingdom of France then

NAMIBIA: FROM GERMAN RULE TO THE HANDS OF APARTHEID SOUTH AFRICA REGIME; TO INDEPENDENCE & STABLE DEMOCRACY

Colonial History 1886- Germany annexes ‘South West Africa’ Territory (Today Namibia) after signing a Treaty with Portugal and Britain. An Uprising against German Occupation led by Herero and Nama People in this Territory leads to a deadly Clash with German Forces resorting to brute Force to suppress the Rebellion. A 4-Years bloody Confrontation between 1904-1908

GUINEA-BISSAU; GLIMMERS OF STABILITY IN ONE OF AFRICA’S MOST IMPROVERISHED ECONOMY UNDER INCESSANTLY TURBULENT DEMOCRACY

Colonial History 1446: Portuguese arrive and occupy the Present-day Territory of Guinea-Bissau as part of their Cape Verde Territory; they started using this New Coast Territory as a Key Slave Trade Joint to a point of making it a Slave Coast where Locals and other Africans captured elsewhere were bundled in transit to Europe and