How the UN is Used to Destroy African Sovereignty

“No nation in the world can forward its interest alone or through the UN if it does not serve the interest of the US. It is US interest or no interest.”

By Amanuel Biedemariam,

It is impossible to try to put in layman’s language the way United Nations (UN) works. To understand it, one need to explore the core values, the purposes the organization bases its foundation, and compare it to how it is functioning currently.

The UN was established by the United States in collaboration with England at the height of Second World War. Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill spent a great deal of time in Washington crafting the language and the framework for an organization that has become a major tool to further the agenda of Western nations led by the US.  Continue reading

African Union turned into Handmaiden for Pax Americana

The aftermath of AU’s betrayal to Africa, particularly to Eritrea and Somalia is there for all to see.

By Sophia Tesfamariam,

Professor Ali A. Mazrui, Director of the Institute of Global Cultural  Studies and Albert Schweitzer Professor in the Humanities State  University of New York, in his 2003 article “Between Pax Americana and Pax Africana“, wrote about the effects of the September 11 attacks on Africa and US policy in Africa . Professor Mazrui, in concluding his article asked the following:

“…will American resources help to strengthen Pax Africana, or will American power simply turn it into a handmaiden of Pax Americana ? How can we avoid the Americanization of Pax Africana ?…”

Hence the title and subject for today’s lengthy piece… Continue reading

Eritrea Tells Why it Left – and Rejoined – IGAD

Eritrea was and still is the main proponent of reform with in IGAD

By Peter Clottey (VOA),

A political advisor to Eritrea President Isaias Afewerki says the country has reactivated its membership in the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), an East African sub-regional bloc.

Yemane Gebreab, who is also head of political affairs at the People’s Front for Democracy and Justice (PFDJ), said Eritrea suspended its membership from the group in protest after the sovereignty of a member state of was “violated.”  Continue reading

Kenya to Lobby Eritrea over Sudan – S.Sudan Oil Dispute

To get Eritrea's full support and participation in regional efforts for peace and stability, it’s important to honor its full membership participation in the regional grouping. If not, do not ask!

By TesfaNews,

At a time when international diplomatic negotiations at the level of AU, UN, UK and US officially failed to resolve the deadlock over the oil dispute between Sudan and South Sudan, Kenya, after assuming the current IGAD chairmanship, quietly starts a new but dubious mediator role by waving the IGAD flag.

In the face of previous high-profile diplomatic failures, IGAD needs the support of all its member states to succeed, including Eritrea, a founding member and key regional player. Continue reading

The Dilemma of Ethiopia’s Latest Failed Accusation of Eritrea

Kenya’s foreign minister Moses Wetangula threatening ambassador Beyene Russom on ‘taking a serious of actions’ on Eritrea ranging from sanction to severing diplomatic relation

By Ibrahim A. Ibrahim,

On the Kenyan media in recent days some wisely orchestrated unwise news started to surface and is affecting the people of Kenya, the Somalis and the unfortunate Eritrea. From nowhere reports appeared that: A flight from unknown country landed in Baiodoa , Somalia, to deliver weapons.

Then the news readjusted to be two flights and resurfaced again that there is a third one as well. The news made headlines and started to implicate Eritrea for shipping the armaments. Continue reading

The Dilemma of Ethiopia’s Latest Failed Accusation of Eritrea

Kenya’s foreign minister Moses Wetangula threatening ambassador Beyene Russom on ‘taking a serious of actions’ on Eritrea ranging from sanction to severing diplomatic relation

By Ibrahim A. Ibrahim,

On the Kenyan media in recent days some wisely orchestrated unwise news started to surface and is affecting the people of Kenya, the Somalis and the unfortunate Eritrea. From nowhere reports appeared that: A flight from unknown country landed in Baiodoa , Somalia, to deliver weapons.

Then the news readjusted to be two flights and resurfaced again that there is a third one as well. The news made headlines and started to implicate Eritrea for shipping the armaments. Continue reading

The Dilemma of Ethiopia’s Latest Failed Accusation of Eritrea

Kenya’s foreign minister Moses Wetangula threatening ambassador Beyene Russom on ‘taking a serious of actions’ on Eritrea ranging from sanction to severing diplomatic relation

By Ibrahim A. Ibrahim,

On the Kenyan media in recent days some wisely orchestrated unwise news started to surface and is affecting the people of Kenya, the Somalis and the unfortunate Eritrea. From nowhere reports appeared that: A flight from unknown country landed in Baiodoa , Somalia, to deliver weapons.

Then the news readjusted to be two flights and resurfaced again that there is a third one as well. The news made headlines and started to implicate Eritrea for shipping the armaments. Continue reading