The IUCN World Conservation Congress Begins…

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress began on September 3, 2021, in Marseille, France. This is the world’s largest and most inclusive environmental forum built to tackle biodiversity, nature-based recovery, and climate change. Their key message is that disappearing species and the destruction of ecosystems are just as threatening…

Mali Protests Demanding the Exile of French Troops

Protests against the French’s military presence in Bamako, Mali, are making headlines. According to Africa News, activists in Mali are demanding the removal of French troops from the country. The protests were organized by the political group Yerewolo Debouts sur les remparts, and the demonstration came after 12 German troops were wounded following an attack…

France Will NOT Apologize for Colonial Rule in Algeria

What better way is there to kick off the week than with comedic narcissism. According to the Independent and Aljazeera, France wants to take steps in reconciling the relationship with North African country Algeria for their colonial rule, but French President Emmanuel Macron has ruled out issuing an official apology. In reference to the eight-year…

France and China’s Homo Robocopus

In a previous post, I highlighted the 2045 Initiative, which is a project aimed at transferring human consciousness into artificial brains (robots). Well, France and China have taken notes and are applying this concept to soldiers. The following information comes from Strange Sounds. France and China are developing augmented, Terminator-like soldiers that will be bred…

Egyptian President Calls Out Western Media

Many, myself included, have been very critical of the African continent. So much so that Egypt’s President recently spoke out against it. The following information is from Africa News. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi recently met with French President Emmanuel Macron to discuss the major regional crisis and the state of human rights affairs. During…

French Doctors Propose COVID-19 Vaccine Testing in Africa

I read a problematic but not surprising news article earlier and had to share my findings with you all. The following information comes from Aljazeera. Two French doctors proposed testing a potential coronavirus vaccine in Africa earlier this week. The comments were made on the French television channel, LCI, during a COVID-19 discussion regarding a…

France Withdraws CFA Franc from West African Countries

In a previous post, France’s colonial rule in West Africa was discussed. Well, I came across some news relative to that post that I had to share. The following comes out of Face 2 Face Africa. Eight West African countries are cutting financial ties with France and replacing the CFA franc. Their new currency will…

French Colonial Rule In West Africa

Greetings All, I’ve been trying to stay abreast with international news, specifically with Africa, and came across some information that led to further research. According to BBC News, there have been a few protests throughout Paris, France regarding immigration. The demonstrators behind this are called “The Black Vests.” The Black Vests The “Black Vests” migrant…

Spider-Man of the 18th

Greetings Folks, Given the times that we’re living in, it’s always a breath of fresh air to come across some good news. The following story is based out of Paris, France, by way of The New York Times. Meet Mamoudou Gassama. Gassama is a 22-year-old migrant from Mali who has made international news for saving…

What Next?

“U.S. Airstrikes on Syria.”  “US, UK, and France Launch Syria Strikes targeting Assad’s Chemical Weapons.”   I saw those headlines yesterday, along with many more, and immediately started shaking my head. The United States, UK, and France launched strikes against three sites in Syria, following threats of an alleged chemical weapons attack in Douma. BBC…