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West Papua: The Black Genocide That The World Is Ignoring

AFRICANGLOBE - If you need evidence that politicians and the mainstream media pick and choose which oppressive conflicts to cover in order to further geopolitical ambitions, you need only Google “West Papua. ”Ever heard of it? Have you ever been sitting at home watching CNN, BBC, or Fox News and heard the news anchor mention West Papua?

Haitian PM Tries Job Handouts To Calm Deadly Protests

AFRICANGLOBE - Protests in Haiti continue their deadly toll even as embattled Haitian Prime Minister Jean-Henry Ceant tries to restore calm after more than a week of unrest. In a speech posted on Facebook on Saturday, Ceant announced that from today, Monday, a public works programme to clean canals, build roads and pick up trash would begin in a bid to provide quick access to jobs for the poor in the capital of Port-Au-Prince.

Security Council Rejects US Attempts To Bring Down South Sudan’s Govt

AFRICANGLOBE - The UN Security Council on Friday rejected a US-drafted resolution on imposing an arms embargo and sanctions on South Sudan amid divisions over how to pressure leaders to end the three-year conflict. The measure presented by the United States garnered only seven votes in favour in the 15-member council, while eight countries including Russia, China and Japan abstained.

Japanese Troops Land In South Sudan, Given First Fighting Mandate Since...

AFRICANGLOBE - A contingent of Japanese troops landed in South Sudan on Monday, an official said - a mission that critics say could see them embroiled in their country's first overseas fighting since World War Two.