2022-12-03: News Headlines

Kester Kenn Klomegah (2022-12-03). Russia, China and the "Multipolar World". The Kremlin's Evolving Relations with Africa. globalresearch.ca

A Guest Author (2022-12-03). They want to lead us into war — interview with historic African leader from Mali. workers.org By Raphaà´l Schmeller This interview with Aminata Dramane Traoré was first published Nov. 30 in the German newspaper junge Welt (jW). Traoré is an author, human rights activist and former Minister of Culture in Mali. She discusses the chaos caused by Western states in the Sahel and the interests of . . . |

Alfonso J Rodriguez-Morales, Fatma A Amer (2022-12-03). [Comment] Monkeypox virus infection in women and non-binary people: uncommon or neglected? thelancet.com In 2022, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, monkeypox re-emerged globally as a new and additional infectious threat for countries outside Africa, and it was declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by WHO.1,2 During this multicountry monkeypox outbreak, which has comprised more than 80‚Äà488 cases to Nov 21, 2022 according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, new epidemiological and clinical features have been observed, including genital primary presentation, an association with sexual activity, and a predominance among men, particularly adult men who have sex with m…

____ (2022-12-03). Chinalco's cargo vessel rescues six Guinean fishermen. ecns.cn Jing Hai Xing, a subcontracted cargo vessel for Aluminum Corporation of China (Chinalco)'s bauxite project in the Republic of Guinea, rescued six local fishermen in the open water close to the Western African country on Nov 29.

____ (2022-12-03). Asian, African diplomats in China mourn former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin. ecns.cn Diplomatic envoys from Asian and African countries visited China's Foreign Ministry on Thursday and Friday and offered their condolences over the passing of former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin.

Udani Samarasekera (2022-12-03). [World Report] A missed opportunity? Anopheles stephensi in Africa. thelancet.com A malaria vector new to Africa threatens to undo decades of progress. Udani Samarasekera reports.

Andrew Robinson (2022-12-03). [Perspectives] Mummies, myths, and medicine in ancient Egypt. thelancet.com This year marks the centenary, and the bicentenary, of two crucial revelations about ancient Egypt. The tomb of Tutankhamun, who died aged only 19 years in circa 1323 BCE, with his gold-masked mummy, was discovered in 1922. The young pharaoh was then virtually unknown even to Egyptologists—unlike some other pharaohs such as Rameses the Great, known to the ancient Greeks as Ozymandias. Imagine for a moment that the huge crowds visiting the glittering Tutankhamun exhibitions during the 20th century had been told by Egyptologists: sorry, we do not know this pharaoh's name and have no idea what the hieroglyphic…

Sharmila Devi (2022-12-03). [World Report] Concern after Mali bans French NGOs. thelancet.com The decision is thought to be in response to France's announcement that it is freezing all development aid to Mali. Sharmila Devi reports.

Fumi Okamoto, Yoshitaka Nishikawa, Yousuf Twalla, Takeo Nakayama, Siraji Masai (2022-12-03). [Correspondence] Ebola outbreak in Uganda: patient values and preferences. thelancet.com The Ebola virus outbreak in Mubende district, Uganda, in September, 2022, was caused by Sudan virus. It was expected that with an effective government response this outbreak would be quickly under control.1 Nevertheless, seven suspected patients reportedly left their hospital quarantines on Sept 26, ahead of their scheduled release.2 One of these individuals ran to seek a traditional healer. Additionally, his family wanted a traditional ritual to be carried out before a potential burial.3 It has been argued that understanding and respecting local cultural practices and placing trust in communities is essential fo…

TeleSUR, JAP, DRL (2022-12-03). Uruguay ganó pero no alcanzó clasificación a octavos de Qatar 2022. telesurtv.net El conjunto africano llegaba al encuentro tras una derrota ante Portugal 3-2 en su debut, así como una victoria 3-2 frente a Corea del Sur.

Abayomi Azikiwe (2022-12-02). Unjust Measures Imposed on Labor and African Americans After Midterm Elections. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2022-12-02). Poland: 4th-, 5th-generation warplanes support "U.S.'s forward fighter presence along NATO's Eastern Flank" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. Air Forces in Europe & Air Forces AfricaNovember 29, 2022 Lakenheath F-15Es swap Alaska F-22s on NATO's Eastern Flank Royal Air Force Lakenheath's F-15E Strike Eagle fighters from the U.S. Air Force's 48th Fighter Wing are scheduled to begin deterrence operations at ≈Åask Air Base, Poland, November 29…in support of the U.S.'s forward fighter …

Vijay Prashad (2022-12-02). Biden wines and dines Macron, but hostilities simmer between U.S. and France. peoplesworld.org Editor's Note: Televisions broadcast happy handshakes between President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron as the U.S. leader hosted his counterpart this week. But behind the smiles a competition for influence is underway—in Africa, Australia, and elsewhere. Add the U.K.'s own imperial ambitions to the mix, and it's a formula for trouble for peoples …

Anonymous669 (2022-12-02). Two Egyptian Soldiers Killed In Suicide Bombing, Clashes Near Suez Canal. southfront.org . | On November 27, two soldiers were reportedly killed when ISIS cells attacked a key checkpoint of Egyptian government forces near the Suez Canal. | The attack on the checkpoint, which is commonly known as the Thulathi, started with a suicide bombing then terrorists moved on foot and exchanged fire with government troops. The terrorists apparently came from the western part of the Sinai Peninsula. | The Egyptian Armed Forces quickly dispatched reinforcement…

UnitedEditor (2022-12-02). Al-Sisi Erdogan meeting in the World Cup ceremony; Possible meeting between Al-Assad and Erdogan; Cuban President's official visit to Ankara. uwidata.com The public agenda in Turkiye has been busy with three main topics last week. The first was the meeting that was held between the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, in the opening ceremony of the Qatar World Cup 2022. Second was the ongoing debates on a possible diplomatic …

Brittani Banks (2022-12-02). Cuba Goes on a Diplomatic Tour in an Increasingly Multipolar World. independentmediainstitute.org On November 27 morning, Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel, walked into a voting station in the Playa neighborhood to vote in Cuba's municipal elections. He had landed in Havana an hour earlier from an intense tour of Algeria, Russia, Turkey, and China. The tour, which started on November 16, was both a journey into the past …

Vijay Prashad (2022-12-02). Mali's bBreak with France is a symptom of cracks in the Transatlantic Alliance: The Forty-Eighth Newsletter (2022). mronline.org On 21 November 2022, Mali's interim prime minister, Colonel Abdoulaye MaàØga, issued a statement on social media announcing the government's decision 'to ban, with immediate effect, all activities carried out by [French] NGOs operating in Mali'.

_____ (2022-12-02). Maligned in Western Media, Donbass Forces are Defending their Future from Ukrainian Shelling and Fascism. popularresistance.org Smeared, stigmatized, and lied about in Western media propaganda, the mostly Russian-speaking people of the Donbass region were being slaughtered by the thousands in a brutal war of "ethnic cleansing" launched against them by the neo-Nazi regime in Kyiv, which the U.S. installed after the CIA overthrew Ukraine's legally elected president in a 2014 coup. | Although the Donbass people had been pleading for Russian military aid to defend them against the increasingly murderous military assaults by the Ukraine government forces, which killed more than 14,000 of their people, Russian President Vladimir Putin declined…

_____ (2022-12-02). Maligned In Western Media, Donbass Forces Are Defending Their Future. popularresistance.org Smeared, stigmatized, and lied about in Western media propaganda, the mostly Russian-speaking people of the Donbass region were being slaughtered by the thousands in a brutal war of "ethnic cleansing" launched against them by the neo-Nazi regime in Kyiv, which the U.S. installed after the CIA overthrew Ukraine's legally elected president in a 2014 coup. | Although the Donbass people had been pleading for Russian military aid to defend them against the increasingly murderous military assaults by the Ukraine government forces, which killed more than 14,000 of their people, Russian President Vladimir Putin declined…

En.mehrnews (2022-12-02). At least 40 al-Shabaab terrorists killed in Somalia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 02 (MNA) — At least 40 al-Shabaab terrorists were killed and several others wounded in a fresh operation in Somalia's Middle Shabelle region on Thursday, authorities said.

Staff (2022-12-02). EN VIVO: Ghana 0 — 2 Uruguay en la Copa Mundial de la FIFA. telesurtv.net El conjunto africano llega al encuentro tras una derrota ante Portugal 3-2 en su debut, así como una victoria 3 2 frente a Corea del Sur.

TeleSUR, ev, MER (2022-12-02). Ghana y Uruguay jugarán por el Grupo H de Qatar 2022. telesurtv.net El conjunto africano llegará al encuentro tras una derrota ante Portugal en su debut, así como una victoria frente a Corea del Sur.

TeleSUR, gao, DRL (2022-12-02). Denuncian nuevo intento de golpe de Estado en Burkina Faso. telesurtv.net El líder de la junta militar, capitán Ibrahim Traoré, dijo que elementos del Ejército querían arrebatarle el poder.

Staff (2022-12-02). Uruguay derrotó a Ghana pero no le bastó para llegar a octavos de final. cubadebate.cu Uruguay venció a Ghana gracias a dos goles de De Arrascaeta en la primera mitad, sin embargo no le bastó la victoria para clasificar a octavos de final. La victoria de Corea del Sur sobre Portugal (2-1) le da la segunda plaza del grupo a los surcoreanos y la primera a la selección lusa.

TeleSUR, as, MER (2022-12-02). Corea del Sur se enfrentará a Portugal en Mundial de Qatar. telesurtv.net Portugal ya se encuentra en la siguiente fase del torneo al tener dos victorias, la primera 3 2 contra Ghana y la segunda 2 0 ante Uruguay.

TeleSUR, JAP, DRL (2022-12-02). Uruguay ganó pero no alcanzó. telesurtv.net El conjunto africano llegaba al encuentro tras una derrota ante Portugal 3-2 en su debut, así como una victoria 3-2 frente a Corea del Sur.

Editor (2022-12-01). 11 years on… UK gets what it was always after; Libya's oil. mronline.org British oil giants BP and Shell are returning to the oil-rich north African country just over a decade after the UK took part in destabilizing the nation with the 2011 military intervention.

_____ (2022-12-01). Is The 'Conscience Of The Congress' Unconscious? popularresistance.org In the 1960s, Rep. Charles Diggs (D-Mich.) established the Democracy Select Committee (DSC) to bring the nine elected African American House members together. They were organized in order to help them strategize around their common issues and develop policy initiatives that would address the problems facing their African American constituents. "The sooner we get organized for group action, the more effective we can become," Diggs said. The operative words in Diggs' statement are "group", "action" and "effective". Is the current iteration of the CBC as a group taking effective action? | By the beginning of the 92n…

Fight Back (2022-12-01). Dallas celebrates People's Thanksgiving. fightbacknews.org Dallas, TX – On Saturday, November 26, more than 60 activists gathered at the Pan-African Connection bookstore in Dallas to celebrate People's Thanksgiving, a celebration honoring those who struggle against imperialism, capitalism and national oppression. | The event was emceed by Ammar Hussein of Freedom Road Socialist Organization, who gave an opening speech welcoming the many organizations and participants to the event as well as praising the struggle of indigenous peoples for whom Thanksgiving is a national day of mourning. | "We reject the colonialist myth of Thanksgiving, and we stand in unwavering sol…

Nino Brown (2022-12-01). Interview with the Socialist Movement of Ghana: The IMF and the class struggle. liberationnews.org "We need to take control of our system, our resources, and distribute them for the benefit of the ordinary Ghanaian and the ordinary African."

Rania Khalek (2022-12-01). US & Europe Want to Make Africa Cold War Battleground Against Russia & China w/Mikaela Nhondo Erskog. thealtworld.com The US and Europe have tried to make Africa a battleground in their Cold War against Russia and China. They've even labeled Africa as NATO's "Southern Neighborhood" and are using AFRICOM as a mechanism to control the continent under the guise of protecting it from malign Chinese and Russian influence. | What does this mean for sovereignty and independence across Africa and how are African countries pushing back? To help break it all down Rania Khalek was joined by Mikaela Nhondo Erskog, a researcher at the Tricontinental Institute for Social Research and a member of No Cold War and the Dongsheng News Collective.

Shadrack Omuka (2022-12-01). Kenyan Women Speak Out About Kafala Exploitation in Gulf States. towardfreedom.org As many as 89 Kenyan domestic workers have been killed in Saudi Arabia over the past two years. That's why former domestic workers warn others about traveling to the Gulf countries to work under the Kafala system. But change may be on the horizon with government officials discussing ways to mitigate migrant worker abuse and exploitation. Shadrack Omuka reports from Kenya.

WSWS (2022-12-01). Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa. wsws.org Healthcare workers across Europe strike to defend pay, public services and staffing; further strikes in UK by Royal Mail and railway workers as nurses and ambulance workers announce walkouts over pay and staff shortages; steel and car workers' pay strikes in Iran as protests continue over police murder of Mahsa Amini; public sector pay strikes to continue in South Africa as picketing resumes.

Roselena Ramirez (2022-12-01). "Hinchada Argentina" is hopeful of winning the 2022 FIFA World Cup. america.cgtn.com Football is deeply rooted in the hearts of Argentineans. Stadiums are always packed with fans, and people even wear their team jerseys to the office. Argentina won the World Cup in both 1978 and in 1986. And there are big hopes for them this year, …

Rima Najjar (2022-12-01). In the World Cup Arena and in Israel, Might Makes Right. orinocotribune.com By Rima Najjar Nov 26, 2022 | Marco Balich, the creative director of the opening ceremony of the Qatar 2022 World Cup, probably has no idea that "bridging distances" when it comes to Palestinians and Israelis is a euphemism for normalizing Israel's apartheid and settler colonialism, its brutal subjugation and dispossession of Palestinians. | For Palestinians and their supporters, more than football is afoot at the games. The World Cup has presented a great opportunity to raise international awareness of the Palestinian struggle for liberation and return. Several campaigns have been launched on social media…

UnitedEditor (2022-12-01). Mali strikes back at French NGOs and at Francafrique. uwidata.com Mali has banned NGOs financed or supported by France. The country's leadership, led by Prime Minister Colonel Abdoulaye MaàØga took such a decision due to the attempt of Paris to influence the internal situation despite the withdrawal of its troops, as well as the general growth of anti-French sentiment in the country. The ban will …

En.mehrnews (2022-12-01). Morocco and Croatia advance to World Cup knockout stage. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 01 (MNA) — Morraco and Croatia qualified for the knockout stage of the 2022 World Cup on Thursday.

Staff (2022-12-01). Estrenarán obra sobre la esclavitud y la herencia africana en la cultura cubana. cubadebate.cu "Alma: La revolución de un sueño", una saga musical y danzaria, tendrá su estreno mundial el viernes 16 de diciembre a las 8: 30 p.m. en la Sala Avellaneda del Teatro Nacional. La protagonista es Yaya, una mujer guerrera, líder de una aldea africana, que es capturada y llevada por la fuerza como esclava a Cuba a fines del siglo XVI.

_____ (2022-12-01). China To Run United Nations Biodiversity Conference. popularresistance.org As the world parses what was achieved at the U.N. climate change conference in Egypt, negotiators are convening in Montreal to set goals for curbing Earth's other crisis: loss of living species. | Starting on Dec. 7, 196 nations that have ratified the U.N. Convention on Biological Diversity will hold their 15th Conference of the Parties, or COP15. The convention, which was adopted at the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, is designed to promote sustainable development by protecting biodiversity — the variety of life on Earth, from genes up to entire ecosystems. | Today, experts widely agree that biodivers…

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2022-12-02: News Headlines

TeleSUR, ev, MER (2022-12-02). Ghana y Uruguay jugarán por el Grupo H de Qatar 2022. telesurtv.net El conjunto africano llegará al encuentro tras una derrota ante Portugal en su debut, así como una victoria frente a Corea del Sur.

TeleSUR, as, MER (2022-12-02). Corea del Sur se enfrentará a Portugal en Mundial de Qatar. telesurtv.net Portugal ya se encuentra en la siguiente fase del torneo al tener dos victorias, la primera 3 2 contra Ghana y la segunda 2 0 ante Uruguay.

_____ (2022-12-01). Is The 'Conscience Of The Congress' Unconscious? popularresistance.org In the 1960s, Rep. Charles Diggs (D-Mich.) established the Democracy Select Committee (DSC) to bring the nine elected African American House members together. They were organized in order to help them strategize around their common issues and develop policy initiatives that would address the problems facing their African American constituents. "The sooner we get organized for group action, the more effective we can become," Diggs said. The operative words in Diggs' statement are "group", "action" and "effective". Is the current iteration of the CBC as a group taking effective action? | By the beginning of the 92n…

Editor (2022-12-01). 11 years on… UK gets what it was always after; Libya's oil. mronline.org British oil giants BP and Shell are returning to the oil-rich north African country just over a decade after the UK took part in destabilizing the nation with the 2011 military intervention.

Fight Back (2022-12-01). Dallas celebrates People's Thanksgiving. fightbacknews.org Dallas, TX – On Saturday, November 26, more than 60 activists gathered at the Pan-African Connection bookstore in Dallas to celebrate People's Thanksgiving, a celebration honoring those who struggle against imperialism, capitalism and national oppression. | The event was emceed by Ammar Hussein of Freedom Road Socialist Organization, who gave an opening speech welcoming the many organizations and participants to the event as well as praising the struggle of indigenous peoples for whom Thanksgiving is a national day of mourning. | "We reject the colonialist myth of Thanksgiving, and we stand in unwavering sol…

Nino Brown (2022-12-01). Interview with the Socialist Movement of Ghana: The IMF and the class struggle. liberationnews.org "We need to take control of our system, our resources, and distribute them for the benefit of the ordinary Ghanaian and the ordinary African."

Shadrack Omuka (2022-12-01). Kenyan Women Speak Out About Kafala Exploitation in Gulf States. towardfreedom.org As many as 89 Kenyan domestic workers have been killed in Saudi Arabia over the past two years. That's why former domestic workers warn others about traveling to the Gulf countries to work under the Kafala system. But change may be on the horizon with government officials discussing ways to mitigate migrant worker abuse and exploitation. Shadrack Omuka reports from Kenya.

WSWS (2022-12-01). Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa. wsws.org Healthcare workers across Europe strike to defend pay, public services and staffing; further strikes in UK by Royal Mail and railway workers as nurses and ambulance workers announce walkouts over pay and staff shortages; steel and car workers' pay strikes in Iran as protests continue over police murder of Mahsa Amini; public sector pay strikes to continue in South Africa as picketing resumes.

Rania Khalek (2022-12-01). US & Europe Want to Make Africa Cold War Battleground Against Russia & China w/Mikaela Nhondo Erskog. thealtworld.com The US and Europe have tried to make Africa a battleground in their Cold War against Russia and China. They've even labeled Africa as NATO's "Southern Neighborhood" and are using AFRICOM as a mechanism to control the continent under the guise of protecting it from malign Chinese and Russian influence. | What does this mean for sovereignty and independence across Africa and how are African countries pushing back? To help break it all down Rania Khalek was joined by Mikaela Nhondo Erskog, a researcher at the Tricontinental Institute for Social Research and a member of No Cold War and the Dongsheng News Collective.

Roselena Ramirez (2022-12-01). "Hinchada Argentina" is hopeful of winning the 2022 FIFA World Cup. america.cgtn.com Football is deeply rooted in the hearts of Argentineans. Stadiums are always packed with fans, and people even wear their team jerseys to the office. Argentina won the World Cup in both 1978 and in 1986. And there are big hopes for them this year, …

Rima Najjar (2022-12-01). In the World Cup Arena and in Israel, Might Makes Right. orinocotribune.com By Rima Najjar Nov 26, 2022 | Marco Balich, the creative director of the opening ceremony of the Qatar 2022 World Cup, probably has no idea that "bridging distances" when it comes to Palestinians and Israelis is a euphemism for normalizing Israel's apartheid and settler colonialism, its brutal subjugation and dispossession of Palestinians. | For Palestinians and their supporters, more than football is afoot at the games. The World Cup has presented a great opportunity to raise international awareness of the Palestinian struggle for liberation and return. Several campaigns have been launched on social media…

UnitedEditor (2022-12-01). Mali strikes back at French NGOs and at Francafrique. uwidata.com Mali has banned NGOs financed or supported by France. The country's leadership, led by Prime Minister Colonel Abdoulaye MaàØga took such a decision due to the attempt of Paris to influence the internal situation despite the withdrawal of its troops, as well as the general growth of anti-French sentiment in the country. The ban will …

En.mehrnews (2022-12-01). Morocco and Croatia advance to World Cup knockout stage. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 01 (MNA) — Morraco and Croatia qualified for the knockout stage of the 2022 World Cup on Thursday.

Staff (2022-12-01). Estrenarán obra sobre la esclavitud y la herencia africana en la cultura cubana. cubadebate.cu "Alma: La revolución de un sueño", una saga musical y danzaria, tendrá su estreno mundial el viernes 16 de diciembre a las 8: 30 p.m. en la Sala Avellaneda del Teatro Nacional. La protagonista es Yaya, una mujer guerrera, líder de una aldea africana, que es capturada y llevada por la fuerza como esclava a Cuba a fines del siglo XVI.

_____ (2022-12-01). China To Run United Nations Biodiversity Conference. popularresistance.org As the world parses what was achieved at the U.N. climate change conference in Egypt, negotiators are convening in Montreal to set goals for curbing Earth's other crisis: loss of living species. | Starting on Dec. 7, 196 nations that have ratified the U.N. Convention on Biological Diversity will hold their 15th Conference of the Parties, or COP15. The convention, which was adopted at the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, is designed to promote sustainable development by protecting biodiversity — the variety of life on Earth, from genes up to entire ecosystems. | Today, experts widely agree that biodivers…

En.mehrnews (2022-11-30). S. African envoy urges boosting trade ties. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 30 (MNA) — South African Ambassador in Tehran has called for further boosting bilateral relations in the trade sphere with Iran.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-30). Iran's trade with Africa surpasses $990 mn in 7 months. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Dec. 01 (MNA) — Trade between Iran and African countries reached 1.89 million tons worth $992.77 million during the first seven months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Oct. 22).

Dan Beeton (2022-11-30). Preview: What to Expect in the November Jobs Report. cepr.net The November jobs report should provide further evidence of the economy normalizing after its rapid bounce back from the pandemic recession. The big questions will be whether wage growth has slowed to a pace consistent with the Fed's inflation target and whether job growth has slowed to a sustainable pace. Wage Growth Likely to Remain …

En.mehrnews (2022-11-30). Iraqi PM visits holy Iranian city of Mashhad. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 30 (MNA) — On a visit to Iran, Iraqi prime minister Mohammed Shia Al-Sudani visited the holy city of Mashhad to pay a pilgrimage visit to the holy shrine of 8th Shia Imam, Reza (AS) on Wednesday.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-30). Iraqi premier's visit to Imam Reza holy shrine. en.mehrnews.com MASHHAD, Nov. 30 (MNA) — On a visit to Iran, Iraqi prime minister Mohammed Shia Al-Sudani visited the holy city of Mashhad to pay a pilgrimage visit to the holy shrine of 8th Shia Imam, Reza (AS) on Wednesday.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-30). Spectator runs onto pitch in Wed. match with Palestinian flag. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 30 (MNA) — A supporter wearing a Tunisia shirt and holding a Palestinian flag ran on to the pitch at Education Stadium during the second half of the World Cup Group D game between Tunisia and France on Wednesday.

TeleSUR, em, JCM (2022-11-30). Senegal clasifica a octavos de final tras eliminar a Ecuador. telesurtv.net En juegos amistosos, ambas selecciones se enfrentaron en dos ocasiones que terminaron con victorias para la oncena africana.

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