Tag: january

On January 6th, the U.S. Became a Foreign Country – BillMoyers.com

March 18, 2021
This article originally appeared on TomDispatch.com. Just about everyone was shocked by what happened at the Capitol building on January 6th. But as a former soldier in America’s forever wars, horrifying as the scenes were, I also found what happened strangely familiar, almost inevitable. I thought that, if only we had taken our country’s imperial

WEST AFRICA : ECOWAS heads of state prepare for 23 January summit in Abuja

January 7, 2021
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will hold a vast summit of its member heads of state in Abuja on 23 January under the high patronage of President Muhammadu Buhari. Source link

WEST AFRICA : Le Drian's trip to Ouagadougou reset for mid-January

January 4, 2021
The French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian is expected to travel to Ouagadougou in the first half of January. Source link

Africa: Transparency in Extractives to Tame Graft Starts January

December 24, 2020
All countries subscribing to the global extractives initiative will effective January 1, 2021, have to publicly publish new and amended contracts signed with mining firms according to transparency disclosure requirements. Tanzania and Uganda are the East African countries subscribing to the Extractives Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI). EITI said Tanzania and Uganda are among 55 countries

AFRICA : Verdict on Africanews sale expected on 11 January

December 11, 2020
Following a submission of arguments on 7 December, the commercial court of Paris has postponed until 11 January its ruling on the €1M paid by Sipromad to Euronews for the planned purchase of the pan-African media service Africanews. Source link

Here’s Everything New on Netflix in January 2020—and What’s Leaving

January 3, 2020
January, the month for resolutions, is often seen as a time to hit the gym, read that new book and set some 2020 goals—not necessarily for binging Netflix from the couch. But with the number of new seasons of the streamer’s original series set to drop this month, it might be time to make an…