Category Archives: Conflict and War


Wagner group command team plane crash

Aug. 23, 2023 /War and Conflict/ — The reason why the Wagner group command team was traveling at the same time on a plane is not yet known. It is possible that they were all traveling to the same meeting or event. It is also possible that they were simply taking advantage of the convenience of traveling together. Continue reading


Educating your children about racism

July 11, 2023 /World/ — It’s great that you’re educating your children about racism, even though they’re not racist themselves. It’s important to start these conversations early, so that they can grow up understanding the dangers of racism and how to combat it.

Here are some tips for explaining racism to your children:

  • Start by defining racism in simple terms. Explain that racism is when someone is treated differently because of their race.
  • Talk about the history of racism in the world. Explain how racism has been used to justify slavery, segregation, and other forms of discrimination.
  • Talk about the different forms of racism. Explain that racism can be overt, like name-calling or violence, or it can be more subtle, like microaggressions or implicit bias.
  • Talk about the impact of racism. Explain how racism can damage people’s self-esteem, make them feel unsafe, and limit their opportunities.
  • Talk about how to combat racism. Explain that racism is a problem that we all need to work together to solve. Talk about the importance of speaking up against racism, supporting anti-racist organizations, and educating others about racism.

It’s also important to be age-appropriate in your discussions with your children. For younger children, you may want to focus on the basics of racism, such as what it is and why it’s wrong. As your children get older, you can have more complex conversations about the history, impact, and ways to combat racism.

It’s also important to be a role model for your children. Show them that you are committed to anti-racism by talking about it, reading books about it, and supporting anti-racist organizations.

By educating your children about racism, you can help them to grow up to be anti-racist allies. You can help them to create a more just and equitable world.


France Human Rights failure

July 4, 2023 /World/ — France has a long history of supporting human rights and has been a vocal advocate for human rights protection on the international stage. However, in recent years, there have been a number of concerns about the French government’s commitment to human rights protection.

Some of the specific areas where France has been criticized for failing to protect human rights include: Continue reading


Putin seriously weakened by Wagner Group mutiny – but it was a missed opportunity for Ukraine too

Stefan Wolff, University of Birmingham and Tetyana Malyarenko, National University Odesa Law Academy

Blink and you could have missed it. Within 36 hours, the challenge mounted against the Kremlin by Yevgeny Prigozhin, the leader of the mercenary private military company the Wagner Group, was over. On Friday June 23 2023, Prigozhin ordered 25,000 of his troops on to a “march for justice”, which duly set out to confront the Russian president in Moscow. The following afternoon he called it off.

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All world Wars started in Europe. is it in their nature?

June 21, 2023 /World/ — There are certainly some Europeans who have a history of colonialism and exploitation in Africa. These Europeans may be reluctant to accept a peace offering from Africans because they feel that they have been wronged. However, it is important to remember that not all Europeans are responsible for the sins of their ancestors. Continue reading


The peace initiative by Africa besides memes about Putin being a generative AI African

June 20, 2023 /World/ — The African peace initiative in the Russia-Ukraine war was met with mixed reactions. Some people praised the initiative, saying that it was a bold and necessary step to try to end the conflict. Others criticized the initiative, saying that it was unrealistic and that it would not be successful. Continue reading


Ukraine is a failed state like Sudan. Being black or white makes a difference.

June 21, 2023 /Conflict and War/ — The statement that Ukraine is a failed state like Sudan is a false and harmful generalization. It is important to remember that not all countries that are experiencing conflict or instability are failed states. In fact, Ukraine is a sovereign state with a democratically elected government. It has a functioning economy and a strong military. While the ongoing Russian invasion has caused significant damage to Ukraine’s infrastructure and economy, it is not accurate to say that Ukraine is a failed state. Continue reading


Army resumes training on Ajax

Units of the British Field Army have restarted training on the Ajax vehicles this week, highlighting continued progress in the programme.

-Field Army have resumed training on the Ajax vehicles

-Marks next positive step in progress on the Ajax programme

-Ajax vehicles have driven more than 6,600km on trials so far

Units of the British Field Army have restarted training on the Ajax vehicles this week, highlighting continued progress in the programme. Continue reading


Ukraine challenges Russian influence in Africa

22 May 2023 /Conflict and War/ –Ukraine’s foreign minister, Dmytro Kuleba, began a tour of African countries this week in an effort to challenge Russian influence in the “Global South.” Kuleba met with foreign ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, and Morocco to discuss the war in Ukraine and to seek their support for Ukraine’s position. Continue reading