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Inside Erik Prince's Treacherous Drive to Build a Private Air Force
Business  (tags: Jeremy Scahill & Matthew Cole, Erik Prince, Frontier Services Group, private air force, Airborne, the long war, private military services, Africa, China )

Judy
- 106 days ago - theintercept.com
"We are doing something completely illegal"... Inside Blackwater founder's secret plan to build a private air force
Blackwater's Founder Is Under Investigation for Money Laundering, Ties to Chinese Intel, and Brokering Mercenary Services
Business  (tags: Jeremy Scahill, Matthew Cole, Erik Prince, Africa, China, Libya, U.S. DOJ investigation, NSA, mercenaries, paramilitary servces, Chinese intelligence, Blackwater, Foreign Services Group, FSG )

Judy
- 125 days ago - theintercept.com
Ever wonder what that scoundrel Prince has been up to? "For more than a year, U.S. intelligence has been monitoring Prince's communications and movements..."
Israeli Arms Fuel Atrocities in Africa
Business  (tags: israel weapon industries, Africa, South Sudan, U.N., Israeli arms trade, drones, Israeli shipyards, war for profit, Kenya, colonialism, atrocities, African refugees in Israel, Cameroon, Nigeria, world, money, news, usa, abuse )

Jess
- 312 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Israeli weapons are fueling atrocities in South Sudan, according to a United Nations report that sheds new light on the secretive Israeli arms trade in Africa.
Shell To Pay $84 Million for Nigerian Oil Spills: 'Inadequate for Damage Done'
Business  (tags: World, Nigeria, Fossil Fuels, Corporate Power, Africa, Environment, Water, Pollution )

Judy
- 567 days ago - commondreams.org
Lawyers say the settlement is unprecedented, but locals point out: 'The fishermen cannot hope to return to fishing in the Bodo rivers and creeks because of the depth of hydrocarbon pollution resulting from the oil spills.'
10 African Startups That Rocked 2014 - CNN.Com
Business  (tags: Africa, Kenya, startups, Entrepreneurs, Nigeria, business, services )

Kathryn
- 579 days ago - cnn.com
Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) -- 2014 has been another amazing year for startups in Africa. More and more entrepreneurs turned their attention to building businesses that can solve the continent's problems and provide services it has long awaited.
Let Contractors Fight the Islamic State, Blackwater Founder Erik Prince Says
Business  (tags: Erik Prince, Blackwater, ISIS, Africa, Frontier Services Group, private contractors, cashing in, Pres. Obama )

Judy
- 654 days ago - washingtonpost.com
As the fight against the Islamic State unfolds, the take of Erik Prince, the founder of the former private security firm Blackwater, is straightforward: If the United States is unwilling to send in ground troops, "let the private sector finish the job."
Acquisition of Africa's SeedCo By Monsanto, Groupe Limagrain: Neo-Colonial Occupation of Africa's Seed Systems
Business  (tags: Monsanto, seed companies, Limagrain, Africa, Sustainable Development, threatened, agriculture, business, environment )

Evelyn
- 658 days ago - afsafrica.org
The encroachment of the international seed industry, which focuses almost exclusively on genetically uniform varieties, takes us further away from a vision of local crop R&D and closer to neo-colonialism of Africa's food systems.
Africa's Dividing Farmlands A Threat To Food Security
Business  (tags: farming, Africa, land division, land grabs, agriculture, investments, money )

Nancy
- 686 days ago - ipsnews.net
Smallholder farmers across Africa account for at least 75 percent of agricultural outputs, according to FAO."They [smallholder farmers in Botswana] have less than eight percent percent of the agricultural land and they still account for nearly 100 percent
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protest Renewed Efforts to Plunder Africa - ForceChange
Business  (tags: world, politics, africa, environment, environment, world, politics, business, corporate, corruption, society )

Cal
- 720 days ago - forcechange.com
Call on officials to prioritize local control of resources, environmental protections and workers' rights in their push to promote U.S. investment in Africa
Can Drones Help Tackle Africa's Wildlife Poaching Crisis?
Business  (tags: Business, Drones, Wild Animals, Poaching crisis, Africa )

Ray
- 737 days ago - bbc.co.uk
An eye in the sky that can help catch wildlife poachers is the dream of many conservationists in Africa.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Facebook CEO - Mark Zuckerberg: Remove the Page of Kendall Jones That Promotes Animal Cruelty!
Business  (tags: animalcruelty, animalwelfare, extinction, cruelty, environment, endangered, suffering, slaughter, killed, killing, conservation, wildanimals, activists, murder, media, internet, violence, women, world, sadness, africa, business, consumers, cover-up, corru )

Kelly
- 752 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
For the sake of all animals, especially the animals in the African region... where hunters are going for fun just to kill an animal! Some people have been reporting the pages lately but it seems Facebook is not concerned
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Remember Slain Elephant By Protecting Those Who Remain
Business  (tags: PAYING IVORIES PRICE, Tsavo East National Park, in Kenya, extremely popular visitors, often linked with the drug trade, ecosystems, forests, nature, wildlife, politics, activists, crime, corruption, violence, sadness, dishonesty, suffering, slaughter, ki )

Kelly
- 759 days ago - forcechange.com
Tsavo East National Park in Kenya has suffered a devastating loss. Satao, a male elephant known for having tusks that reached the ground, was recently killed by poachers. The killers only took his tusks, THIS WAS BABY
 

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