Category Archive: Africa

United States tech companies failing to heave Trump’s stance on China

United States tech companies failing to heave Trump’s stance on China Horace C. White Modern Tokyo Times When U.S. President Donald Trump came into office, he left no one in doubt regarding his stance on China. Through actions,… Continue reading

Islamist sword in Nigeria aimed at Christians

Islamist sword in Nigeria aimed at Christians Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Christians in Nigeria continue to face the sword of Islam along with state indifference towards the followers… Continue reading

Tunisian Ennahda’s ‘Secret Apparatus’ Draws Comparisons to Brotherhood Origins

Tunisian Ennahda’s ‘Secret Apparatus’ Draws Comparisons to Brotherhood Origins by Hany Ghoraba Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism A lawsuit accusing Tunisia’s Ennahda Movement of plotting the assassination of two political… Continue reading

At least 42 Shia killed in Nigeria after a demonstration turned into a bloodbath

At least 42 Shia killed in Nigeria after a demonstration turned into a bloodbath Noriko Watanabe, Salma Zribi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Another massacre against the embattled Shia occurred in… Continue reading

The Mass Media and the reciprocal Al-Qaeda: Afghanistan, Bosnia, Libya, Syria, and now Myanmar

The Mass Media and the reciprocal Al-Qaeda: Afghanistan, Bosnia, Libya, Syria, and now Myanmar Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The mass media corporations throughout the Northern Hemisphere that incorporate… Continue reading

The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt: Current Crisis and Future Directions

The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt: Current Crisis and Future Directions Publication: Terrorism Monitor By: Alison Pargeter The Jamestown Foundation   In July 2018, the Congressional Subcommittee on National Security held a hearing to… Continue reading

Fresh hope in South Sudan after agreement on power-sharing between Kiir and Machar

Fresh hope in South Sudan after agreement on power-sharing between Kiir and Machar  Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The people of South Sudan deserve real hope after suffering at… Continue reading

Refugees from Burundi and DRC face a bleak future in Tanzania: Factors are complex

Refugees from Burundi and DRC face a bleak future in Tanzania: Factors are complex Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Tanzania is intent on keeping refugees and… Continue reading

The Democratic Republic of Congo gets doses of the Ebola vaccine to help against deadly outbreak

The Democratic Republic of Congo gets doses of the Ebola vaccine to help against deadly outbreak Kanako Itamae and Chika Mori Modern Tokyo Times The deadly Ebola virus is spreading in parts of… Continue reading

Cameroon and the menace of Islamist terrorism: Boko Haram and Amnesty International

Cameroon and the menace of Islamist terrorism: Boko Haram and Amnesty International Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The nation of Cameroon is on the frontline in fighting the barbarity… Continue reading

Jaysh al-Ayman: A ‘Local’ Threat in Kenya

Jaysh al-Ayman: A ‘Local’ Threat in Kenya Publication: Terrorism Monitor By: Sunguta West The Jamestown Foundation After a series of deadly attacks, Jaysh al-Ayman, an elite al-Shabaab unit formed about five years ago… Continue reading

Sharjah Helps Rebuild One of Africa’s Iconic Libraries in Guinea

Sharjah Helps Rebuild One of Africa’s Iconic Libraries in Guinea Sharjah makes a unique contribution to rebuild one of Conakry’s most beloved libraries which was destroyed by fire in 2012 Sharjah has announced… Continue reading

Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia says Turkey is part of the “triangle of evil”

Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia says Turkey is part of the “triangle of evil” Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Sweeping changes are on the way in Saudi Arabia under… Continue reading

Libya’s Rogue Militias Keep the Country From Tackling Human Trafficking

Libya’s Rogue Militias Keep the Country From Tackling Human Trafficking Publication: Terrorism Monitor By: Alessandra Bocchi The Jamestown Foundation Since 2014, people smuggling and human trafficking has become a lucrative business in Libya,… Continue reading

President Zuma steps down to immediate effect in South Africa: Will ANC corruption end?

President Zuma steps down to immediate effect in South Africa: Will ANC corruption end? Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times After relentless pressure, the embattled leader of South Africa finally… Continue reading

Christians face the Islamist sword in Nigeria: Boko Haram, the Fulani, and state indifference

Christians face the Islamist sword in Nigeria: Boko Haram, the Fulani, and state indifference Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Christians in Nigeria continue to face the sword of Islam… Continue reading

France to support Tunisia in order to help the democratic transition: North Africa and Macron

France to support Tunisia in order to help the democratic transition: North Africa and Macron Salma Zribi, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Emmanuel Macron of France is hoping… Continue reading

Darkness of Gulf Islamism and base of Sudan: Christianity, Sufi Strains, and Takfiris in Cameroon

Darkness of Gulf Islamism and base of Sudan: Christianity, Sufi Strains, and Takfiris in Cameroon Paul Joseph Nzeribe, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Central African Republic was torn… Continue reading

Arab League cares for a Palestinian State when not killing each other or persecuting non-Arabs

Arab League cares for a Palestinian State when not killing each other or persecuting non-Arabs Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Arab League, an organization based on the Arab… Continue reading

Roman Catholic Church is taking the political high ground in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Roman Catholic Church is taking the political high ground in the Democratic Republic of Congo Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times It is known that several people were killed in… Continue reading

The Pope welcomes Sunni migrants while Sunni Islamists seek to cleanse Egypt, Iraq, and Syria of Christians

The Pope welcomes Sunni migrants while Sunni Islamists seek to cleanse Egypt, Iraq, and Syria of Christians Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The current Roman Catholic Pope who hails… Continue reading

Zimbabwe and the Zanu-PF rubber stamp: Political transition of the ruling elites

Zimbabwe and the Zanu-PF rubber stamp: Political transition of the ruling elites Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times The political succession from Robert Mugabe to the new president of Zimbabwe,… Continue reading

Sunni Islamists in Egypt butcher 235 Muslims in Mosque attack in the Sinai Region

Sunni Islamists in Egypt butcher 235 Muslims in Mosque attack in the Sinai Region Boutros Hussein, Sawako Uchida, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Sunni Islamists in Egypt have butchered at least… Continue reading

Zimbabwe in transition or merely maintaining the rule of Zanu-PF?

Zimbabwe in transition or merely maintaining the rule of Zanu-PF? Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Robert Mugabe finally stepped down from ruling Zimbabwe but the stranglehold of Zanu-PF remains.… Continue reading

Zimbabwe to re-instate Emmerson Mnangagwa and dismiss President Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe to re-instate Emmerson Mnangagwa and dismiss President Robert Mugabe  Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times According to various sources, the ruling Zanu-PF will reinstate the sacked Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa,… Continue reading

Confusion abounds in Zimbabwe: Military Coup or preventing the planned takeover by Grace Mugabe?

Confusion abounds in Zimbabwe: Military Coup or preventing the planned takeover by Grace Mugabe? Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Zimbabwe remains tense after the military stepped in and seized… Continue reading

Migrant Crisis in Italy via Libya: NGOs, Smugglers, and Arab Slavery of Black Africans

Migrant Crisis in Italy via Libya: NGOs, Smugglers, and Arab Slavery of Black Africans Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Carmelo Zuccaro, an Italian prosecutor, claims to have major evidence… Continue reading

Egyptian Islamist Uses New Jersey Base to Stoke Christian Hatred

Egyptian Islamist Uses New Jersey Base to Stoke Christian Hatred by Hany Ghoraba Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Inciting sectarian strife against Egypt’s Coptic Christians is not a novelty. Islamist… Continue reading

Sudan’s Controversial Rapid Support Forces Bolster Saudi Efforts in Yemen

Sudan’s Controversial Rapid Support Forces Bolster Saudi Efforts in Yemen Publication: Terrorism Monitor Volume: 15 Issue: 20 By: Nicholas A. Heras The Jamestown Foundation In late September, the military leader of Sudan’s Rapid… Continue reading

Christians abandoned in Nigeria: Endless Massacres by the Muslim Fulani

Christians abandoned in Nigeria: Endless Massacres by the Muslim Fulani Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Nigeria needed the support of regional nations in order to tackle… Continue reading