Tag Archives: Senegal

Congo: UN says at least 220 dead in oil explosion

Very smart of some… Siphoning fuel from an overturned fuel tanker. Did these people not have the slightest inkling that a fire/explosion was imminent? TGO Refer to story below. Source: Associated Press By PATRICE CITERA AND TODD PITMAN, Associated Press … Continue reading

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Senegal: 11 soccer fans die in terrace collapse

It’s unfortunate that these incidents occur, especially when people who for the most part have little to celebrate on a daily basis get an opportunity to enjoy themselves. TGO Refer to brief story. Source: Associated Press DAKAR, Senegal – Police … Continue reading

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Under pressure, Malawi’s leader pardons gay couple

These men should consider themselves fortunate that there was so much pressure on Malawi’s government officials that they were released and pardoned after being sentenced to 14 years in prison. Third world countries such as Malawi and many others are … Continue reading

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African states push for UN ban on female circumcision

The woman pictured below is holding the knife she uses to perform circumcision on women. If this is not one of the more grotesque and barbaric acts dictated by religious dogma, I don’t know what is! TGO Refer to story … Continue reading

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Snapshots of Catholic priests accused of abuse

More of the same… Your Catholic Church doing its “holy work.” Unfortunately, the “work” (sexual abuse, rape, etc.) is being done on the most vulnerable individuals: children. In the meantime, church leaders are covering up for their sick, perverted brethren. … Continue reading

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World populations by country

For information, below are the latest population figures for all of the countries in the world. Notice that China and India make up almost 40% of the total world population. That is amazing! TGO Source: Wikipedia Rank Country / Territory … Continue reading

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Sierra Leone takes steps to save mangroves

Good to know that countries in Africa are taking an interest in preserving the environment. More of this is needed, particularly in many parts of Asia which is terribly overpopulated. TGO Refer to story below. Source: Associated Press Sat Feb 27, 1:24 pm ET … Continue reading

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UN: Cocaine being traded for arms in West Africa

I know it’s not the answer for a myriad of various moral, social and health reasons, but given the current global situation with drug cartels and terrorism, legalizing drugs might be the answer. No doubt this statement sounds really absurd … Continue reading

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