Daily Archives: June 21, 2017

Honest Accounts 2017 – How the world profits from Africa’s wealth

by Mark Curtis , Tim Jones

Profiting from Africa’s wealth

Africa is rich – in potential mineral wealth, skilled workers, booming new businesses and biodiversity. Its people should thrive, its economies prosper. Yet many people living in Africa’s 47 countries remain trapped in poverty, while much of the continent’s wealth is being extracted by those outside it.

Ukraine | Protests erupt in Kiev against renaming main street after SS officer

The Kiev city council decides to change the name of a main street from that of a General who liberated the city from the Nazis, to that of a Nazi officer who organized and took part in ethnic cleansing; dozens are injured in protests against renaming, which is temporarily suspended.