“I do not have a job. There are no jobs. Nobody cares for us in Nigeria. My people borrowed and contributed money for me to pay the driver that takes people to Mali and across the border to Libya. From there, I hope to cross over to Italy or Spain with the boat.
The mainstream media classify sixty percent of AfD voters as protest voters. The classification as “protest voters” is explained with the main reason these voters give for voting for the far-right political party AfD (Alternative für Deutschland); they are disappointed with the political decisions or performance of the parties in power.
Nigeria celebrated 100th birthday in 2014. What is worth celebrating today? The Nigerian population has grown to approximately 187 Million despite thousands of casualties resulting from
Nigeria is Africa’s biggest oil producer and among the biggest in the world but most of its people subsist on less than $2 a day. The oil is produced in the south-east and some militant groups there want to keep a greater share of the wealth which comes from under their feet. Attacks by militants on oil installations led to a sharp fall in Nigeria’s output during the last decade. But in 2010, a government amnesty led thousands of fighters to lay down their weapons.
Pro-democracy protests in Syria appeared to have started in earnest Tuesday, as a group of 200 mostly young protesters gathered in the Syrian capital Damascus to demand reforms and the ouster of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in a ‘Day of Rage’, Deutsche Presse-Agentur reported.