Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire, speaking in East English Village in Detroit on December 6, 2008. (Photo: Alan Pollock)., a photo by Pan-African News Wire File Photos on Flickr.
Monday December 30, 2013
Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast for Saturday December 28, 2013--Hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, Editor of the Pan-African News Wire
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Ban Ki-moon, the Secretary General of the United Nations, has ordered the deployment of nearly 14,000 troops to the Republic of South Sudan in response to factional fighting between groups loyal to President Salva Kiir and ousted Vice President Riek Machar.
The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has held a meeting in Nairobi, Kenya where East African leaders have stated that they will not tolerate any seizure of power by armed opposition forces inside the world's newest nation.
France has requested that the United Nations enhance its participation in the Central African Republic. Fighting inside the mineral-rich state has escalated since Paris deployed 1,600 troops to the country. Several Chadian and French troops have been killed in recent clashes. There have been mass demonstrations against French involvement in the country.
In Egypt the Muslim Brotherhood has been officially designated as a "terrorist" organization amid ongoing demonstrations against the military-backed regime. There have been two bomb attacks on the security directorate in Mansoura as well as an explosion near a bus in Nasr City, Cairo.
Finally, a new film on the life South African leader Nelson Mandela has been released across the U.S. The biopic covers "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom", an autobiography published by Madiba in 1995.