Avaaz Global Ebay of Seeds

Already 56,000 people have pledged to support a global ‘internet seed swap’ initiative promoted by Avaaz,. Trouble is, the plans are deeply flawed, and have been developed without consultation with major seed saving groups worldwide. They also claimed the approval of the famous activist Vandana Shiva, but had to apologize when she said she didn’t […]

Beware Aid Agencies Bearing Gifts

USAID’s so-called ‘democracy promotion programmes’ are designed to foment dissent against governments unfriendly to Washington By Linda S.Heard | Special to Gulf NewsPublished: 20:00 April 21, 2014 There is no such thing as a free lunch as states that are recipients of western aid understand only too well. The naive may believe that foreign aid […]

Message to the African Wildlife Foundation

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/52192689]Nakuru Lemiruni sends a message to those responsible for evicting the Samburu tribe from their land.. The Samburu of Kisargei, in Kenya’s Laikipia district, were brutally evicted from the lands they call home in 2010 after the land was sold to the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF). AWF, using funds from The Nature Conservancy (TNC), […]

Film Claims Pat Robertson Africa charity is a fraud

By David Ferguson (rawstory.com) Christian televangelist Pat Robertson is threatening legal action against a Canadian documentary team over their film alleging that Robertson used a bogus charity as a supply line for his diamond mining business in Africa.Right Wing Watch reported Friday that Robertson and the Christian Broadcasting Network are threatening to sue Lara Zizic and […]