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Chinese Spying in Africa through Infrastructure Projects

Chinese Spying in Africa through Infrastructure Projects

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By Keefa Nuwahereza A new report shows how Beijing is using infrastructure to expand its surveillance network on the continent, making U.S. officials vulnerable. China’s Expands Spy Ambitions in Africa In 2018, the African Union accused China of infiltrating the computer network in its glitzy new headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to steal sensitive data—a task made easier by the fact that China itself built the headquarters. But it likely didn’t stop there. In recent years, China has quietly embarked on government building projects across Africa that add up to a counterintelligence nightmare for the United States and its partners on the continent, according to new research from the Heritage Foundation. China has constructed or renovated nearly 200 govern...
US Hits Uganda Adoption Ring with Criminal Charges, Sanctions

US Hits Uganda Adoption Ring with Criminal Charges, Sanctions

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US Department of Justice has filed money-laundering and fraud charges against two Americans and a Ugandan lawyer for running a fake adoption ring with Ugandan children who were not orphans The US government filed criminal charges and economic sanctions Monday against an adoption ring that placed Ugandan children who were not orphans with families in the United States. The US Justice department filed multiple fraud and money laundering charges against two Americans, Margaret Cole and Debra Parris, and a Ugandan lawyer, Dorah Mirembe, for conspiring to corruptly procure the children and transfer them to American adoptive parents, making hundreds of thousands of dollars in the process. Mirembe's law firm allegedly "manipulated" the parents of "vulnerable families" in the Ugandan cou...
USA On Fire As Protesters Burn Minneapolis Over George Floyd’s Murder, Killer Cop Charged With Murder

USA On Fire As Protesters Burn Minneapolis Over George Floyd’s Murder, Killer Cop Charged With Murder

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By Elite Reporter The murder of George Floyd, an African-American on Wednesday, by  racist policemen led by Derek Chauvin will not leave the United State of America the same, after protester decided to torch Minneapolis, ransack supermarkets, plus attacking government buildings and installations. The situation has since degenerated in a full-blown battle between security forces and protesters, many have been arrested and jailed but others are still pouring on streets to wreck havoc. On Friday 29 May, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz called for swift justice for the police officers involved in the death of George Floyd. Minneapolis is on fire after George Floyd's murder by policeman Derek Chauvin Derek Chauvin, a white Minneapolis police officer who was seen on video kneelin...