“We Can Remove Ourselves From Poverty If We Focus On Where It Needs”- Ambassador Ibrahim Sorie

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Sierra Leone ambassador to Belgium, Hon Ibrahim Sorie and his wife.

Sierra Leone’s ‘All People’s Congress- APC,’ has been in existence in the country, as one of the leading political parties since 1960, after a breakaway group from Sierra Leone People’s Party that opposed the party’s policies formed APC.

After ruling  the country for twenty-three years, the party lost power to the opposition Sierra Leone People’s Party-SLPP and they ran the governmental affairs of the country for sixteen and half years.

During the reign of SLPP, it was on the lips of everyone that APC will never come back to power again, but after the military rule and the horrific brutal civil war, APC  won the elections again, bringing them back to power in 2007.

“The reason APC embarked on serious developments in Sierra Leone. Our economy is fragile, the health system is fragile too and the roads are bad. Since APC came to power, many of the bad roads are either completed or under construction,” says Honourable Ibrahim Sorie, the Sierra Leone Ambassador to Belgium, after inviting the Belgium’s branch of the political party to his residence on Sunday, March 20, 2016.

Present at the forum were Mr. Abdul Kargbo, the chairman, Madam Ann-Marie Cole, one of the top members, who represented Tapsiru Nallah, the Vice-Chairman, Mr. Abubakarr Kamara, the Organizing secretary, Madam Haja Amina Sankoh, Mr. Alfred Griffith, Madam Kady Tity Kargbo, Mr. Ibrahim Turay and Mr. T Turay.

After the introduction of the party members by the chairman and Madam Ann-Marie Cole, reading out the reasons the party was formed in Belgium and the plans they have towards the development of Sierra Leone, the ambassador was very pleased. He congratulated the members, for taking such a positive step in opening the party’s branch in Belgium, amidst the difficulties and the challenges Africans are facing in Europe.

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Some of the members of the Belgium’s branch of APC  party at the ambassador’s residence.

Development and the devastation of Ebola in Sierra Leone

On the subject of development in Sierra Leone, the ambassador mentioned that to facilitate flexible transportation from Lungi International Airport to the Water Quay, in the capital Freetown, the Sierra Leone government has ordered for three new ferries, now under construction in the Netherlands.

Despite APC’s effort to make life better for Sierra Leoneans throughout the country, many are not happy or satisfied. They see only a sunk economy and the creation of Sierra Leone as one party state, which was one of the philosophies of Siaka Stevens, a former head of state and one of the founding members of the party.

Driving from Pendembu, Kailhun districts to Freetown, are some of the evidence that President Koroma has really transformed the once neglected Kailahun district and the entire Sierra Leone. Many Sierra Leoneans have witnessed the rapid development of the Kanema and Kailahun districts under the dynamic leadership of Koroma’s government.

The journey which used to be more than seven hours on those neglected roads now takes two hours, driving from Kanema to Kailahun. “D Pa de Woke! The amazed Sierra Leoneans are amazed over the tireless efforts of President Koroma.

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A group picture with ambassador Ibrahim Sorie

“There is always opposition in politics. The Ebola crippled the economy of Sierra Leone in a way that we are still recovering. That’s point but we are still dealing with” said the ambassador.

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Section of Belgium’s branch of APC members

After the forum, the ambassador served the members with delicious meals and drink. It was an occasion everyone felt at home. Together with the members, the ambassador sang local songs to entertain the members.

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10 Top Myths About HIV/AIDS

HIV Infection

Aids, a disease without a cure?

Original article published by REAL HEALTH TREATMENTS

Beginning to understand the challenges of HIV/AIDS starts by dealing with some of the common myths people tend to believe about the disease. Following are some of the myths and the actual facts about the disease.

1. HIV/AIDS is mostly a disease of homosexual men.
Primarily spread by heterosexual sex, HIV/AIDS now infects as many women as men worldwide. Although the disease was first recognized in the United States among gay men, it is also significantly spread among IV drug users. Internationally, it is more often a disease of heterosexuals.

2. HIV/AIDS is mostly an African problem.
Found in every country in the world, HIV infections are growing most rapidly in countries outside of Africa, including India and Russia. Many African countries have been decimated by HIV/AIDS, but the impact is also significant in Asia, Eastern Europe, and India.

3. HIV/AIDS spreads mostly because of poor moral choices.
Women are often infected by their husbands. Children most often contract HIV by being born to HIV+ mothers. It isn’t helpful or meaningful to determine who is at fault or who is an innocent victim.

4. Plenty of money is being spent on fighting HIV/AIDS.
While a great deal of money is being spent by governments, private organizations, and individuals to fight HIV/AIDS, much more is needed.

5. HIV/AIDS is no longer a problem in developed countries like Canada,United States e.t.c.
Because medications (Antiretrovirals or ARVs) are widely available in the developed countries, the death rate has decreased. But the number of people living with HIV/AIDS has not decreased and the rate of new infections is not declining.

6. ARVs are widely available.
While antiretrovirals are becoming more available, they are still difficult to find in many rural areas and in some countries. Both drugs and systems to distribute them are needed in many poor countries.

7. A cure exists for HIV/AIDS.
While there are treatments to prolong life, there is no cure. Many scientists are working on a cure but few believe there will ever be one way to effectively cure someone because the virus constantly changes.

8. There is no hope for those with HIV/AIDS.
Great progress is being made in treatments and the rate of infant infection in some countries is dropping rapidly. There is also a dropping rate of new infections in many countries with strong prevention programs.

9. If I’m not HIV+, the disease doesn’t affect me.
The high rate of HIV/AIDS infections is causing instability in many countries and reversing the progress made in development. It is also causing a worldwide tuberculosis pandemic. Every community is affected. A pandemic affects everyone even if not immediately recognized.

10. There’s nothing I can do.
Everyone can do something. First, become educated. Then help teach others in your church, school, and community. Begin to care and pray about how you and your church, school, and community can become involved. Begin to share your knowledge with your peers to help break HIV stigma and discrimination that exists in most communities today and to encourage others to be a part of this fight to end the stigma of those affected or infected with HIV/AIDS.

Link of original article: http://realhealthtreatments.info/the-top-ten-myths-about-hivaids/

20,900,000 Victims Of Human Trafficking Worldwide

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Illustration for human trafficking

Contemporary slavery, also known as modern slavery, refers to the institutions of slavery that continue to exist in the present day. Estimates of the number of slaves today range from around 21 million to 29 million. 

Modern slavery is a multi-billion dollar industry with estimates of up to $35 billion generated annually.

The United Nations estimates that roughly 27 to 30 million individuals are currently caught in the slave trade industry. The Global Slavery Index 2013 states that 10 nations account for 76 percent of the world’s enslaved. India has the most slaves of any country, at 14 million (over 1% of the population).

China has the second-largest number with 2.9 million slaves, followed by Pakistan with 2.1 million, Nigeria with 701,000, Ethiopia with 651,000, Russia with 516,000, Thailand with 473,000, Congo with 462,000, Myanmar with 384,000, and Bangladesh with 343,000.

Mauritania was the last nation to officially abolish slavery, doing so in 2007; yet 4.3% of the population still remains enslaved.

Despite being illegal in every nation, slavery is still prevalent in many forms today.

Slavery also exists on a smaller scale in advanced democratic nations, for example the UKwhere Home Office estimates suggest 10,000 to 13,000 victims. This includes, forced workof various kinds, such as forced prostitution.

The UK has recently made an attempt to combat modern slavery via the Modern Slavery Act 2015. Large commercial organisations are now required to publish a slavery and human trafficking statement in regard to their supply chains for each financial year

Slaves can be an attractive investment because the slave-owner only needs to pay for sustenance and enforcement. This is sometimes lower than the wage-cost of free labourers, as free workers earn more than sustenance; in these cases slaves have positive price. When the cost of sustenance and enforcement exceeds the wage rate, slave-owning would no longer be profitable, and owners would simply release their slaves. Slaves are thus a more attractive investment in high-wage environments, and environments where enforcement is cheap, and less attractive in environments where the wage-rate is low and enforcement is expensive.

Free workers also earn compensating differentials, whereby they are paid more for doing unpleasant work. Neither sustenance nor enforcement costs rise with the unpleasantness of the work, however, so slaves’ costs do not rise by the same amount. As such, slaves are more attractive for unpleasant work, and less for pleasant work. Because the unpleasantness of the work is not internalised, being borne by the slave rather than the owner, it is a negative externalityand leads to over-use of slaves in these situations.

Modern slavery can be quite profitable and corrupt governments will tacitly allow it, despite it being outlawed by international treaties such as Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery and local laws. Total annual revenues of traffickers were estimated in 2004 to range from US $5 billion to US $9 billion, though profits are substantially lower. American slaves in 1809 were sold for around $40,000 (in today’s money)[citation needed]. Today, a slave can be bought for $90.

Read full article at: http://truthcdm.com/20900000-victims-of-human-trafficking-worldwide/#sthash.VdGPLvNT.dpuf

J.N.K. Savage:Tracing The Works Of A Great Journalist Behind Computer Age

SAV 6Journalist/Documentary film Producer and Director Justin N.K. Savage and wife Nancy-Elizabeth Savage (Nancy-Elizabeth Hudson) You looking at my mother and father.

Justin Nobleman Kodwo Savage was a professional journalist, documentary film producer and director, born at Cape Coast, in the central region of Ghana in 1932. While in active service, he passed away on January 29, 1976.

At Guinea Press, now ‘The Ghanaian Times’ during the Kwame Nkrumah era, Mr. Savage travelled extensively across the globe, whenever the president leaves the country to participate in world affairs.

At home, Ghanaians were able to receive first-hand information from Mr. Savage, over Nkrumah’s trip overseas, appearing in ‘The Evening News,’ newspaper dominated by party news, CPP, and adulation of Nkrumah.

At Guinea Press, Justin Savage had the opportunity to make further studies in journalism in London, England, but Nkrumah’s interest in communism took him off Ghana soil to many Eastern European countries including Poland, Czechoslovakia etc, and Russia.

In the sixties, the president of the then Czechoslovakia invited African journalists to his country. Justin Savage heads the African journalists from Ghana, but the Ghanaians presence stole the show, because of the native Kente cloth they put on. Kente exposes the rich tradition and culture of Ghana.

Justin Savage filed his press cuts and combined all his publications which appeared in the newspapers as a magazine, naming it “A Mixture Of Periodicals.” These publications later after his death, became my favourite book, assisting me to gain more writing skills when my interest increased to be a writer.

Darkness fell on Ghana when Nkrumah was overthrown-ed on February 24, 1966, in a coup organized by CIA and local collaborators. Chaos and curfews followed amidst jubilation and sadness. Mr. Savage served Guinea press a year more and he resigned.

He followed a course in technology at the Kumasi Science and Technology, where he studied film production. After his course, he entered into Ghana Broadcasting Corporation as ‘Advisor on film for television.’

He excelled in his profession and had promotions. It wasn’t long when Friedrich Ebert Foundation (West German Television Team) established a television project attached to the Broadcasting House in Ghana.

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung is a German political foundation named after Friedrich Ebert, Germany’s first democratically elected president. Headquartered in Bonn and Berlin, the foundation contributes to social democracy by means of:

Political education in order to reinforce its fundamental values, research and scientific analysis of central policy areas, various forms of public dialogue in order to pave the way for it, scholarship programs for students and Ph.D. candidates, development cooperation aimed at global justice and building bridges of international cooperation for worldwide democracy.

For efficient service and to be familiar with new developments in television production, Mr. Savage was at West German for an intensive course. He returned to the Broadcasting House and was appointed ‘Documentary Film Producer and Director.

At the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation, he made a number of documentary films, especially during the exhibition of Ghana and other African products at both the first and second ‘Ghana International Trade Fair,’ in Accra.

Kodwo, the name his co-workers loved to call him, did a number of documentary films, including ‘Ghana At A Glance, Cocoa In Ghana, Backyard Industries and ‘Furnace in a Village’, produced in 1972. I had the opportunity to play a role in ‘Backyard Industries.’

I grew up to see some of his friends such as Mr. Kofi Badu, the Managing Director of Daily Graphic and Mr. Willie Donkor, the Editor of Weekly Spectator, still in the media. In the early nineties, January, I contacted one of my father’s friends called Mr. Ebo Biney, at the Broadcasting House, requesting if he could telecast one of my father’s film on January 29, for remembrance. It came as a shock to me when I learned that all my father’s films got burnt, following a fire which engulfed Ghana Broadcasting Corporation some time ago.

Since then I have been working very hard to see if I can find any of my father’s work online, despite far behind computer age or advanced modern technology. Like winning a lotto, I discovered two. The first is at the website of Len Pole, a Museum Consultant: “Advisor on a film for television, ‘Furnace in a Village’, produced by Kodwo Savage, Ghana Broadcasting Corporation, 1972.” – http://www.lenpole.com/I contacted the museum consultant after the discovery of my father’s work on his website. I was delighted when he told a few years ago ‘Furnace in a village’ was shown at Cannes Film Festival.

Then I had a new break through  when I discovered another work at: Selected Bibliography in Communication – jstor by Graham B. Kerr, under the topic- All African governments are committed to development and most wish to …Journalism Quarterly [forthcoming]. ….. SAVAGEJ.N.K. “Ghana Jugend begeistert.- . “Ghana inspires youth.”

The selected Bibliography in Communication is a book published by the Canadian Association of African Studies. Justin Savage writes:

“We must bridge the gap between leaders and masses, between government and people . . No government tells the people everything, but every government must reach the people so as to tell them what they should be told” – Julius Nyerere

Continue reading: https://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/483601.pdf?

The search for my father’s work isn’t yet over. As time goes on when I discover something new, I will keep on updating this article. I hope readers will enjoy reading it and if any reader has any suggestion to improve it, you are always welcome.

The incredible story of this great writer neglected when he was a child is now available at Amazon: http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Writer-Died-Joel-Savage-ebook/dp/B013L54A7O

Aids And Ebola Are Medical Terrorism Against Africa by Europe And America

Aids and Ebola were bio-weapons engineered by America

The resting place of poor victims of Ebola in Africa.

By Joel Savage and Johan Van Dongen

Without any support from the European and American media, since the beginning of this year, I have been working very hard with Joel Savage, a writer, who also advocate truth, to let the whole world, including Africa, know that Aids and Ebola were man-made diseases or created in laboratory and used on poor innocent defenseless Africans by Europe, Russia, and America.

In fact, just like the fight against terrorism continues unabated, we (Dongen and Savage) will also continue to establish the truth that Aids and Ebola, were indeed medical crimes against Africa, for military defending purposes, to de-populate and cause mass human destruction and panic in the continent of Africa.

We are asking European and American leaders to show concern to Africans, the same way they showed concern over terrorism in France or in any part of this world. It’s pure hypocrisy for Europe and America to haunt perpetrators of terrorism when they are free after committing the same medical terrorism in Africa.

Again it’s pure hypocrisy for Europe and America, to hunt down the perpetrators of Nazi crime when those that committed the medical crimes are enjoying their lives with impunity. Do we have to ask, is it because that medical terrorism against Africa was committed many years ago, while terrorism is freshly taking place in  Europe and America? If the answer is yes, then there is no law and if there is, then the law is an ass or raped.  

WHO IS JOHAN VAN DONGEN?

Dongen is a Dutch Micro-Surgeon/Scientist and a former lecturer in one of the universities in Holland. At the age of 48, he lost his job because of revealing the truth about Aids and Ebola as man-made viruses, which were created in the laboratory, as a means to depopulate Africa.  Decades of his research, he immediately published a book about those medical crimes in the native language, in Holland.

Since Europe, America, Russia, World Health Organization and Center for Diseases Control want to cover up those medical crimes, Holland didn’t take Professor Dongen’s publication likely. What was his ‘crime?’ He was considered a whistle-blower. After losing his post as a lecturer, Micro-Surgeon Dongen stood tall, brave and firm, to fight the authorities in his native Holland, since his research had been confirmed by other brave scientists that Aids and Ebola were indeed medical crimes against Africa.

After many lawsuits against his professional life, the Dutch authorities crippled him financially, as one of the measures to stop him from bringing out the truth. “Joel Savage, I lost everything, but not my brain and my wife,” says Professor Johan Van Dongen.

At his ripe age, Dongen still continues to fight for the truth, penniless, by using the social media. Whatever wrong happening to us today, including terrorism, were caused by man. The wages of sin is death and whatever a man sows, the same he shall reap. We are against terrorism and other crimes, but many have failed to realize that whatever is happening to us today, were the results of the evil deeds planted by Europe and America.

Prof. 3Professor Johan Van Dongen’s research over Aids and Ebola medical crimes in Africa was first published in Dutch, before translated.

The media knows this very well, but they will not publish it to ‘tarnish’ their image or someone to lose his job, instead they keep on killing and making things difficult for those standing up for the truth. Since Aids, Ebola, and other medical crimes occurred, many scientists have lost their lives in strange circumstances. The latest is  Dr. Jeff Bradstreet: After claiming that vaccines caused autism, the doctor was found dead.

The media claimed in an apparent suicide in North Carolina, Bradstreet died of what seems to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest. Found in Rocky Broad River in Chimney Rock on June 19, by a fisherman. In a world of white-collar liars and criminals, that’s what we often hear and the European and American media have also inherited the same disease: The Lying Syndrome.

We are never pleased over terrorism taking place around the world because violence doesn’t pay. In fact, like every human being, we feel the pain for victims of terrorism, even though no one cares about Africans, yet we shall use the social media to discourage this act of violence some extreme groups are using to get their voice heard. But while we are showing concern over the lives of innocent victims killed by terrorists, the world should also show concern over the plight of Africans to bring those responsible for facing the law or justice.

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“Vaccines Cause Autism”- Donald Trump

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 Joel Savage and Johan Van Dongen 

I don’t like politics, because politicians have ruined our society beyond remedy. Their selfishness, lies, greed and manipulation, have brought suffering to thousands, than happiness. But suddenly, it seems I’m gaining interest in America’s politics, just because of one man, Donald Trump. For over a decade, faithful scientists, including Dutch’s Professor Johan van Dongen, have alerted the world that America is responsible for Africa’s  Aids and Ebola epidemic, which have claimed thousands of people, through contaminated vaccines.

The fact that the orchestrated epidemic took place in Africa,  to bring those responsible to face justice, has been fruitless. They are enjoying life with impunity, while Africans are dying daily. World Health Organization, Center for Diseases Control, The Rockefeller Foundation, Belgium, France, Russia, Holland, Germany and a host of others, deliberately infected Africa with the viruses of Aids and Ebola, manufactured in laboratories for bio-warfare and lied over the origins of the diseases.

If monkeys brought from Philippines to America, came along with the Aids virus, why so many Africans have died than people in the Philippines? Professional liars! I wasn’t surprised when Donald Trump publicly spoke out about the dangers of vaccinations, and has said he believes that vaccines cause autism.

Donald Trump said “I couldn’t care less. I’ve seen people where they have a perfectly healthy child, and they go for the vaccinations and a month later the child is no longer healthy.

Intergalacticvault.com reports:

“I’ve gotten to be pretty familiar with the subject,” Trump went on to say.

“You know, I have a theory — and it’s a theory that some people believe in — and that’s the vaccinations. We never had anything like this. This is now an epidemic.

Frankly speaking, Trump’s statement over the vaccine which he believes causes autism, has given us hope that in the future, the truth behind the vaccines, which caused Aids and Ebola diseases in Africa, which the authorities for decades have fought to cover up, may definitely come out one day. It may be likely that he is the one to speak the truth over the origins of the diseases when he wins the seat, as the next president of America, because Obama has proved to be coward and a liar.

Aids & Ebola: Who Can Speak The Truth After Obama, When In God America Trust?

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President Barack Obama, pretending not aware that Aids and Ebola are medical crimes against Africa. The medical crime issues have cast a gloomy shadow on Obama’s administration and the media. Who can speak the truth after Obama, when in God America trust?

By Joel Savage and Johan van Dongen

“A Humble Request To The Media To Bring Those Responsible For Aids And Ebola Crimes To Justice. The domination of man to subdue others and greed have caused much destruction in this world. People don’t care about the truth any longer, but we should always remember that when the rain falls, it doesn’t fall on one man’s roof. Every health catastrophe or pandemic could easily spread to every part of this world, through terrorism when it falls into wrong hands. What happened on September 11, 2001, unexpectedly, should be a lesson to Americans and the media, to start unfolding the truth about the origins of  Aids and Ebola and bring those responsible to face justice.”- Joel Savage.

No one is above the law they say, but why has the media failed to bring those responsible for Aids and Ebola medical crimes in Africa to justice? Is it because it was planned against Africa? Is it because World Health Organization and Center for Diseases Control are involved? Is it because the Rockefeller Foundation is involved? Is it because Bill Gates is involved? Is it because Germany, Holland, Russia, France and Belgium are involved? How long can world leaders and the media pretend they don’t know what is going on and remain silent?

The America Judiciary System and Justice Department are tainted and the media has lost it’s credibility, because of the truth over Aids and Ebola hidden from the public. The American Justice Department continue to put innocent people behind bars but failed to raise the issue of Aids and Ebola medical crimes, because America is involved. But do we call this true justice, when no one is above the law? And why do they continue to force people to obey the law, when they have failed to perform their duties in truth and honesty?

The Aids and Ebola medical crimes can no longer be covered, because it’s no longer a secret. The Dutch Scientist and Micro-Surgeon, Professor Johan van Dongen, has revealed them in his books, making him a public enemy in his native country, The Netherlands. Belgium’s Scientist, Professor Guido Van der Groen, lied over the origins of Ebola, but ignorantly forgot that years back he granted an interview to ‘Humo’ one of Belgium’s news magazines and said that “America has developed Aids and Ebola viruses for biological warfare. Another lost scientist that lied over the origins of Aids and Ebola is Dutch’s Ab Osterhaus. (The Swine-Flu profit maker.)

Above all, some faithful scientists have openly declared that Aids and Ebola are indeed medical crimes against mankind. With all these facts, truth and evidence emerging, we are now asking the American Justice Department and the Media: What are they waiting for? If America says “In God We Trust,” then justice should prevail.

http://www.amazon.com/Greatest-Medical-History-Against-Mankind-ebook/dp/B016W89W1G