Refugees flee the fighting in the Congo. Pirates from Somalia attack shipping in the Indian Ocean. North Sudan bombs South Sudan. AIDS, ebola and unknown diseases ravage the continent.
Rampant tribalism raises a succession of leaders in the ilk of Idi Amin. Slavery? Africa continues to lead the world in this terrible human tragedy. Blood diamond, child soldiers, rape and mutilation are the order of the day.
Nobel Prize winner Albert Schweitzer forecast these events in the early 1960s prior to the end of European colonization. A renown humanitarian, Schweitzer spent most of his life working to benefit black Africa. Yet when he was asked about his views on the end of colonization and gave his accurate forecast, he was excoriated by the liberal press in the United States.
I predict more U.S. troops will be sent to Africa to join those in Uganda now.
James Lawson Price