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America's B*llshit Concern For Human Rights in Africa

US Embassies all over Africa are ignoring murder or African women & child rape

By IwriteMywrongsPublished about a month ago 4 min read
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Friday, 12 April 2024

By: TB Obwoge

Did you know that Canada paid for the huge protests against femicide in Kenya? Well the did, the American embassy in Kenya is said to be the largest embassy the US has in Africa. Yet there was no outpour of concern when Kenyan women went to the streets to protest the rising cases of femicide in the country.

Bawku, Ghana has been the scene of a tribal war for decades. Ghana still remains the 4th most peaceful country in Africa despite the fact 225 (possibly more) people have been Killed in Bawku from 2019 to 2024.

Journalists have been held by the police for even writing about the fighting in Bawku and Bolga Ghana. Two different areas of Ghana with long standing fighting and murder. There are soldiers stationed at both areas in Ghana to "step in" when fighting becomes too much to handle.

Or when they're called to be on the ready, as one soldier told me they're often alled to be on the ready.

The capital is Bolgatanga, sometimes shortened to Bolga. Other cities include Bawku and Navrongo. In area, the Upper East Region is 8842 square kilometers. In 2002, its population was 964,500.

I've written here before how threats are traded within Bawku via TikTok, since there is little to no moderation in some countries in Africa, threats remain on the social media platform.

Then you get white, foreign journalists who want to write click stories like the one below. Where they want you to beleive that terrorists are invading Ghana, instead of the decaded long tribal fighting being the cause. In this article from January 2023, there is a suggestion that this violence isn't from Ghanaians when it is.

A Small Town in Ghana Erupted in Violence. Were Jihadists Fueling the Fight?

In Bawku, where dozens have recently been killed, New Lines finds a long-running local power struggle to be the key driver of conflict

On Nov. 23, 2021, the residents of Bawku, a market town in Ghana’s far north, were jolted awake in the middle of the night by the rapid crack of automatic weapons firing on the outskirts of town. For decades, the two largest ethnic groups in the area, the Mamprusi and Kusasi, have been locked in a dispute over who should control the town’s chieftaincy — a role both symbolic and politically potent in a region more than a day’s drive from the country’s center of power in the capital, Accra. After 13 years of relative peace, tensions had reached a fever pitch as rumors circulated that the Mamprusi were planning to install their own regent as chief, in a direct challenge to the current Kusasi ruler. Militants began taking aim at each other in an armed conflict that soon spilled over into the town’s roads, markets and homes.

Bawku nestles in the northwestern corner of Ghana, less than an hour from the borders of Burkina Faso and Togo. A sprawling open-air market sits at the center of the town, which for centuries has served as a trading hub between the arid Sahel and the forests of West Africa. Most of Bawku’s 80,000 residents are part of Ghana’s Muslim minority — 71% of Ghanaians are Christian, while just 20% are Muslim — and many have more connections with Ghana’s neighbors than they do in Accra.

While Bawku’s history is highly contested by its residents, everyone agrees that the Kusasi community were already living in the area when the Mamprusi founded the town in the 18th century. While the two lived separately — with Mamprusi and minority ethnic groups in the town center and Kusasi on the fringes and in rural areas — they also intermarried and learned each other’s languages.

At the heart of the dispute in Bawku is the powerful local chieftaincy, an institution that has roots in the early 20th century, when British colonial administrators established their rule through a hierarchy of local chiefs. While the colonial structure was often contrived, the power that chiefs wielded was not: In areas where little state infrastructure existed, they were the first and sometimes last stop in mediating disputes over land, grazing rights and other local matters. With that power also came money from fees paid by those who wanted their disputes settled by the chief. In Bawku, the British recognized the Mamprusi monarch as the town’s chief, making him part of the colonial state and giving him the power to adjudicate local disputes, collect taxes, recruit labor and appoint sub-chiefs

Source: New Lines Magazine

The United States has been silent on the kidnappings of Ugandans in the country. As well as the growing number of impregnated teens, some of which are being sexually abused by older men.

Also a few weeks ago when a Ghanaian claimed he was taken by the Ghana police and beaten by them for insulting the president's wife on Twitter X, the US didn't make a peep. You can read about that below.

Clearly the United States doesn't care about human rights in African countries, they just care about bullying Black African countries.

It would've been a wonderful time to step up for Kenyan women but Canada did what was right. The same for the rampant femicides in Ghana, this would have been a time to show that the US actually cares about African women and children.

However even in the US they don't care about Black Americans either.

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©️TB Obwoge 2023 All Rights Reserved

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I'm the president of a nonprofit. I've lived in 3 countries, I love to travel, take photos and help children and women around the world! One day I pray an end to Child Marriages, Rape and a start to equal Education for ALL children 🙏🏽

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  • Andrea Corwin about a month ago

    Arrrgggh all the crapola in African countries is ignored - and it is shameful; AND it is obvious why.

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