Chef’s Special: Nigerian ‘Cannibal Restaurant’ Shut Down After Human Heads Were Found in Fridge

21WIRE + Independent | This one would take the biscuit for Gordon Ramsey’s ‘Kitchen Nightmares’…

The Horns of Africa: Neo Colonialism, Oil Wars and Terror Games

Shawn Helton | The spoils of Africa are being divided up again.

Mali Mine Misery: Foreign firms eye gold, local workers are Cheated

RT | One of the country’s few thriving industries apparently being eyed by foreign corporations.

23 police officers en route to arrest cult members in Nigeria killed by militia

Washington Times | Gunmen have killed 23 police officers in an ambush in central Nigeria.

Film: Sudan’s Forgotten Warriors

Vice | SPLA-M (Sudan People’s Liberation Movement) – a group of rebels that fight to keep President Omar al-Bashir from turning Sudan into an Arab state.

At Pentagon, the ‘pivot to Asia’ becomes ‘shift to Africa’

21WIRE + WP | The Pentagon has also expanded operations with the only permanent U.S. base on the continent, Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti, which serves as a hub for counter-terrorism missions in Somalia and Yemen.

Patrick Henningsen on RT: ‘Mali is Key Foothold in 21st Century Resource Wars in Africa

RT | A ‘New Cold War’ for African resources?

IN TIMES OF AUSTERITY, IT’S GOOD TO KNOW….

AFRICOM FOR DUMMIES | It’s incredible what we spend our money on in terms of military hardware.

TRENDS: THE NEXT OIL WAR WILL BE DIFFERENT

Andrew McKillop | By 2014, the US will be rivaling Saudi and Russian oil output, or even exceeding their output.

US AFRICOM Underway With Mali (as predicted)

21WIRE | The west is getting interested in Mali now, and here’s the reason why…