Tag Archives: Africa

Elephants gone

P a u l J a c k o Anybody with deeper than pecuniary or culinary interest in animals may be peeved by the increasingly more and more “correct” medial “reporting” (perhaps better described as eco-fabrications), of animals; domesticated, feral, … Continue reading

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  NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 4th May, 1941 : The attempt by General Rommel’s troops to take Tobruk … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 23rd January, 1961 : Belgian paratroopers are flying to Stanleyville in the upper Congo to rescue over 1,000 Europeans, victims of a reign of terror imposed by supporters of deposed Premier Patrice Lumumba. Drunken … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 12th January, 1904 : Rebellious Herero tribesmen systematically massacred 123 German settlers in South-West Africa. The massacre occurred near Okahandja, seat of the Herero Paramount Chief, Samuel Maharero, who ordered that, while English and … Continue reading

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Lions lives matter

Paul Jacko Lions lives matter, but only those of some lions. Also, should they happen to die by human agency the outrage, in our hypocrisy ridden PC world, predominantly depends on who is doing the killing. As Antisthenes the Younger … Continue reading

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Socialism and the animal farm

P a u l J a c k o Anybody who read The Animal Farm knows that the rules are for other people, not for the ruling class. That is what makes politics and socialism in particular so attractive to … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 18th August, 1968 : One of Nigeria’s most dashing commanders, Colonel Benjamin Adenkule, known as The Scorpion, is directing what is expected to be the final assault on Biafra. Federal troops were reported to … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 12th June, 1980 : Over ten million people in East Africa are threatened by what Britain’s Disasters Emergency Committee calls the “world’s worst famine”. The Committee is trying to raise £5 million to provide … Continue reading

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Not only the cuddly

Paul Jacko So that I am not accused of the common practice of pseudo- environmentalists who fight for your money so that they can “fight” for survival of some cuddly and photogenic creature, Darwinism be damned, I mention an animal … Continue reading

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Greed without borders

Paul Jacko One would think that by now the people who genuinely care about environment would have realised that practically all the planet/animals saving organisations have been taken over and converted to entirely different agendas; overall victory of international socialism, … Continue reading

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The mess called Ebola

Antisthenes the Younger The news about the current state of the Ebola play are more and more confusing; only of course if you try to go beyond the pap the ABC is serving to the masses. Yet again we have … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 4th September, 1978 : An Air Rhodesia Viscount airliner with 56 people on board crashed in remote bush country near Lake Kariba this evening, after being hit by a Russian SAM-7 heat-seeking missile. Both … Continue reading

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Bureaucracy at work

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger  “Australia’s chief medical officer has sought to allay concerns the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa could spread to Australia. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said the epidemic constitutes … Continue reading

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december memories / 06

  NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 6th December, 1960 : After a lengthy manhunt Patrice Lumumba, the Congo’s deposed Premier, who escaped from house arrest in Leopoldville, was recaptured 400 miles away at Port Francqui. Lumumba was on the … Continue reading

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Chinese elephants’ sunset?

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger I wonder how long time it will take before the naïve people supporting various “save the planet”, “save the environment” and “save the animals” organisations to realise that they are being played like … Continue reading

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Jumbo

Paul Jacko Jambo! That is the greeting tourists in western Africa hear daily. In fact, in Swahili it means “problem” or “matter”. It ought to have a question mark, but why complicate things for the rich and thus benighted whites. … Continue reading

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Kifaru

Paul Jacko It is not too difficult to shoot a rhinoceros (‘kifaru’ in Swahili). In the good old imperialist times the appropriate calibre would be .375 H&H, with a solid projectile. The shoulder shot is the best, though a confident … Continue reading

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