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now. let me bring in david let me bring in david about seeing a head is this then a combination of racism towards african countries and frustration with african governments. it's it's difficult it's difficult to tell you know whether you know we're talking about the problem of racism but let us consider a few other factors here there's been a merit if of africa rising. and in that in that narrative they the story of africa that is rich in mineral resources africa is that is attracting international direct investment and in the case of mozambique we clearly see that story being played out every day god with their god is rich in minerals resources this is lots of multinational corporations investing a lot of money in that area and yet the end result isn't people local
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people who actually own the resources benefiting from this so there's been a big narrative all over the world of africa now being able to. ensure that you know it can develop itself economically and socially by using its natural resources i personally think you know that could be factored into. you know the donor fatigue the other thing is this a race among some of our african governments to declare themselves as middle income countries when in fact when you look at the reality on the ground those countries do not qualify to be declared as middle income countries. it's a status symbol to be a middle income country and when governments do this the up they actually
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contributing to the denial of rights of their own people because the international community gets a wrong impression that everything is going well when actually on the ground things are not going well when journalists are not allowed to do their work inform the international community to inform the world on the donors about what's really happening on the ground so here we clearly have the rule of african governments in . this particular. muslim become government that is contributing in my view. actually i don't want to bring on him but when denying people the opportunity to get their rights to complain or from protected not owned by the government but also by the international community with liz mccartney would you agree with would you agree that the bones and the government isn't helping them that it's actually enduring your efforts. you've gone for
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a macro level picture of what's going on let me tell you the reality of what's happening here right now the government the united nations humanitarian organizations like save the children local private sector international private sector are working together to save lives these considerations are very much at the back of that thoughts right now are we need support to put emergency materials on the ground to prevent loss of life delgado has a number of issues one of them is the cholera it's endemic another is that malaria is endemic if we can mobilize the right kind of response to this cycle where international cooperation is happening then what is it all about you know i'd like to inject some humanity into the debate here i don't i don't really you know deny.
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argue with the points that been made but what's happening right now is that we were together across government international community and business and we're trying to get a job done and we need more help there's an impassioned plea there from nicholas finney in pemba the situation is dire and they do need money but i do come back to the original point and i want to bring in here from florence. this just the tone of fatigue this frustration this anger there is corruption in african governments all of that feeds into what nicholas when he was saying yes we do need money right now this is a big problem but there off structural problems that that have been caused by the decade sholay i completely agree. the poor mouth in terms of her is a haven for and response before his has to be to serialize also a man's life is not all to a hoot and i say it's of the communities of prostitutes and salt this is created i
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think in the for. the focus and what was the source of how towards human effective human force and obvious something that we should support and david and i found community have been called up all anyhow for these forms effectively to levy why do we not want without undermining to have this form that required to get out of similar problems from happening in the future. the government is in africa who could be in the other house they have to hold they have to be. and that's where the response it was from the african government side. admittedly disasters because did is where the root is how. significantly affected and these outlets on the city's economy government of
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condoms. you don't see this now no good when you let it happen it's you know the spirit there isn't even that is a response to responsible government that had accountable it's not. my. cafes and we did not understand that countries that have significant because they are in droves responsibly. and. i'm afraid we are out now i would like to just thank you all for joining us thanks to our guest nicholas finney david not saying that and more and thank you too for watching you can see the program again any time by visiting our website i was there a dull call for further discussion go to our facebook page that's facebook dot com forward slash a.j. inside story and you can also join the conversation on twitter handle is at age eight inside story for me and the whole team head by for that.
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activities on saturday. we will try and. venezuela's president control of the opposition calls for a military revolt of more protests. hello i'm. also a. standoff in the protest movement accuses the military of clinging to power. the u.s. president considers declaring the muslim brotherhood a terrorist organization. workers rally in many parts of the world on may day demanding better conditions and more rights.
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venezuela's president says he is in control of the opposition leader. oh calls for more protest someone say he says nicolas maduro doesn't have the support of the armed forces the president is threatening to prosecute those involved in what he described as an attempted coup a latin america to tell you see a new man is monitoring developments from havana cuba. it was perhaps his boldest move yet opposition leader why do all appearing before dawn in front of a caracas here for space surrounded by some twenty five soldiers appealing to the military to join him by his side was. perhaps the most famous political prisoner he announced he'd been released from house arrest by security forces who turned against president. defend freedom at with tyranny everyone out onto the
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street. opposition supporters answered the call but were pushed back by security forces dozens were injured in clashes between pro and anti-government groups. after he and lopez took part in a march disappeared from sight nagging rumors that he would be arrested but kind of night fall issued a new call from an undisclosed location venezuelans to rise up again. we will continue calling on the armed forces to take part in the final phase of operation liberty to rescue our dignity that is why on may one we will go back onto the streets nationwide gathering in the areas we have already designated president maduro responded on nationwide television surrounded by army officers whose continued support he depends. on this was truly a fake a minor
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a simulation and lie that's why eighty percent of the military and police who joined them in the beginning had left them by a new. but amid reports that his support may be cracking u.s. secretary of state might compel said had been about to step down and go to cuba but was dissuaded by russia another key ally. says that's rubbish and adding more fuel to the geopolitical crisis president donald trump is again pointing the finger at his warning unless it immediately withdraw what he calls military help to the mcdougall regime he will slap on what he is now describing as a full and complete embargo as well as economic and financial sanctions. in venezuela and are both planning to mark international workers day with a major show of strength on the streets one to try to force the president from power the other to try to maintain it you see in human. have.
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over u.s. national security advisor john bolton says the situation in venezuela isn't a coup attempt but a legitimate president trying to take control. from washington. the united states continues to be somewhat secretive about its role in venice well and the events that are taking place the u.s. national security advisor would only say the country is offering venezuela humanitarian support and a lot of other things but he would not say what those things were when asked directly about military intervention he said that all options remain on the table but for now the united states supports a peaceful transfer of power that the us president is monitoring the situation in venezuela by the minute and he also said that he was the people in venezuela to go through what they said they would do to allow for a transition of power if this effort fails they will sink into
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a dictatorship from which there are very few possible alternatives it's a very delicate moment i want to stress again the president wants to see a peaceful transfer of power from the doro to go i don't know that possibility still exist if enough figures depart from the regime and support the opposition there john bolton also said that he does not view what is taking place in venezuela as any sort of who and when asked about some support on the ground for president nicolas maduro someone the united states does not support he said this is really just military fear of cuban security forces mcgirr is directing his thugs to conduct his affairs he went on to caution russia for its involvement as well in venezuela saying that they view the actions of russia in venezuela to be very serious and that we expect the russians not to interfere so very clear on the u.s. position by the national security adviser john bolton that the united states still
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continues to push for a peaceful transfer of power to the interim leader one. in sudan protesters and the military remain at all save or who should govern the country the military council which is currently in charge as war protests is not to take the law into their own hands but the demonstrators accusing me of clinging to power and demand an immediate transition to a civilian government mohamed evolve a phone call to. sudan to stop generals warn their patience has limits they want the protesters on the streets of the capital khartoum to remove roadblocks checkpoints and allow trains to bring food supplies across the country they were there we are responsible and we have to take responsibility as a military council as a transitional new to the council we have to protect the citizens and protect the law we will not accept any chaos or attack on civilians and their properties and
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properties of the state and we will deal with this firmly and in accordance with the law this is what you wanted to clarify to the sudanese people we don't want to add insult to injury. the army's warning comes after talks with the opposition hit a snag the two sides have agreed to form a new body to run the country until the next elections the army wants a majority in the transitional body. and so far it has avoided an escalation might lead to an armed confrontation and evolve them we have made many concessions for the sake of protecting our nation and preventing scenarios similar to what happened in neighboring countries we want to talk to end quickly so that the tension deescalate. but the young activists behind the mass protest movement toppled president omar al bashir worry the military is buying time to prevent a civilian takeover. they say they want the army's role as
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a stick to it and its influence contained during the transitional period. in a press conference on tuesday so that his professional association denounced the military saying they have no desire to give up power to civilians here illegally. the military council is not serious about transferring power to civilians it is clear they want to keep power and retain it for themselves this is unacceptable the revolution did not take place in order to stop a unilateral military regime and another unilateral military regime therefore this will not be accepted and is not acceptable but strong statements that sent ultimatums have replaced the soft and optimistic language of the last few days casting doubts over the prospects of the talks that are now stalled until by the nazis. well as you've already had the
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protest says have refused to comply with that request to remove their roadblocks and their barricades mohamed has been with the protesters in the car to. a confrontation outside the sudanese military headquarters for just as attacking that demand for a time to civilian rule to the gates of the building that houses the country's military rulers this after the transitional military council last fall the reopening of roads bridges and railways blocked by the protesters that order completely changed out the course for. almost immediately the protesters began reinforcing the body creates they say the military's real intention is to disperse them. the governor's. order but no one can remove those barricades that have been put by the protesters to particular lives and only day can remove it. until now this has been a happy place for weeks the protesters. sut here chanting and singing themselves
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hoarse they need peace justice and freedom. rises their message to the transitional military council is simply hand over power. the impact of the blockade of the somebody created bridges is being felt across the cup at a traffic gridlock called one of the few streets in central hub tune. and they follow has been a taxi driver here twenty years. business is bad my income has gone down by up to sixty five percent since the roads were closed. form.


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