Another Humanitarian Crisis Looms In Africa

Crop-destroying armyworms ravage parts of Africa, could spread to tropical Asia – UN

sweetcorn_common-army-worm-3_zoom The caterpillar larvae of an armyworm sits on the leaf of a corn plant, South Africa,PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

via Reuters, KINSHASA – The Crop-destroying moth larvae known as armyworms are reported to be ravaging southern Africa and have now spread north to the Congo. United Nations agencies warn could reach tropical Asia before long.

The armyworms have so far destroyed 63,000 hectares of maize, the main staple food crop, in the southeastern province of Democratic Republic of Congo since December, causing local maize prices to triple, a United Nations, spokeswoman said.

Infeststions have already been reported in Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, South Africa, Namibia and Mozambique. The outbreak in Congo is the first evidence the plague has spread into central Africa.

The armyworm, is native to North and South America, it is not known how that parent moth reached Africa as there is little transatlantic agricultural trade. Scientists say the armyworm could reach tropical Asia and the Mediterranean in the next few years.

The appearance of armyworms in West Africa was first noted in January 2016. The larvae have already destroyed crops in Zambia, Zimbabwe and all nine provinces in South Africa, the continent’s biggest producer of the grain.

The 63,000 hectares in southeastern Congo represent 80 per cent of maize production in four territories along the Zambian border, UN spokeswoman Florence Maraca told reporters in the Congolese capital of Kinshasa. This will obviously lead to food shortages in some areas. Already the outbreak has caused scarcity of maize and the price of a 25 kilogramme sack has risen from US$10 to US$30 ($14 to more than $40), she added. The problem is compounded by the fact that Congo’s other main staple crops, bananas and manioc, are simultaneously being ravaged by other maladies and ongoing conflicts.

from Wikipedia: Armyworm moths lay eggs in maize plants and the caterpillars have also been known to march en masse across the landscape. Countries with confirmed outbreaks can also face import bans on agricultural products.

The armyworm whose botanical name is Spodoptera frugiperda can cause an estimated 73-per cent crop failure and resist pesticides if its larvae develop into advanced stages, according to Xinhua.

Prasanna Boddupalli, director of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre’s Global Maize Program, has urged national agricultural research organisations in Africa to develop an integrated pest management system that includes early warning to help farmers combat armyworm invasion effectively to fight the bug.

“We must explore a range of options like use of pesticides and biological pest control methods to limit the damage of army worms on staple crops,” Mr Boddupalli told Xinhua in an interview.

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French Presidential Candidate Unveils Immigration Policy – It’s The Kalergi Plan

Former investment banker, presidential candidate and associate of Hillary Clinton and George Soros, Emmanuel Macron declared during a debate on climate change this week,“We have entered a world of great migrations and we will have more and more of it [migration]”,

Speaking at a discussion staged for Science and Future magazine, the independent candidate who is said to have appeared from nowhere in the election race (which in itself should make him deeply suspect – who is funding his campaign?) announced that the world has entered an age of mass migration which will be inescapable for Europe.

“In the coming decades we will have migrations from geopolitical conflicts that will continue to play, and we will have climate migrations because the planet is in a state of deep imbalance,” he said.

France’s failure to tackle climate change will have contributed to these mass migrations, according to Macron, who argued that the country must “reconcile a principle of solidarity with the ‘refugees’”.

Voicing a stance diametrically opposite to that of his rival Marine Le Pen, who wants to close France’s borders, Macron said the country’s geographical location makes resisting the migrant tide impossible.

“France will not be able to stem it, and Europe will be affected immediately. We will see a migratory phenomenon far greater than what we have seen [with migrants from] Syria.”

On Wednesday the sociologist and writer Mathieu Bock-Côté warned that Macron, who, according to corrupt and partisan mainstream media, has a strong chance of winning the presidential election later this year, embodies “all that France wants to extricate itself from”.

“Excessive globalism and cultural leftism are in contradiction with the aspirations that seem to come from the depths of the country,” he wrote in Le Figaro.

It was revealed on Wikileaks that Macron, who is often described as having appeared in the presidential race “from nowhere”, was working on an alliance with Hillary Clinton last year.

The globalist candidate had requested the Democratic presidential candidate’s presence at a private roundtable dinner in October with several European politicians including UK Labour MP and committed world government supporter Chuka Umunna, according to an email published on Wikileaks.

At this, a discussion “to evaluate how progressives develop a successful political and economic narrative to counter the right and populists to the left” was due to take place.

What Macron is proposing is of course is the Coudenhove Kalergi Plan and the leftist candidate has not even bothered to disguise it. Austrian aristocrat Richard Coudenhove – Kalergi, whose socialist thinking influenced Hitler (although they differed in their opinion of Jews,)  and foresaw a “united” Europe in which races and borders had been destroyed as the precursor to a one world government.

He said the man of the future will be of mixed race, calling for Europeans to mix with Blacks & Asians to create a European-negroid race.

Kalergi did not envision the disappearance of the Jewish, but was a big fan of theirs, seeing them as a natural “elite” who would rule the masses through their control of paper (media), coin (banks & money supply) and powder (arms industry).

From the outset, Kalergi received funding from powerful Jews such as Max and Paul Warburg, Bernard and Felix Baruch, yet the plan was put on hold in the 30s as Hitler opposed the idea.

After the war, the Kalergi plan was revived given support from Churchill and Jewish masonic lodge B’nai Brith among others.

It was B’nai Brith that presented Merkel with an order of merit in 2008 for her commitment to the Jewish people. Two years later she received the Kalergi award for her commitment to destroying the European people.

Speaking of Merkel, the largest branch of Pegida in Germany claim she is Jewish and say it’s well-known among Germans.

Among other points in Coudenhove – Kalergi’s world domination plan were many proposals for social engineering by law, including a measure permitting the state to impose marriage partners on citizens to prevent marriage between members of the same ethnic group.

On Macron’s other main point, Climate Change is a narrative created by socialists to redistribute the wealth in the world from rich to poor countries, the trade with climate certificates is the way they do it. Now that more and more non-socialist leaders are questioning the one-sided climate research, the socialists are opening for as much migration possible.

The socialist ideology is to push everyone down at the same level to have power over all humans. By destroying all existing social constructs like gender, families, and mixing of races they want to create one socialist power controlled by one political elite. Look at the EU today, controlled by socialist politicians, one national EU anthem, creation of one common language, one economy, no borders. Their plan is already on the surface and must to be stopped before it’s to late. We have to eradicate the socialist agenda once and for all, this ideology is even worse than Islam.

 
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UK University Offers Tutorials On ‘Dealing With Right-Wing Attitudes in Class’

It has long been known that our universities are the petri dishes of the Cultural Marxist revolution. No doubt those neo – fascist who ‘identify’ as left wing think of such places as crucibles of their revolution, but a crucible is a vessel in which extreme heat is used to create altered states and Cultural Marxism is cold, slimy and  toxic, the kind of thing creepy scientists intent on causing mayhem would create in a secret laboratory concealed in the empty magma chamber of an extinct volcano. And the lefties, with their anti – liberty, anti – free speech, anti – democratic agenda are getting creepier.

It the latest example of how close to Stalinism leftists now are, the University of Sussex has been getting a lot of well earned flak for suppressing right-wing points of view after hosting a seminar purporting to teach students how to “deal with right-wing attitudes in the classroom”.

Critics claim the seminar, organised by a leading professor at the University, reveals the systemic political bias in British higher education.

Spokespersons for the National Union of brainwashed morons  Students (NUS) mocked the claims however, suggesting the right wingers referred to are those extremists identified in government anti-terror programs were the real persecuted group on campuses. This is exposed as being disingenuous by the facts that:
a) Islamic extremists have never been referred to as right wing
b) Left wing students and dossers have always referred toi criticism of Islamic extremism   as ‘Islamophobia’ and generally shown themselves to be well disposed towards Islamic hate preachers, while willing to deny opponents of Islamic fundamentalism

“Boohoo, a right winger feels marginalised. Meanwhile, activists are served with injunctions and referred to Prevent”, wrote Shelly Asquith, NUS Vice President of Welfare, on Twitter.

Although the NUS claims to speak for millions of students in the UK, most members support only extends to paying their subs in order to benefit from prices in the union bar. In fact several universities have recently disaffiliated from the Union after they elected a radical left wing president who has been found guilty of anti-Semitism in an internal report.

Not every staff member or student representative at Sussex is a nutter. Dan Hough, a politics professor, posted a picture of a poster for the event on Twitter, captioned: “Perhaps we should just talk about, analyse and then evaluate all positions in any given debate, no?” Such reasonable attitudes are not fashionable in the UK education / indoctrination system however,

Professor Alan Smithers, head of the center for education and employment at Buckingham University, told The Telegraph it is “alarming” that such workshops were taking place.

“The university is letting its prejudices show if it is conflating right-wing opinions with homophobia and racial prejudice,” he said.

“It is very sad the way universities are going. Within universities there has always been a spectrum of views and one of the pleasures of universities is having them rub against each other.

“That is what university is about – enabling its students to think widely and critically and come to their own views crucially backed by evidence.”

This is correct, but as our blogs have shown again and again, this demonization of non – Marxist/globalist views can be traced to organisations linked to the billionaire financial trader George Soros who has quite openly stated his aim is to destroy western civilisation and create a global, authoritarian government. And so the capitalism hating leftie students have duped themselves into hating the uber capitalist.

Harry Howard, a third-year History and Politics student, said he was “shocked and angry” to find there is a “worrying aversion” to right wing opinions at the university, adding, “universities should be intellectually diverse, rather than echo chambers of left wing opinion”.

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