Africa Report: World Media Ghetto-ize African Nations - No Strategic or Diplomatic Importance - Great Lakes Region, Sudan

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Rais Boneza, refugee from DR Congo, is spreaheading Transcend Africa Network to bring peace to regions of Africa, and advise world media regarding injustices there that are regularly ignored by world media. Read his reports on Peace in Africa weekly on

In a series of articles based on Rais Boneza's recent survey for Transcend Africa Network, Boneza spotlights little-known political, social, and religious developments in various areas of Africa.

"Africa is economically a poor and marginalised continent. And since the end of the cold war it has no longer been of any strategic or diplomatic importance to the great powers." With this statement, Boneza leads into awareness of situations hidden from world view by world media organizations.

For example, Boneza reveals bitter truths about the Great Lakes Region: "Almost thirty conflicts have raged annually since the end of the cold war; many of them in Africa. The Great-lakes region of Africa is one of the volatile epicentres of violence and conflict... The complexities of the conflicts in that region have been found largely incomprehensible or of little interest to the international community until more than 4 million victims were lost in the conflict."

Visit and read this vital series on and consider supporting Boneza and his Transcend Africa network via his email link in these articles. His stories will be released on a weekly basis. is a 7 year-old website serving international writers, many of whom are from Africa. Author-me helped Rais by publishing his book Nomad while he escaped refugee life and joined Transcend Africa Network.


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