"Moon of the South", an obscure weekly magazine, published excerpts of an interview with Francois Bozize, the deposed President of the Central African Republic in its April 4 edition this month. The reporter, a certain Issa Sikiti Da Silva, quotes the former CAR President who stated that "Chad helped Seleka rebels to overthrow" his government.
Our attention has been drawn to reporting in the print and electronic media of a meeting between His Excellency the President Mwai Kibaki and the Ambassador of the State of Eritrea to Kenya, H.E. Beyene Russom, on 29th October, 2012 at Harambee House.
As of late, rumors have been circulating as regards the so-called election scheduled to take place in Mogadishu.
‘Somalia on the path to democracy’; ‘change would come through democracy’; ‘an election being conducted under better circumstances’; ‘it is an election due to take place at a time when the transitional government is in control of large portion of Somali territory’; ‘Mr. X has been nominated’; ‘Mr. Y would run for the election’; ‘this time is better than the previous one’; ‘and the support of the international community is currently on the rise’; etc. The rumors are boundless; the deliberate means employed to propagate them along with the sophisticated tactics too are drawing attention – all these to the gullible!
An intensive campaign of rumor purporting that “President Isaias is terminally ill, his health is deteriorating”, has been spread over the last few weeks. The fact that the source of this fairytale is none other than Langley with its author the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) could not even deceive the naïve.
The Eritrean Government has made an official request to the United Nations Security Council requesting it to set up an independent, transparent and accountable inquiry body to investigate the recent and previous provocative attacks perpetrated against Eritrea by the US administration.