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Killing Two Birds With One Stone – Connect The Dots, Christian Ethiopia!

Posted by addisethiopia on May 12, 2017

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How Muslim North Sudan And Militarist Germany Helped To Continue The Horrific Civil War In Christian South Sudan

Since 2013 there has been a civil war in South Sudan; over 50,000 people have been killed as a result of the conflict, 2.5 million displaced, and 4 million left in utter poverty.

When South Sudan succeeded from Sudan in 2011, it took most of the oil fields, with both countries agreeing that Sudan would have the right to control the means of exporting the oil. In 2013, South Sudan broke out into Civil War, with Dinkas and Neurs — the two biggest ethnic groups in South Sudan — killing each other over power and territory. It turns out that Omar al-Bashir, the Islamist leader of North Sudan, has been arming rebels against Salva Kiir’s government.

As we read in a report published by Foreign Policy,

more than 70 percent of the sample of the opposition’s ammunition was manufactured in Sudan, with the vast majority made in 2014, indicating the deliveries were recent. The cartridges match those airdropped by Khartoum to Séléka rebels who overthrew the government in the Central African Republic in 2013 and to ammunition allegedly provided by Sudan to Yau Yau rebels in South Sudan in 2012. Damage to some of the materiel recovered in South Sudan indicates that it was likely airdropped to the rebels, which eyewitnesses claim occurred in September and October 2014.

North Sudan has been perpetuating the conflict, in order to make itself to be the hero and justify invading the South under the guise of intervening and restoring order. Just this month, the dictator of North Sudan, Omar al-Bashir, said that he is ready to send troops into South Sudan to ‘restore order.’ “We are really concerned about what is happening in South Sudan, and we feel that we have the ethical responsibility towards the normal citizens in South Sudan because they were our citizens in one state, we are the government and the political party which make the peace agreement that led to the separation. So we will intervene to stop the war and famine in South Sudan,’’ Bashir said.

All of these governments do such things. Its all part of a conspiracy. Germany brought in refugees and allowed terrorists to enter in order to justify militarism; Turkey supported ISIS so that they could make a pretext to “intervene” into Syria and Iraq, and of course they ultimately plan on conquering all of that territory. North Sudan is utilizing this same type of strategy in their wanting to invade South Sudan.

Sudan has been called the “arm’s dump” of Africa. It was a country that had a huge absorption and circulation of arms way before South Sudan succeeded in 2011. When South Sudan did split, there was an estimated 3.2 million small arms being used in that country. In 2010 and 2011, numerous rebel and militia groups began popping up in the Jonglei and Upper Nile states, and the ownership and possession of guns has been precipitously increasing partially due to this.

In the civil war in South Sudan, you have hired militias, paramilitaries, rebels, bandits and even foreign fighters, with the global arms trade and smuggling deeply fueling the violence. But who is a major player behind the circulation of arms in Sudan? Germany. Former West Germany started a weapons flow into Muslim dominated North Sudan. Germany even built an ammunition factory in Khartoum, which is the capital of North Sudan today. In the 1980s, East Germany (under the Soviet Union) responded to the West German’s distribution of arms into the north, by sending weapons into the more Christian dominated South Sudan. As we read in one report:

Meanwhile, research has shown the international role in weapon supply, with former West Germany introducing automatic small arms in vast numbers to Sudan, which, until then, mainly had old British carbines. West Germany also set up the ammunition factory in Sheggera, Khartoum, in effect, providing the bullets to keep the guns firing. In the 1980s, East Germany responded by supplying the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) with AK47s via Ethiopia. In this way, Cold War animosities were played out in the Greater Horn of Africa.”

The West Germans and the Soviets used Sudan to do a cold war against each other. In 1956, Sudan became independent from Anglo-Egyptian rule, and had its own first government. Ibrahim Abboud, a Sudanese general who served in the Second World for the British, became the head of state of Sudan in 1958. Abboud conducted a policy of Arabization all throughout South Sudan, which pushed English out in favor for Arabic, forbade missionaries from opening Christian schools or practicing their faith outside of churches. Southern Sudanese, tired of this discrimination, began to voice their remonstrances against Abboud’s despotic impositions. Southerners formed a very influential committee called the National Front of Professionals consisting of Christians, Muslims and communists, and began to do mass strikes which eventually exhausted Abboud’s administration. In 1964, the campaign strikes finally ended with Abboud abdicating his power and with the establishment of a transitional government.

In the same year of 1964, not too long after the ousting of Abboud, the new transitional government of Sudan sent weapons, supplied by Germany, to the Simba rebels in the Congo. When the Simba rebels were defeated in 1965, those same German weapons were in the possession of the South Sudanese Anyanya separatist group. After the failed 1976 coup in Khartoum against President Jaafar Mohammed Al Nimeiri, thousands of small arms and other weapons ended up in the hands of the local population in western Sudan. After 1983, Muammar Gaddafi actually armed opposition forces in South Sudan on account of his hatred against Al Nimeiri.

By removing Gaddafi, it strengthened Omar al-Bashir, the Islamist dictator of Sudan who is responsible for the deaths of millions of Christians and non-Arab Muslims. In fact, in 2012, Omar al-Bashir said that the removal and murder of Ghadaffi was “the best gift,” saying that:

We came to thank the Libyan thwars (revolutionaries) for what they gave us, the best gift to Sudan in its modern history”

Ibrahim al-Hillu, of Darfur’s Sudan Liberation Army (SLA) faction headed by Abdelwahid Nur, called for the Libyan government to arrest Bashir for crimes that his regime had committed in Darfur:

We are calling for the Libyan authorities to arrest Bashir and send him to the ICC because he committed crimes against his people in Darfur”

Gaddafi was arming rebels against the North Sudanese government, and by removing him, it was only to the glee of a genocidal Bashir. There is a conspiracy here. For when South Sudanese leader, Silva Kir, was sending arms to Dafur for rebels who wanted to overthrow the Islamist tyrant, the Obama administration pressured South Sudan to cease its arms flow to the opposition forces. In August of 2012, I wrote a report on how while the US government is arming Islamists in Syria, it has stopped the arming of rebels against an Islamist government in Sudan:

The support of the rebels in Syria, and the condemnation of Assad, by the Obama administration can only make one question as to why he is against this particular regime, but not that of Omar al-Bashir, the tyrant who has been responsible for the deaths of millions through the Jihad that he has commenced against Christians and the non-Arab Muslims of Darfur.

In fact, Obama had at one point in time prevented Salva Kiir, president of South Sudan, from aiding rebels who wanted to topple al-Bashir’s regimen, and replace it with a secular government.”

In the same article, I quoted a former U.S. envoy to Sudan, Andrew Natsios, who recounted how Obama was directly involved in pushing Salva Kiir to stop giving arms to anti-Bashir rebels:

On November 12, Agar, Hilu, and the three major rebel leaders in Darfur formally announced a new alliance to depose Bashir’s Islamist autocracy (the Sudanese affiliate of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood) and install a secular democratic pluralist state. Khartoum has accused the South Sudanese government of supplying the rebel alliance with weapons. The Obama administration repeated the charge. That led to an acrimonious meeting between U.S. President Barack Obama and South Sudanese President Salva Kiir late last year. The South has since stopped weapons transfers.”

What is happening here? Its a conspiracy. The US killed Gaddafi who was against Bashir; the US stopped weapons, which were going to be used to remove Bashir, while at the same time arming Islamist rebels in Syria; and Germany gave the Islamic North Sudan weapons. And now we know that North Sudan gave weapons to rebels in South Sudan to continue the conflict there. This is reflective of a global conspiracy being done by both African and Western nations. The nazis in suits never cease in devising evil, from paying terrorists for blood diamonds to further fund their operations to enslave people to dig for more shiny rocks, to supporting Islamist killers with weapons, they never stop their evil ways. I spoke with a Catholic priest who works in South Sudan, and he told me:

The conflict in is about power and wealth and everybody in the region is conected: Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudán, European Union, China, USA, etc. Where there is oil, everybody wants to be in and get something.”

The tyrants of Shinar used slime to embed their bricks together when they built the Tower of Babel, that is, they used oil to build their edifice of despotism. Where there is oil, out from it comes riches, but where there lies the source of extravagance, there lies the source of vitriol. The black slime protrudes from the earth, and as the despots bask in the darkness of their gluttony, the cries of the innocent are heard from the same earth, crying out for justice.

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Killing Two Birds With One Stone – Connect The Dots, Christian Ethiopia!

Ethiopia sees surge in refugees from South Sudan, UN says

UN Migration Agency (IOM) Transports Hundreds of South Sudanese Refugees from Border into Ethiopia

With recent fighting and severe food insecurity further worsening the already dismal humanitarian situation in South Sudan, an additional 30,000 refugees are expected to enter Gambella over the coming months. Refugee camps in Gambella, one of Ethiopia’s least developed regions, are currently at maximum capacity with the total number of South Sudanese refugees surpassing that of the local population.

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Egypt Accused of ‘Dirty Deal’ to Sabotage an Ethiopian Dam Project

Posted by addisethiopia on February 6, 2017

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This morning’s key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com

  • Egypt’s air force accused of bombing rebel targets in South Sudan
  • Egypt accused of ‘dirty deal’ to sabotage an Ethiopian dam project

Anti-government rebels in South Sudan are accusing Egypt of conducting bombing raids on rebel targets. A statement published by the rebels accuses South Sudan’s president Salva Kiir of risking a regional war.

South Sudan is the world’s youngest nation, having gained independence from Sudan in 2011. The region’s last generational crisis war was an ethnic war mainly between two tribes, the Nuer and the Dinka. That war climaxed with the “Bor Massacre,” which began on November 15, 1991, killing tens of thousands of people and displacing hundreds of thousands of people over a three month period.

A new conflict began on December 15, 2013, led by the president Salva Kiir, of the Dinka tribe, fighting against forces led by vice president Riek Machar, of the Nuer tribe. Kiir and Machar signed a peace agreement in August 2015, but that did little good.

South Sudan is in a generational Awakening era, and this renewed war between the Dinkas and the Nuer would have fizzled out, except that both sides have been importing weapons, often using funds meant to fight poverty. The situation in South Sudan is similar to the war in Syria, which would have fizzled out long ago if it weren’t for massive military aid from Russia, Hezbollah and Iran.

The rebels are accusing Egypt of replicating the situation in Sudan by playing the part that Russia is playing in Syria, and bombing rebel targets on behalf of the government.

Egyptian foreign ministry spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid denied the alleged air strikes, saying: “Egypt does not interfere in the internal affairs of other countries.” Reuters and South Sudan News Agency

Egypt accused of ‘dirty deal’ to sabotage an Ethiopian dam project

The statement by anti-government rebels accusing Egypt of bombing rebel targets in South Sudan says that Egypt and South Sudan are in a “dirty deal” between Egypt’s president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and South Sudan’s president Salva Kiir, and that the deal involves involving weapons sales and sabotage of an Ethiopian dam project:

There is a dirty deal going between Kiir and El-Sisi. the issue of Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is one of the main deals being finalized in Cairo. Our intelligence sources in Kampala and Juba confirmed that Egypt wants South Sudan and Uganda to be her regional allies so that she can advance its covert sabotage campaign against the Ethiopian Dam. The man [Kiir] is a double agent; he will cause many problems for the entire East Africa region.

The statement refers to a Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) project that Ethiopia has been trying to get built for years. Ethiopians see as is a great national project and a means of overcoming poverty.

There is considerable opposition to the dam project in Egypt because it would affect the flow of water along the Nile river. Egypt depends on the Nile river to supply most of Egypt’s drinking war, to irrigate the Nile Delta, and to generate half of the country’s electricity through the operation of Egypt’s Aswan High Dam.

Egypt’s long-time dictator Hosni Mubarak was able to block development of the Ethiopian dam, but after the “Arab Awakening” in 2011, and the coup that overthrew him, Ethiopia began building the dam. It’s expected to be completed in July. Egypt and Ethiopia have signed an agreement saying that Ethiopia guarantees that Egypt’s water supply will not be affected, but that hasn’t fully reassured many Egyptians.

The South Sudan rebel statement, if true, would indicate that Egypt’s al-Sisi and South Sudan’s Kiir covertly sabotaging the dam in a “dirty deal” that will keep Kiir in power. Egypt Independent and Al-Ahram (Cairo) and Sudan Tribune

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South Sudanese Irrigation Ministry Official: Ethiopia Made A Mistake To Build Dam Without Permission From Egypt

2017 Forecast: Africa

Summary

AfricaClimateThe Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC, hereafter also referred to simply as the Congo) could once again serve as a catalyst for a wider regional conflict and another “African World War”, while the Arab states of North Africa have a chance to move closer to the emerging Multipolar World Order in Afro-Eurasia.

Congo’s Collapse

The DRC is on the verge of yet another period of civil war, this time brought about by President Kabila’s postponement of national elections and refusal to step down during the interim. The author forecast this exact scenario over half a year ago for The Duran in an article titled “China vs. the US: The Struggle for Central Africa and the Congo”, in which the real reason behind the turmoil poised to take over one of Africa’s largest countries was revealed. Rather than being what the Mainstream Media is trying to project as yet another stereotypical African crisis of a “dictator refusing to give up power”, the truth is that the emerging conflict is actually about a larger proxy struggle between the US and China for control of the world’s largest coltan and cobalt deposits – minerals which are an irreplaceable part of modern electronics and communication devices. As the aforementioned article proves, the country with the greatest degree of access to these reserves will acquire a strategic advantage in the future world economy, which is why the US is contemplating the use of Hybrid War to destructively dislodge China and its affiliated companies from this industry so that they can be later replaced by Western firms.

The Chaos Belt

Should an incipient Hybrid War be unleashed in the Congo, it’ll affect much more than just that country’s inhabitants. The DRC is crucially located in the heartland of the African continent, and has already twice in the past served as the trigger for sparking larger regional crises. The First and Second Congo Wars grew to involve a multitude of African states, with the latter one even earning the moniker of “Africa’s World War” because of the broad geographic scope of its participants. Ignominiously, it also boasts the title of being the bloodiest war since World War II, and an estimated five million people died from its direct or indirect results since it first broke out in the late-1990s. Considering how there’s already an obviously documented track record of the Congo turning into a deadly black hole of regional and continental chaos, there’s a disturbing chance that it could once more function in this frightful role if it’s again thrown into turmoil per the abovementioned forecast.

Speaking of which, the author’s Duran article also spells out the most likely scenario forecasts for what can predictably happen in the event that the Congo slips back into chaos. All predictions in one way or another return to the common denominator of regional conflict, seeing as how the country’s borders are already extraordinarily porous and a myriad of armed groups traverse its northeastern peripheral territory. As is explained and cited in the article, South Sudanese, Ugandan, and Rwandan “rebel” groups (referred as terrorists by some actors) run wild in this loosely governed corner of the country, and there’s nothing preventing militias from the failed state of the Central African Republic from crossing over the Congo’s northern frontier either. The author paid more attention to these scenarios in a text submitted to a conference about “The Threats Of Terrorism In Africa: Internal And External Aspects”, which was hosted by the Institute of African Studies at the Russian Academy of Sciences in November 2016. The English translation should be published at Katehon sometime early next year, but the Russian version is accessible at this link.

The analysis lays out the ease at which a Color Revolution crisis in the Congo could trigger a wider regional war, focusing on how the non-state actors in the northeastern DRC have a history of exploiting Kinshasa’s weaknesses and launching cross-border attacks against its neighbors, which consequently invites reciprocal measures from the victimized governments and fuels the rapidly accelerating conflict cycle. If just one of the three bordering states in this region – South Sudan, Uganda, and/or Rwanda – intervenes in the Congo during these tumultuous times, then it could encourage the others to do so as well in decisively finishing off their non-state foes and preemptively safeguarding their own sovereignty. What’s most dangerous about this possibility is that, as history shows, the intervening countries in the Congo don’t stop once their immediate and publicly presented objectives have been completed and instead transform their unilateral mandate into one of regime change.

South Sudan and the Central African Republic are much too weak to do this, but Uganda and Rwanda are a whole different set of countries entirely which have already done this on one occasion. Should the Congo erupt in violence and trigger a larger regional war, it’s very likely then that the transoceanic stretch of African states stretching from the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean could get involved to varying extents and thus transform the bicoastal region into a chaotic belt of conflict. Each of the DRC’s neighbors have their own destabilization vulnerabilities, and in the case of the Republic of the Congo and Angola, both have experienced sporadic Color Revolution strife which could be emboldened by a host of new situational factors (refugees, cross-border fighters, etc.) emanating from a collapsing Congo. Zambia and Tanzania, typically much more stable than the rest of the DRC’s neighbors, could also be sucked into the vortex of violence too.

The author explored the specifics of each and every one of these possibilities in his Oriental Review series about Africa’s Hybrid War risks, and while the progressively published series has yet to be released in its full entirety, the reader should certainly reference it going forward if they’re interested in more details about the interconnected conflict potential in the continent.

North Africa: European Threat Or Eurasian Opportunity?

The last main trend to explore in Africa is the uncertain geopolitical future of its northern Arab shoreline. This part of the continent is historically and demographically distinct from rest of its sub-Saharan parts, and is geographically endowed with a greater potential for interacting with Eurasia. As was explained in the first section about the EU, there’s reason to believe that the situation in this part of Africa might deteriorate in the future and thus create countless challenges for Europe. On the other hand, however, the reverse might actually happen, and Algeria for example might undergo a smooth leadership transition just like Uzbekistan did while Daesh in Libya might finally be defeated. Furthermore, Egypt could continue along the trajectory of its present pro-Russian tilt and thus draw more of the region into the Eurasian multipolar orbit.

Should that happen, then Egypt could interestingly complement its Horn of Africa Ethiopian rival by being a Russian-friendly multipolar counterpart to the Chinese-friendly ancient civilization to its south. Egypt and Ethiopia aren’t expected to smooth over their differences over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam anytime soon (no matter what public statements might be issued to the contrary from time to time for convenient diplomatic purposes), but their competition with one another over water rights and broader leadership issues could be stabilized through the discrete involvement of Russia and China’s mediating influence over their main respective African partners. If Moscow and Beijing can help keep the peace between these two multipolar states and neither of them capitulates to the US’ Hybrid Wars against them, then the “Afro-Eurasian Blueprint From A Multipolar World Order” can be significantly strengthened and expanded through the incorporation of North and East Africa’s largest, most powerful, and geographically convenient states.

Of course, this optimistic scenario largely hinges on the situation in each anchor state’s regional neighborhood, as the continuance of civil war in Libya and the spread of Daesh could augur quite negatively for Egypt’s future prospects, as could an intensification of the Qatari-backed Muslim Brotherhood terrorist insurgency against Cairo. Likewise, the unrest in Ethiopia among the Oromo and Amhara communities against the central government could return to being a major force for destabilization after the six-month state of emergency ends, and there’s no doubt that the US will continue to work with the hyper-nationalist diaspora to stoke a conflict aimed at collaterally damaging China’s ultra-crucial New Silk Road through the country.

Further afield, there’s of course the uncertainty posed by the looming departure of Algerian President Bouteflika from the political scene in North Africa, just as there’s the very real risk of a second round of civil war breaking out in South Sudan and spilling over the border to encourage a similar process in Ethiopia.

That being said, if Russia and China can manage to transform Egypt and Ethiopia into their respective continental anchors, maintain the cold peace between both rivals, and assist their partners in counteracting the regional Hybrid War threats against them, then there’s a strong likelihood that these two states could become the lynchpins of multipolarity in Africa and thus complement the emerging world order that Moscow and Beijing are jointly constructing all across the Eastern Hemisphere.

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Against The Persecution of an Evil The Godly Have no Remedy but Prayer

Posted by addisethiopia on March 16, 2013

 

Back in February, 53 Ethiopian Christians were arrested in Saudi Arabia for holding prayer meeting in a Private Home. Many Ethiopians are still languishing in notorious prisons of Satan Arabia — and the world is silent.

Egyptian Christians ‘Tortured by Libyan Militia’

Dozens of Coptic Christians were tortured inside a detention centre run by a powerful militia in eastern Libya, two of the recently released detainees have claimed said amid a wave of assaults targeting Christians in Benghazi and the latest instance of alleged abuse by Libyan security forces.

They first checked our wrists searching for the crosses and if they found them, we (had to) get into their cars

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Sudan Security Systematically Targeting Nuba Christians

“According to HUDO’s observation, it is clear that the systematic campaign of the government [of Sudan] is part of a plan targeting the native Nubians. Even the timing is arranged to destroy all institutions that gather Nubians either religious or social as the beginning of implementing the Univision (single Islamic Arabian), denial of Nubian Christians’ religion rights and Nuba people’s rights to practice their culture or social activities.

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Christian Persecution Escapes Attention

What does it say about our world when the election of a new Pope becomes front and centre in the media while the wiping out of an entire Christian neighbourhood, razed to the ground by a Muslim mob, gets little or no coverage?

The persecution of Pakistan’s Christians always takes a familiar route — allegations by a Muslim against a Christian who is accused of ‘insulting Prophet Muhammad’. Predictably, all hell breaks loose and invariably innocent Christians lose their lives, liberty and property.

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Almighty God and Creator, You are the Father of all people on the earth. Guide, I pray, all the nations and their leaders in the ways of justice and peace. Protect us from the evils of injustice, prejudice, exploitation, conflict and war. Help us to put away mistrust, bitterness and hatred. Teach us to cease the storing and using of implements of war. Lead us to find peace, respect and freedom. Unite us in the making and sharing of tools of peace against ignorance, poverty, disease and oppression. Grant that we may grow in harmony and friendship as brothers and sisters created in Your image, to Your honor and praise. Amen

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The Malnourished Sudanese Baby and The Vulture

Posted by addisethiopia on February 21, 2013

South Africa is in the air, these days. Two weeks ago, when the South African athlete, Oscar Pistorius was jailed for involving himself in a shooting incident against his girl friend, everyone here in the West was talking about the degree of crime among the black population of the country, and that Oscar could only have ‘reacted’ to defend himself from an intruder, who, of course, must be “damn black” burglars. Now, over night, what we hear is a different story, it was murder — namely, Pistorius murdered his girl friend, and the color of his skin is irrelevant.

DepopulationI never forget those sad days back in the 199os when I saw for the first time this horrific and haunting picture. There was no Internet back then, so the image got relatively little attention, yet, the picture captivated the Internet-absent world back in 1993.

The picture was shot by Kevin Carter, a South African photographer who won a Pulitzer Prize (arguably the world’s most famous and prestigious award for journalists) in 1994 for his most hated picture.

Carter’s photograph was of a young child in the Sudan, who was trying to get to a feeding center. But, as it was then reported, before she could get there, she collapsed in hunger. A vulture is in the background, waiting for the child to die.

This haunting photo came to represent the horror of the man-made famine in Southern Sudan which the world ignored for 40 years because South Sudanese are mostly Christians. Up to three million South Sudanese perished. The attention of the ignorant world was more evident when the arabized administration of Khartoum begun massacring its own “black” Muslim populations in the Darfur region of the Sudan.

Since South Sudan gained independence in 2011, the climate in Sudan has even been more hostile towards Christians. In the past two weeks, Sudanese authorities have detained over 55 Christians, following a media campaign against Christianity and the closing of Christian schools in Sudan, which is sometimes called North Sudan.

Coming back to the picture, in 1993, it made the front page of The New York Times and quickly became the symbol of Sudan’s plight, fueling public outrage over the famine ravaging the country.

Carter’s photograph emphasizes the power of the image, and of those who wield it. With this simple photograph, multiple emotions were evoked from those who saw it: horror at the fate of the people in the Sudan; anger at how people can still die of hunger at a time when excess and consumption have become the fashion; awareness of what was happening in the other parts of the world; a need to reach out and help.

The photograph affected the photographer too. Some two months after winning the Pulitzer Prize in May 1994, Kevin Carter committed suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning. He was 33.

Everyone wanted to talk to the South African snapper about the little girl captured in such a powerful image.

Carter responds he’d chased the vulture away and then sat under a tree and wept. Of the story after that picture was taken, that’s the only part he claims to know.

The Truth about the malnourished baby and the vulture

Two years ago, the Spanish daily, El Mundo went down to South Africa to make a research on the subject, and came back with the following, rather surprising, report.

In 2011 The Spanish newspaper ‘El Mundo’ wrote an article about the truth, the real story behind the photograph. It showed that if one observes the high resolution picture, it can be seen that the baby, whose name was Kong Nyong, is wearing a plastic bracelet on his right hand, one issued by the UN food station. On inspecting it, the code ‘T3′ can be read, This means that the baby had survived the famine, the vulture and the tragic public promotions and predictions.

El Mundo’s’ reporter, Ayod, traveled to the village in search of the whereabouts of the child. His search led him to the boy’s family. The boy’s father confirmed his name and said he was a boy and not a girl as previously believed. He told the reporter that Kong Nyong recovered from the famine and grew up to become an adult, however, he said, he had died four years prior to the reporter’s visit.

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