Friday, 4 June 2010

NIGER DELTA-POST AMNESTY CONFERENCE IN LONDON




Demands from militants have included the creation of
additional states for Ijaws, amenities and jobs for rural
communities, contracts and oil concessions for faction
leaders and even calls for independence. The spokesman
for the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta
(MEND), the most vocal and best organised of the militant
organisations to emerge in 2006, says his group’s goal is
to achieve resource control concessions or wreak “anarchy


Community groups in the Niger Delta complain they
have few incentives to protect oil infrastructure from
militant and criminal groups. For impoverished locals,
government officials and even oil company staff, oil
theft offers significant rewards.



Since a government
crackdown on oil theft began in mid-2005, piracy and
kidnappings have been on the rise. Oil facilities and
workers are difficult to defend, nowhere more so than in
the Niger Delta’s tangle of swamps and river







THE LAUNCH OF THE FIRST TANZAINA FILM IN THE UK -LOVELY GAMBLE

Lovely Gamble is an experimental film based on music love and unfaithfulness. staring steve Kanumba aka the great, from tanzania. along side up and coming UK actors, Kisiri Elly, Mekckisha Macha, and Linda Kapinga.





Ayoub mzee was there






some of the actors













The first secretary Tanzania High commission Mr Amos Msanjila addressing the gathering







This video was produced in the Uk May 2010 for Urban Pulse Creative courtesy of Bongo Deejayz in Uk. Special thanks to Dj Richie who made this video possible. The video shows some scenes of the movie, as well as clips of AliKiba performances.














video