October 14, 2019

African Union Fires Diplomat For Criticising France’s ‘Continued Colonialism’


Dr Arikana Chihombori-Quao may have lost her job but she is not accepting it laying low. She fighting back accusing the AU of still advancing colonial interests

The African Union Commission is under fire after sacking its envoy to the United States Dr Arikana Chihombori-Quao.

An online petition has also been launched to demand her reinstatement back to her office, and calls are growing for the AU Commission chair Moussa Faki Mahamat to resign.

Dr Chihombori-Quao, in June, 2019 during a televised discussion weighed in on “the pact for the continuation of colonization”.

The Zimbabwean diplomat expressed her unhappiness with how the sustained colonization by France is responsible for the siphoning off of $500billion from the African continent every year.

Dr Chihombori-Quao is reported to have been making similar attacks regularly ever since she was appointed two years ago to the post.

The AU Commission, a former foreign minister of Chad, which remains strongly in the French sphere of influence, may not have taken his envoy’s outbursts lightly.

In a letter to her, which she shared with media in Washington, her boss writes: “I have the honour to inform you that, in line with the terms and conditions of the service governing your appointment as Permanent Representative of the African Union Mission to the United States in Washington DC, I have decided to terminate your contract in that capacity with effect from 1st November, 2019”.

The letter is dated October 7. Moussa Faki Mahamat continued that he has instructed the Commission’s services through the Bureau of the Deputy Chairman to facilitate separation procedures and entitlements before October 31, 2019.

While thanking Ambassador Arikana for her services, however, the letter didn’t point out any reason for such a move.

And she is not accepting her sacking laying low. In social media posts and video recordings, she says her firing is because of her uncompromising stance against France and other colonialists.

In Washington too, officials from the U.S State Department are reportedly also not happy with dismissal.

Before her appointment, Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao was medical doctor and activist. She is a first generation immigrant to the United States from Zimbabwe and CEO & Founder of Bell Family Medical Centers in the United States.

The latest action from the African Union comes after Faki Mahamat met French President Emmanuel Macron.


31 Comments

  1. Let Africa and her nigger children fall. They should forever remain defeated. We need people like Moussa Faki Mahamat to ensure victory for us in a bloodless way.

    1. You have fail, the only thing you would had done before now is not to allow Africans to be educate so they can’t know their right but as it is many Sankara, Patrick Lumumba…… will soon position you to were you belong.

  2. African leaders are really a disgrace to black race. Always ready to do the will of the colonialists than giving Africans a better lives.

  3. A white man will never tolerate a truth spoken about him. But it doesn’t matter because Africa is for us Africans. So if we see infringements from a white man, we got a right to speak out what we see unnecessary to us. Even if she is fired but she spoke the truth. We heard and others will take it from there.

    1. This is a fact BLACK. We’re in the GARVEY WHIRLWIND. Nothing is going to stop this change that’s happening in AFRIKA and with us Afrikans.

  4. You have fail, the only thing you would had done before now is not to allow Africans to be educate so they can’t know their right but as it is many Sankara, Patrick Lumumba…… will soon position you to were you belong.

  5. She a great leader fighting for is own people why did you want to fire he, have you forgotten or what u are trying say to us now is that you don’t want her to stand by is own people. She is there in the first place because she qualify to be there and we don’t her fire that all we want

  6. I have much love and respect for Dr. Arikana keep the fire burning you have done an excellent job opening the eye’s of all African people on all continents.

  7. yea, u are living in a lala land, quite obviously. your whtie world is on its way out. in case u are not paying attention, there is a different brand of Africans ont the Continent. u white Europeans are nothing more by Parasites off our backs and we will take u out. because we will. this incident should have told u that we are no longer going to tolerate these leaders whoa re still clining to these Europeans demon s from hell. white rule is all but done on this planet. I guess no one ever told u, that we are going to be the next rulers of this planet and there is no one going to stand in our way. You European parasites need to get the Fuck off our lives —-France could not survive without us—-The revolution has begun

  8. 1 1=2. Chad gets a lot of money from France: therefore : no one should speak evil of France post colonial behavior. Chihombori did and paid a price for it. It is interesting to note that there was no reason given for her termination. This act is very suspi is and smells of corruption which is rampant on the African continent.

  9. Keep up the fight we can’t live this France is surviving from African blood let’s put a stop to the is almost 500 year my sister we are behind you full time no what it takes

  10. Don’t call them African leaders call them African slaves instead, I always call them slaves because they are not free from the shackles of the super powers therefore they serve in the interest of the western countries instead of serving in the interest of their own people. The only free man that I dare to call him an African leader is the president of the state of Eritrea his Excellency president Isaias Afwerki.

  11. This is outregouse. I support #DrArikanaChihombori-Quao.

    She should not accept it and she should challenge it. Take it even further to chalege France and ask the practice to stop imediately.

  12. Remember, AU building belongs to China and the brain of the AU officials is controlled and monitored by by Europe, so the AU has done what it is ordered to do otherwise Mahmet FAki and his fellow at AU won’t get their lunch and dinner paid, they must tow the line of order or else!!!

  13. I am deeply troubled by this shortsighted and unilateral decision by the AU commission chairperson. Dr. Arikana is the right person for the job. She brings wealths of knowledge to the decaying African Union. Mr. moussa Faki just wanted to be a puppet of the colony master “French”. He should resign immediately.

  14. REINSTATE Ambassador Chihombori-Quao right now. All true Africans on the continent and the Diaspora strongly stand behind her in exposing the looting of Africa. The French puppet Moussa Faki must rather be fired now. Africa must unite!!

  15. Africa must came out from slavery & colonization in all its forms. Africa wake up from this French colonialism bondage. Enough is enough

  16. …our leaders, no exception, are Idiots, Irresponsible, and Ignorant!.
    They will Eternally Suffer in their Graves for the HARM done to Aftica.
    We don’t deserve this at all…
    It’s a S H A M E!!!

  17. No Dr. Ariakana no AU representations in the US, Colonialism and neocolonialism must died with this generation! How long can we keep being exploited and our resources stolen from us? We have African dying by the thousands to escape Francophone African countries. Why is 80 millions French controlling and exploiting the resources and killing progressives leaders in Africa? Theses people were responsible killing of 20 millions African and they’ve to account for their deals.

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