Bianca Bridger


About Me

Bianca Bridger is a Political Science Graduate from the University of Otago, New Zealand. Currently working as an Editor for The ModernInsurgent and writing for Atlas News, her interests include conflict politics, history, yoga and meditation.



Nigerian NGO Sues President Tinubu Over Missing $3.4 Billion IMF Loan

What You Need to Know: A Nigerian NGO– The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP)– has announced its intention today to sue President Tinubu over a $3.4 Billion International Monetary Fund (IMF) loan that is “missing, diverted, or unaccounted for.”  The...

US Citizen Facing Charges in Liberia Barred From Accessing Medical Care Abroad

What You Need to Know:  American Missionary Lucas Richards, a former member of Creekside Church in Urbandale, Iowa, has been denied the ability to access medical care abroad by a Liberian Criminal Court.  The ruling on the 28th of February meant...

Two SANDF Soliders Killed in Alleged Murder-Suicide in DRC

What You Need to Know: Following the deaths of two SANDF soldiers killed when a mortar bomb hit their barracks in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) last month, two more have died in an apparent murder-suicide.  The soldiers...

Mass Jail-Break in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

What You Need to Know: Thousands of prisoners have been released from Haiti’s National Penitentiary and Croix-des-Bouquets Civil Prison following a coordinated attack by gang members allegedly orchestrated by infamous ‘G9’ leader Jimmy Chérizier, known locally as ‘Barbecue.’ The attack began...

EFF Sings “Shoot to Kill, Kill the Boer” During Manifesto Launch in Gauteng

What You Need to Know: The infamous ‘Kill the Boer’ chant was sung by thousands of supporters during the launch of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) provincial manifesto on March 2nd at Soweto’s Dobsonville Stadium in Gauteng.   The EFF has continuously...

Eastern Uganda: Children Bring Machetes to School to Cut Sugarcane at Lunchtime

What You Need to Know: Francis Kamyuka, Education Officer in eastern Uganda’s Luuka District claims that during a routine check of schools, numerous children were found to have machetes in their school bags.  Teachers in the district claim the children...

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