Africa

A woman asks for alms

Africa ought to be the richest continent on Earth. Its natural resources alone make this a fact, and yet it remains oppressed and prey to exploitation. William Briggs explains why.

Protest in Sudan

It is time to dismantle Sudan's Janjaweed militias and freeze their assets to ensure a transition to civilian and democratic government, write T Hassan and W Madit.

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Ebrahim Ebrahim, "Terror" Lekota, Harry Gwala, Nelson Mandela and Chris Hani at an ANC rally.

Ebrahim Ebrehim was an exemplary comrade in the South African struggle for freedom, who until his death was a committed internationalist, writes Sidney Luckett.

sudan october 30 protest poster

Millions of people remain on the streets of Sudan’s capital Khartoum, and other cities, resisting the coup attempt by General Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, reports Susan Price.

Millions of people are remaining on the streets of Sudan's capital Khartoum and other cities, to oppose the coup led by army chief General Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, reports Susan Price.

Protest against coup in Sudan. Photo: Sudanese Professionals Association

Trade unions and people’s movements have called for strikes and mass protests in response to the coup by the Sudanese military on October 25, reports Pavan Kulkarni.

The Sudanese Communist Party issued an urgent appeal for international solidarity after a military coup took place in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on October 25, reports Susan Price.

Pro-democracy protests are again escalating in the Kingdom of Eswatini (Swaziland), after activists were temporarily scared off the streets by the killing of dozens of activists and bystanders by the armed forces, reports Maxime Bowen.

International solidarity is needed to support the growing internal calls for democracy in Eswatini, reports Maxime Bowen.

Opponents of the Xolobeni titanium mining project on South Africa's Wild Coast have frequently been victims of intimidation and assault, reports Hali Healy. Most incidents go unreported out of fear of retribution.

The human cost of 1.5°C or even 2°C warming is unimaginable, with unprecedented numbers of people forced to relocate to escape its devastating impacts, writes Susan Price.

Protests have erupted in Eswatini, a southern African kingdom formerly known as Swaziland, following the alleged police murder of a law student in early May, reports Maxime Bowen.

Western Sahara Solidarity Aotearoa and Extinction Rebellion successfully blockaded the headquarters of Ballance Agri-Nutrients on May 29, reports Kerry Smith.

In a historic verdict, the District Court of the Hague has ruled that fossil-fuel giant Shell must reduce its carbon dioxide emissions by 45% within 10 years, writes Kerry Smith.

Moroccan authorities have set in motion a wave of migration to the Spanish enclave of Ceuta to punish it for providing hospital care to leaders of the Polisario Front, writes Dick Nichols.

South African Transport and Allied Workers Union members have refused to offload an Israeli ship in protest against Israel’s war on Palestine, reports Markela Panegyres.

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