Sudan: The Second Wave Of Revolt

By Sara Abbas, Red Pepper. -

The second wave of revolts in the Middle East and North Africa (the ‘MENA’ region) began in Sudan, in December 2018. This is interesting when looked at in the context of a decade of dissent in [...]

A Guide To US Empire In Africa

By Abby Martin, Empire Files. -

Abby Martin speaks to Eugene Puryear to discuss the big picture of US imperialism in Africa: From the Berlin Conference to the subversion of liberation movements to neocolonial puppets and the [...]

Movements Not Saviors

By Netfa Freeman and Jemima Pierre, Black Agenda Report. -

On March 3, 2021, Ugandan pop star turned politician Robert Kyagulanyi (a.k.a. Bobi Wine) tweeted a picture of a Zoom call with himself and Juan Guaido, the US-backed Venezuelan opposition [...]

The Military’s Africa Gambit

By Maj.Danny Sjursen, USA (Ret.), AntiWar.com. -

When does neo-imperialist subtext tip over to overt imperialism? Well, when it comes to America’s Africa policy, apparently it’s when Foreign Affairs indulges the published fantasies of a [...]

Thomas Sankara: A United Front Against Debt

By Progressive International. -

At the 1987 summit of the Organization of African Unity, Thomas Sankara warned that he would not live to attend another meeting if Burkina Faso were alone in resisting its debt obligations. A few [...]

Unprotected African Health Workers Die As Rich Countries Buy Up COVID-19 Vaccines

By Kai Kupferschmidt, Science Magazine. -

On 6 January, gastroenterologist Leolin Katsidzira received a troubling message from his colleague James Gita Hakim, a heart specialist and noted HIV/AIDS researcher. Hakim, chair of the [...]

Susan Rice, Scourge Of Africa, May Become Secretary Of State

By Ann Garrison, Black Agenda Report. -

At this point it seems six of one, half-a-dozen of the other as to who’ll be president come 2021. The election hasn't been certified yet. Trump has sued to keep Pennsylvania from certifying their [...]

Energy Transitions And Colonialism

By Hamza Hamouchene, Africa Is A Country. -

The year 2020 has seen an unprecedented oil price crash, causing a shock to the fossil fuel industry. The impact has been brutal among oil companies, especially in the high-cost US shale oil [...]

Joint Statement: US Connection In Nigeria Violence

By Pan-African Community Action and Black Alliance for Peace. -

Washington, D.C.-based Pan-African Community Action (PACA) and the Black Alliance for Peace (BAP)’s U.S. Out of Africa Network (USOAN) issued a joint statement condemning what appears to be [...]

AFRICOM: Deadly Deception.

By Friends of Congo, Black Agenda Report. -

On October 1, 2007, the United States under the presidency of George W. Bush and the military leadership of the Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld, launched the Africa Command (AFRICOM). The [...]

Shutting Down AFRICOM, International Solidarity And The US Elections

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

October 1, 2020, marked the twelfth anniversary of AFRICOM, the United States military's presence in Africa. An international day of action was organized to call for AFRICOM to be shut down and [...]

The China And Africa Connection US Imperialism Does Not Want You To Know About

By Danny Haiphong, Black Agenda Report. -

We have a monumental problem on our hands. The issue of the U.S.’ policy of Full-spectrum Dominance is one that is connected to a host of contradictions afflicting the U.S. imperial order at this [...]

Why We Focus On Africa

By the Black Alliance for Peace, Black Agenda Report. -

With reports each week of yet another Black victim of police violence, there is for many an ever-growing desperation. As activists search for a way forward, Africa’s plight does not find its way [...]

New Report: US Special Forces Active In 22 African Countries

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

A new report published in South African newspaper The Mail and Guardian has shed light on the opaque world of the American military presence in Africa. Last year, elite U.S. Special Operations [...]

How AFRICOM Is Working To Destabilize Africa

By Solomon Comnissiong, UR World News. -

This episode we were joined by the editor of the Pan African Newswire, Abayomi Azikewe. Mr. Azikewe gave detailed critical analysis regarding the ongoing imperialist wars waged on Africa by way [...]