Black Alliance For Peace African Liberation Day 2020 Statement

By the Black Alliance for Peace. -

Fifty-seven years since the founding of African Liberation Day (ALD), the pressing need for African unity is more apparent than ever. The Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) recognizes the crucial [...]

Locust Swarms Are Eating Their Way Across Two Continents

By Bob Berwyn, Insideclimatenews.org -

As giant swarms of locusts spread across East Africa, the Arabian Peninsula and the Middle East, devouring crops that feed millions of people, some scientists say global warming is contributing [...]

African Countries Aren’t Borrowing Too Much: They’re Paying Too Much For Debt

By Misheck Mutize, Theconversation.com -

There is renewed concern about the sustainability of rising debt levels in many African countries. Much of this debt is being incurred through foreign currency denominated Eurobonds issued on [...]

Ecosocialist Alternatives In Africa

By Vishwas Satgar, Roape.net -

Introducing an important book series on Democratic Marxism in Africa, Vishwas Satgar explains that the project is premised on a rejection of the authoritarianism of vanguardist politics and the [...]

NATO Go Home

By Thierry Meyssan, Voltaire.net. -

Since 2001 - and this is one of the main reasons for the 9/11 attacks - the United States has secretly adopted the strategy outlined by Donald Rumsfeld and Admiral Arthur Cebrowski. This strategy [...]

Patrice Lumumba: Revolution, Freedom, And Legacy In DR Congo

By Roxana Baspineiro, Telesurenglish.net -

On Jan. 17 1961, the African leader and first head of government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Patrice Lumumba was brutally murdered in a heinous crime that after almost 60 years [...]

2019 Protests From North, West, East And Southern Africa

2019 had her fair share of protests from North, West, East and Southern Africa. The reasons for these protests were largely political, followed by economic and then demand for human rights in [...]

Millions Die In Congo While The UN Keeps The Peace

By Ann Garrison, Blackagendareport.com -

In its most recent report  to the UN Security Council, the UN Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) blandly recounted “progress” in service to their mission, but [...]

Demanding Peace And Security For The People In Beni

By Friends of the Congo, Popular Resistance. -

Since 2014, militia groups have killed over 1,000 civilians in the Beni territory in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Civilians, including children have been abducted, disappeared, [...]

Extractivism And Resistance In North Africa

By Hamza Hamouchene, Opendemocracy.net -

Large-scale oil and gas extraction in Algeria, phosphate mining; water-intensive agribusiness and mass tourism in Morocco and Tunisia, are all aspects of an extractivist model of development that [...]

Rwanda: Murder Of Dissidents Continues As Migrants Are Shipped In

By Ann Garrison, Blackagendareport.com -

Sylidio Dusabumuremyi, a member of the Rwandan opposition party United Democratic Forces of Rwanda (FDU), was murdered on September 23, the day before Rwandan President Paul Kagame addressed the [...]

Armed All-Woman Vegan Troop Takes Down Poachers Without Firing A Shot

By Shad Engkilterra, EnviroNews. -

The International Anti-Poaching Foundation (IAPF) has recruited women to protect the world’s natural heritage along Africa’s Zambezi River. The Akashinga, or “Brave Ones,” is a privately-funded, [...]

What Really Happened In Zimbabwe

By David Adams, Decade-culture-of-peace.org -

At one point they describe his seizure of white-owned farms. “By 1998, although Mr. Mugabe had promised new land for 162,000 black families, only 71,000 white households had been resettled. Then [...]

Foreign Aid For Rwanda, Suffering For Rwandans And Congolese

By Ann Garrison, Blackagendareport.com -

Rwanda received roughly “$1.22 billion” in development aid in 2016-2017 , the most recent year for which Official Development Aid (ODA) numbers are available on the website of the Organization [...]

Zimbabwe Opposition Official Arrested Over Protests

By Staff, News.yahoo.com -

Harare (AFP) - A senior official of Zimbabwe's main opposition party has been arrested for failing to stop an outlawed protest, the party said Friday. Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) [...]