Historic Africa/CARICOM Summit

By Don Rojas, Black Agenda Report. -

It was an idea whose time had come. On Tuesday, September 5 this idea took material form at the first Africa/CARICOM Summit conducted virtually and broadcast to the world via the Web and social [...]

First Africa-CARICOM Summit

By Kawsachun News. -

Hosted by Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta, and with the theme ‘Unity Across Continents and Oceans: Opportunities for Deepening Integration’, participating governments looked at ways to [...]

Africa’s Uprising Is Frozen, Its Cry Swollen With Hope

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

On 26 August, two deadly attacks on the perimeter of Kabul’s international airport killed over a hundred people, including a dozen US soldiers. The bombings struck people desperate to enter the [...]

Wealthy Countries Weigh Boosters; Fewer Than 2% Of Africans Vaccinated

By Nina Demeo And Otto Fors, Left Voice. -

The highly infectious Delta variant of the coronavirus is sweeping Africa in a deadly third wave of the pandemic. Over the last month, there has been an 80-percent increase in cases across the [...]

‘New’ Counter-Terror Policy In Africa Lacks Political Will To Change Course

By Elizabeth Schmidt and William Minter, Responsible Statecraft. -

Last month the U.S. House of Representatives passed the “Trans-Sahara Counterterrorism Partnership Program Act of 2021” with strong bipartisan support. Current U.S. policies have [...]

A Senseless Cathedral Of Doom

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

In early June 2021, the United States military led a major military exercise on the African continent: the African Lion 21.  Major General Andrew Rohling of the US Army’s Southern European Task [...]

Don’t Allow Another US-NATO Libya In The Horn Of Africa

By Ready For Evolution, Black Agenda Report. -

Africa is not underdeveloped and fraught with militarized instability because there is not enough involvement by Western Europe and its evil settler-colonial spawn, the USA. Anyone who believes [...]

Pentagon Undercounts And Ignores Military Sexual Assault In Africa

By Nick Turse, Reader Supported News. -

All of these incidents, whether the alleged victim was a civilian or a member of the military, are supposed to be included in the Pentagon’s Defense Sexual Assault Incident Database and listed in [...]

New York Time’s Africa: A Place Of Failure And No Leadership

By Siyanda Mohutsiwa, Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting. -

Like any African who grew up with a TV,  I’ve always been exposed to Western perceptions of Africa. Living in a postcolonial African education system that still relies heavily on Western [...]

The African Lion Is Looking For New Predators

By Manlio Dinucci, World Beyond War. -

The African Lion, the largest military exercise on the African Continent planned and led by the US Army, has begun. It includes land, air, and naval maneuvers in Morocco, Tunisia, Senegal, and [...]

AFRICOM Military’s Exercise

By Pavan Kulkarni, People's Dispatch. -

Phoenix Express 2021 (PE21), a 12-day US-Africa Command (AFRICOM)-sponsored military exercise involving 13 states in the Mediterranean Sea, concluded on Friday, May 28. It had kicked off from the [...]

African Countries Urged To Manufacture COVID-19 Vaccines

By Telesur English. -

According to the council, the manufacturing of COVID-19 vaccines in Africa could be achieved through sharing of the intellectual property right, technology transfers and open non-exclusive licensing.

Update On Cali And African Liberation Day

By Black Alliance for Peace. -

Saturday morning, the Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) got word the neoliberal, right-wing Colombian state was deploying its military into the predominantly Afro-Colombian city of Calí. To top it [...]

Africa Needs Vaccines Now

By Morgan Artyukhina, Sputnik News. -

The World Health Organization (WHO) has made an urgent call for another 20 million doses of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine to be distributed in African nations in the next six weeks, or many who [...]

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 [...]