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) [...]

“We Are In The Next Phase Of The Struggle”

By Gabriel Moyssen, Eluniversal.com.mx -

The negotiations between the Transitional Military Council (TMC) and the opposition in Sudan—interrupted after the crackdown on protests in Khartoum on June 3—will resume towards the [...]

98.3% Of Ghana’s Gold Remains In The Hands Of Multinational Corporations

By Celina della Croce, Commondreams.org   -

Every year, the vast majority of Ghana’s natural wealth is stolen. The country is among the largest exporters of gold in the world, yet—according to a study by the Bank of Ghana—less than 1.7 [...]

Call For Solidarity With The Rebellious People Of Sudan

By Black Autonomy Network, It's Going Down -

Since the middle of December last year there has been an ongoing revolt in Sudan. This outbreak of rebellion a continuation of earlier struggles against the regime of Omar al-Bashir. In April, [...]

How Can Movements Effectively Counter Co-Optation?

By Farai Maguwu and Gabriel Dayley, Nonviolent-conflict.org -

In June 2018, residents of Marange—a region in Zimbabwe known for one of the world’s largest diamond deposits—planned a major demonstration at the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) [...]

How The West’s War In Libya Spurred Terrorism In 14 Countries

By Mark Curtis, Consortiumnews.com -

Eight years on from NATO’s war in Libya in 2011, as the country enters a new phase in its conflict, I have taken stock of the number of countries to which terrorism has spread as a direct product [...]

Labor In Algeria’s Revolt

By Rachid Malaoui, Jacobinmag.com -

Algeria is in the midst of a historic popular uprising. Protests began in February of this year, as Algerians revolted against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s plans for a fifth term in office. [...]