AFRICOM In The Congo

By Kambale Musavuli, Black Agenda Report. -

Its immeasurable mineral resources has made the Congo the victim of a long history of Western greed, plunder, and genocidal violence. AFRICOM’s recent arrival in the Congo -- ostensibly to fight [...]

Rwanda And Zaire (DRC), Where The US Blocked Humanitarian Intervention

By Ann Garrison, Black Agenda Report. -

Judi, the story that most people know, the one that's in the Wikipedia and more or less told in the movie Hotel Rwanda, is that, in April, 1994, Rwandan Hutus were suddenly consumed by mass [...]

Hunger Will Kill Us Before Coronavirus

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

In April 2020, a month after the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the pandemic, the UN’s World Food Programme (WFP) warned that the numbers of people who lived with acute hunger around [...]

Time To Acknowledge Hutu Genocide And Rwandan Occupation Of DR Congo

By Ann Garrison, Black Agenda Report. -

My first contribution to Black Agenda Report was “Madame President? No, Madame Prisoner,”  a profile of Rwandan political prisoner Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza published in January 2014. Late Black [...]