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    South African Platinum Miner's Struggle Challenges ANC Leadership
    Patrick Bond: 2012 Marikana massacre and the militancy of the miners is changing the face of South African politics

      April 20, 14

    Rwanda 20 Years Later: Genocide, Western Plunder of Congo, and President Kagame
    Twenty years after the Rwandan genocide, survivor & activist Claude Gatebuke and filmmaker Andre Vltchek discuss what was really behind America's decision not to intervene, and its ongoing support for Rwandan President Paul Kagame

      April 10, 14

    ICC Convicts Congo Warlord, What Are the Right Steps For Peace?
    Leonce Ndikumana: The peace process in the Great Lakes region of Africa must be driven by Africans with the international community playing a supporting role

      March 17, 2014

    U.S. Christian Right Behind Anti-Gay Law Passed in Uganda
    Rev. Kapya Kaoma: New Ugandan law that makes homosexual acts punishable by life imprisonment was modeled after the talking points of right- wing U.S. evangelicals

      February 25, 2014

    Did the ANC Make a Faustian Bargain? - Danny Schechter on Reality Asserts Itself (3/3)
    Mr. Schechter analyzes the difficult circumstances that led Mandela to make major compromises in their program after taking power in South Africa

      February 13, 14

    Mandela and Neoliberal Economics in South Africa - Danny Schechter (2/3)
    Mr. Schechter tells Paul Jay that under tremendous external pressure, the ANC gave up its plans to nationalize the mining sector

      February 13, 14

    Activism In My DNA - Danny Schechter on Reality Asserts Itself (1/3)
    Journalist, filmmaker, activist Danny Schechter "The News Dissector", tells Paul Jay what brought him to South Africa, the fight against apartheid and meeting and chronicling Mandela

      February 11, 14

    80,000 South African Platinum Miners Strike For A Living Wage
    Patrick Bond: Mine workers strike and moving away from the African National Conference could signal a reconfiguration of the left in South Africa

      February 3, 14

    The Legacy of Colonialism in Central African Republic
    Emira Woods: Not much has changed since the country became independent from France in 1960, as resources remain under the control of external actors, particularly multinational mining corporations (2/2)

      February 4, 14

    Why the EU Sent Troops to Central African Republic
    Emira Woods: CAR's post-colonial history is riddled with French business interest collaborating with corrupt despots

      February 3, 14

    Extreme Inequality Drags South Africa's Economic Growth
    Leonce Ndikumana: 47 percent of South Africans live in poor conditions, inevitably leading to a drag on growth in the economy

      January 27, 2014

    Why Eritrean Asylum Seekers Come to Israel
    Siom Domoz is an asylum seeker from Eritrea and one of the central figures in this week's historic refugee freedom movement in Israel

      January 7, 14

    African Refugees in Israel On Historic Strike
    Tens of thousands of asylum seekers launched a three-day strike, demos outside embassies, and the largest refugee protest in the country's history

      January 7, 14

    Unprecedented Refugee March Sweeps Tel Aviv
    Thousands took to the streets after a week of hundreds of arrests of asylum seekers who marched from Israel's new open-air prison

      December 23, 2013

    Is Stability Possible in the Congo in 2014?
    Maurice Carney: Major strides for peace in the Congo have emerged and will continue if the United States pressures neighboring countries like Uganda and Rwanda from intentionally destabilizing the central African country

      December 22, 13

    Schechter: Mandela and the ANC Brought Real Political Changes to Post- Apartheid South Africa
    Author and filmmaker Danny Schechter says although the ANC's political choices included compromises with neoliberalism, it should not be used to discount Mandela's achievements

      December 18, 13

    Will Foreign Troops Help Quell Violence in the Central African Republic?
    France sends 1,000 troops into the Central African Republic as violence continues to escalate

      December 13, 13

    The Defeat of the Rwandan-backed M23 Rebels is a First Step To Peace in the DRC
    Maurice Carney: Activists and independent media played a key role in pushing the US to demand Rwanda stop supporting the M23 rebels

      November 6, 13

    Nigeria Overtakes South Africa as Continent's Largest Economy
    Leonce Ndikumana: Nigeria revises economic data and will displace S.A. as Africa's largest economy.

      November 5, 13

    Another Problem from Hell? Adelson and Wiesel laud Rwanda's Kagame
    Billionaire right-wing donor Sheldon Adelson and Elie Wiesel celebrate Rwandan strongman at TV rabbi's genocide panel

      October 7, 13

    Deadly Mall Attack Linked to Kenya's Role in US-led Global War on Terror
    Kenya's Deadly Westgate Mall Attack In Context

      September 26, 13

    Donors Attribute Africa's Economic Growth to Aid, But Numbers Tell Different Story
    Leonce Ndikumana: While increased aid to Africa is only a small fraction of resources, donors attempt to take credit for Africa's economic euphoria

      August 26, 13

    South Africa's Largest Union on the Verge of Major Split
    Patrick Bond: South Africa trade unions become magnets for capital as an ideological confict masked as a sex scandal threatens to fracture union behind the one-year-old massacre

      August 18, 13

    The Rise of Chinese Influence in Africa
    Leonce Ndikumana: China invests in building Africa's infrastructure, but fails to employ local labor

      August 6, 13

    Mandela Embodied the Victories and Failures of the South African Liberation Struggle
    Glen Ford: Were the compromises made to avoid bloodshed responsible for the poverty and suffering that continues today?

      December 6, 13

    Obama and the Militarisation of Africa
    Emira Woods PT2: Under the "war on terror" framework, the US and AFRICOM are beefing up pro-US militaries across Africa

      June 30, 13

    Mandela Led Fight Against Apartheid, But Not Against Extreme Inequality
    Patrick Bond: Mandela deserves great credit for ending racial apartheid in South Africa, but his legacy includes the continuation of mass poverty

      December 5, 2013

    Heads of UN and World Bank Visit Congo - Fail to Hold Rwanda and Uganda Accountable
    World Bank head Jim Yong Kim and UN Sec. Gen. Ban Ki-moon visit Congo on May 25th, supporting a framework for peace agreement that was engineered by Uganda and Rwanda, Western allies that are accused of backing rebel armies committing war crimes in Congo

      May 21, 13

    UN Sanctioned Congo "Intervention Brigades" Complement US Africa Strategy
    Maurice Carney: 3,000 member force intervention will further militarize Congo; US has power to sanction rebel-backers Rwanda and Uganda, but will not because they are allies in American AFRICOM strategy

      April 25, 13

    Du Bois, Garvey and Pan Africanism
    On the 145th anniversary of W.E.B. Du Bois's birth, Anthony Monteiro discusses the opposing views on Pan Africanism of Du Bois and Marcus Garvey

      February 22, 2013

    Du Bois and the Soviet Union
    On the 145th anniversary of the birth of W.E.B. Du Bois, Anthony Monteiro looks at Du Bois's relationship with the CPUSA and the Soviet Union

      February 23, 2013

    South African Platinum Miner's Struggle Creates Political Rupture
    Vishwas Satgar: New miners union growing as workers split with ANC supported union; increasing consciousness amongst workers that the issue now is class

      February 26, 2013

    Mali and the Africa Land Grab
    Sasha Ross: France wants to secure North Mali's rice fields as a food supply for Libya; part of land grabs taking place all over Africa

      February 25, 2013

    South Africa and the Resource Curse
    Patrick Bond: Mining interests are a powerful force shaping African politics

      February 14, 2013

    US Protects Rwandan and Ugandan Interference in Congo
    Maurice Carney: US policy is seeking "stability" by militarizing Africa

      February 3, 13

    French Intervention in Mali Violates UN Resolution; Root of Crisis Marginalization of the North
    Emira Woods: The French have violated the UN resolution as they defend their resource interests; Africans want a comprehensive aid and political package for Northern Mali

      January 21, 13

    Platinum Miners and Class Struggle in South Africa
    Patrick Bond: Platinum miners strike inspires workers across South Africa; Billionaire mine owner becomes deputy head of ANC

      January 10, 2013

    UN Approves Intervention in Mali
    Nii Akuetteh: France, US, and African Union push resolution for an African led military force to take northern Mali back from militant Islamic forces

      December 23, 12

    Is Susan Rice "Bad for Congo"
    Kambale Musavuli: Susan Rice's record on Africa suggests as Secretary of State, she would side with dictators and US allies Rwanda and Uganda against the people of Congo

      December 7, 2012

    With US Blessing, Rwanda Backs M23 Rebels in Congo
    Kambale Musavuli: Obama ignores legislation he sponsored in US Senate calling for sanctions against countries interfering in the Congo

      December 4, 12

    Africa Lost 1.6 Trillion in Capital Flight and Odious Debt Over Forty Years
    Léonce Ndikumana: $619 billion of embezzled capital flight from North Africa with connivance of big banks according to new research

      November 25, 2012

    Fracking Plans Spark Protest In South Africa
    A lift on shale gas exploration moratorium has angered environmentalists

      October 14, 2012

    South African Platinum Miners Win Pay Raise
    Vishwas Satgar: After bloody struggle, breakthrough on wages is an inspiring message to all South African miners and a challenge to ANC and official miners union

      September 25, 12

    South African Miners Strike a Challenge to ANC
    Vishwas Satgar: Government forced to drop murder charges against miners

      September 16, 12

    Israel Denies Food and Entry to 20 Eritrean Refugees
    Israeli activists attempted Tuesday night to reach a group of asylum seekers to deliver them food, before being turned back by IDF soldiers

      September 7, 12

    Mass Murder of Miners and Neo-Liberalism in South Africa
    Vishwas Satgar Pt2: The murder of striking miners reveals that the deep apartheid pattern of the labor market, particularly in the mining industry, has not changed

      September 2, 2012

    Striking South African Miners Charged with Murder After Police Kill 34
    Major challenge to ANC government after reports that many miners were shot in the back, and now murder charges against other miners, no police charged

      August 31, 2012

    Tunisia to Reject Odious Debt
    Leonce Ndikumana: Tunisia to audit foreign debt and reject loans embezzled by former dictator

      August 24, 12

    Africa and the War Against Offshore Finance
    Léonce Ndikumana: To reduce poverty, Africa needs to demand financial transparency as big banks collude with local corruption

      July 26, 2012

    True Cost of Chevron in Angola
    Sizaltina Cutaia, Program Manager at Open Society Institute in Angola on the impact of Chevron

      July 5, 2012

    US Covers Up Rwanda Supported Mutiny in Congo
    Maurice Carney: American ally Rwanda supports rebel troops in Congo

      June 27, 2012

    Incitement Against Refugees leads to Racist Attacks in Israel
    After weeks of violence, incitement against African refugees living in Israel’s poorest neighborhoods led to a race riot and a wave of protests

      June 6, 12

    AFRICOM Expands Mission In Africa
    Maurice Carney: A U.S.-based unit has been selected as the Army’s first “regionally aligned” brigade, and by next year its soldiers could begin conducting operations in Africa.

      May 27, 12

    AFRICOM and the Conflict in Mali
    Nii Akuetteh: Why did US trained officers organize the coup in Mali?

      May 3, 2012

    Sudan's Bashir Threatens War Against South Sudan
    Nii Akuetteh: US wants to use South to gain strategic advantage but China may be the peace broker

      April 24, 2012

    US Supports Election Fraud in Congo
    Kambale Musavuli: US recognizes regime that serves mining and oil companies

      March 16, 12

    Kony 2012 Hides US Support for Repressive Ugandan Regime
    Kambale Musavuli: Uganda responsible for atrocities in Congo, focus on Kony cover for US militarization and support for dictators

      March 16, 12

    Israel Begins Deportation of South Sudanese Refugees
    Despite renewed conflict and UN warnings, Israel begins deporting South Sudanese asylum seekers.

      March 19, 12

    Israel to become biggest jailer of refugees
    Knesset approves plan to jail asylum seekers for longest period of western world in biggest prison

      January 26, 12

    The US, Mining and Dictators in the Congo
    Kambale Musavuli Pt3: People should demand a fundamental change in US policy towards the Congo

      December 12, 11

    Congo: Chaos By Design
    Pt2. Obama makes no significant change in U.S. foreign policy towards Congo

      December 5, 2011

    Moroccans Call for the Ouster of King Mohammed VI
    Firoze Manji: African countries "untouched" by Arab Spring emerge after 30 years of declining income and privatization policies

      October 31, 2011

    US Sends Troops to Uganda - Is it About the Oil?
    Firoze Manji: US sends 100 troops to support Uganda's fight against LRA

      October 27, 2011

    The Legal Basis to Reject Odious Debt
    Léonce Ndikumana and James K. Boyce: International law supports Africa rejecting debts that did not benefit the people

      October 26, 2011

    The Human Cost of Africa's Odious Debt
    Léonce Ndikumana and James K. Boyce: The cost of servicing external odious debt leads to tragic underspending on health care and education

      December 7, 11

    Should Africa Repay its 'Odious' Debts?
    Boyce and Ndikumana, authors of 'Africa's Odious Debts', argue that under international law, debts incurred by dictators should not be enforceable

      October 24, 2011

    Concern Heightens for the People of Sirte
    EuroNews: Residents from the Libyan city of Sirte are fleeing in fear but face a long and agonizing wait

      October 4, 2011

    NATO and the Libyan People are Not One
    TRNN Replay - Paul Jay: We should oppose imperialist "humanitarian" interventions and dictatorships

      September 21, 2011

    With NATO Support Libyan Rebels Push to Sirte
    Reed Lindsay: Libyan rebel success dependent on NATO mission

      September 18, 2011

    Video: Libyan Rebels Enter Tripoli
    CCTV coverage of Libya

      August 22, 2011

    The 'Final Warning' in Suez
    Al-Masry Al-Youm: Hundreds of Suez residents organized a protest after Friday prayers (no subtitle)

      July 22, 2011

    UN Declares Famine in Southern Somalia
    FSRN: Drought and ongoing conflict have left half of the Somali population in need of urgent assistance

      July 22, 2011

    Egyptian Nubian Community Refuses Exclusion
    Al-Masry Al-Youm: Egypt's Nubian community demands to be re-settled in the area around Lake Nasser

      May 28, 2011

    Tahrir Protesters on Friday Demand Mubarak Be Brought to Justice
    Al-Masry Al-Youm: Thousands of Egyptians flocked to Tahrir Square on Friday to demand 'punishment' for Hosni Mubarak and figures from his regime.

      May 24, 2011

    Show of Interfaith Unity in Cairo
    EuroNews: Under the sign of the cross and crescent moon entwined, thousands took to Tahrir square in Cairo on Friday

      May 14, 2011

    What's Next for the Egyptian Revolution
    Samer Shehata: As September elections draw near a new phase of the struggle unfolds

      May 17, 2011

    Candlelight vigil for Gaza peace activist
    Al-Masry Al-Youm: Italian journalist Vittorio Arrigoni was killed by a group of extremists who abducted him in the Gaza Strip

      April 22, 2011

    Armed forces forcibly disperse Tahrir Square sit-in
    Al-Masry Al-Youm: Military police forcibly dispersed some 3000 protesters who remained in Tahrir Square after Friday's mass demonstration

      April 13, 2011

    African Union Mediation Efforts Fail
    Al Jazeera: AU delegation met by crowds of protesters, insisting on Gaddafi's removal from power as a prerequisite to any negotiations with Tripoli

      April 12, 2011

    UN Commander: 'The War In Ivory Coast Is Over'
    Channel 4: Laurent Gbagbo appears to be close to surrender and seeking UN protection

      April 6, 2011

    Libyan People Must Decide
    Al Jazeera: Libyan government spokesman ready for negotiations as long as it is from within Libya

      April 5, 2011

    US Libya Intervention is Aggression
    Glen Ford: The US intervention does not have humanitarian objectives

      April 5, 2011

    Egyptian Democracy Movement Continues Revolution
    Egyptians defy anti-protest law, demand accountability for Mubarak regime and release of jailed protesters

      April 4, 2011

    Ivory Coast: Gbagbo defiant as Ouattara prepares 'final offensive'
    France24: Internationally recognised Ivory Coast president's army is preparing to launch its 'final offensive'

      April 4, 2011

    Gaddafi Regime Talks to 'Stop The Killing'
    Channel 4: Gaddafi's regime was trying to open lines of communication to find a ceasefire

      April 2, 11

    Uprisings in Africa
    TRNN Replay - Firoze Manji: Democratic uprisings brutally suppressed in many African countries

      March 30, 2011

    Gaddafi's Invisible Force
    Al Jazeera: Recently, there have been numerous assassination attempts on leading rebels in their eastern stronghold of Benghaz

      March 26, 2011

    Report From Libyan Tunisian Border
    Shashank Bengali: At crossing few Libyans going into Tunisia, most exiting are migrant workers

      April 20, 2014

    Fight for Ajdabiya Continues
    Al Jazeera: Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi are said to have taken up key positions around the opposition-held city

      March 25, 2011

    NATO to Enforce 'No-Fly' Zone Over Libya
    Channel 4: An agreement has been met for NATO to implement the no-fly zone in Libya

      March 25, 2011

    Libya's rebels under fire
    Al Jazeera: Anti-Gaddafi fighters have found themselves outgunned on the road from Benghazi to Ajdabiya.

      March 23, 2011

    Arab League condemns "bombardment of civilians"
    Channel 4: Missile and air strikes against Gaddafi's forces in Libya are hailed a success by the west

      March 21, 2011

    Libyan No-Fly Zone Necessary but Intervention has Imperialist Objectives
    Gilbert Achcar: Slaughter of democratic uprising by Gaddafi was imminent, but killing of civilians and regime change by foreign intervention unacceptable

      February 21, 2011

    Gaddafi denies breaking ceasefire
    Euro News: There are reports that Libyan government forces are attacking Benghazi

      March 19, 2011

    Gaddafi Opened Economy as he Increased Repression
    Modern History of Libya: As Gaddafi opened country to neo-liberal reforms, he cracked down on opposition at home

      March 29, 2011

    Would Libya No-Fly Zone Be Legitimate?
    Hamid Dabashi: People should give unconditional support to the Libyan people's revolution, but oppose any foreign intervention

      March 12, 2011

    Libyan Women March in Support of Rebellion
    Women march in Benghazi, Libya on International Women's Day

      March 10, 2011

    Libya oil tanks seen as 'time bomb'
    Al Jazeera: The oil producing town of Ras Lanuf has seen some of the worst fighting in the last few hours.

      March 9, 2011

    Repression, Resistance And The CIA in Libya
    Author Hisham Matar says father secretly jailed by Gaddafi in 1990; was part of organization likely supported by CIA

      March 9, 2011

    Gaddafi's Onslaught on Libyan Rebels
    Channel 4: After the bombardment of Zawiyah, rebels claim to be back in control

      March 7, 2011

    Rebels Fight For Libya's Ras Lanuf
    Al Jazeera: Rebels say Libya's Ras Lanuf, home to an important oil refinery, remains in their hands

      March 7, 2011

    Libya: Gaddafi Forces And Rebels Battle For Zawiyah
    Channel 4: Heavy fighting is raging between government forces and rebels for control of the western city of Zawiyah

      March 6, 2011

    Two Sides of Libya's Conflict
    Al Jazeera: Libya's conflict has two sides, and two stories. And everything depends on who you believe.

      March 6, 2011

    Jordan Protesters Hold Strong
    Al Jazeera: Protesters are demanding political reforms, a constitutional monarchy, and a review of King Abdullah's future role in the country

      March 5, 2011

    Calling For A No-Fly Zone
    Al Jazeera: Can a no-fly-zone over Libya really help to end the violence in Libya?

      March 4, 2011

    Libya: Stand-Off Between Gaddafi And Protesters
    Channel 4: Colonel Gaddafi warns of "bloody war" if there is outside interference in Libya

      March 3, 2011

    Fighting Back in Libya's Media War
    Al Jazeera: Several activists in the opposition stronghold of Benghazi have set up a radio station

      March 2, 2011

    Tension In Tripoli
    Channel 4 reports Gaddafi has supporters in Tripoli ready to fight

      March 2, 2011

    TRNN EXCLUSIVE: Liberated Libya Rejects US Intervention
    On the streets of liberated Benghazi people say no to McCain, Lieberman and any US intervention

      March 1, 2011

    Counting the Cost - Libya: From pariah to partner (and back again)
    Al Jazeera: We look at Libya's role in the global economy as oil prices continue to rise

      February 28, 2011

    Defiant Gaddafi Pushes His Case
    Al Jazeera: As Libya descended further into chaos, Muammar Gaddafi, the Libyan leader, for the second time addressed the nation on state TV.

      February 25, 2011

    Gaddafi loses more Libyan cities
    Al Jazeera: International community pushes for sanctions against Libya over Muammar Gaddafi's brutal crackdown

      February 23, 2011

    Libya: Gaddafi vows "I will not leave this land"
    Channel 4: After protests in which hundreds have died in Libya, Colonel Gaddafi pledges he will not leave and will "crush" protesters and die a martyr.

      February 23, 2011

    Why Have Things Escalated so Violently And Quickly in Libya?
    Ch4: Reports on today's developments in Libya

      February 21, 2011

    Egypt: Obama Reacts to Strategic Blow
    Gilbert Achcar: More democracy in Egypt will mean more opposition to Israeli and US policy

      February 12, 2011

    Mubarak supporters clash with protesters in Cairo
    Guardian: Violence flares between supporters of Hosni Mubarak and anti-government protesters

      February 3, 2011

    "Egypt's Tiananmen Square"
    Khaled Fahmy: Protesters call for massive demonstration on Friday as they resist attacks by thugs

      February 2, 2011

    Will El Baradei Lead a Revolution?
    Ezzeldin: El Baradei can be the man of the moment, the leader of a revolution, or a fence sitter

      January 31, 2011

    Riot Police Clashes With Protesters in Cairo
    Protests have erupted in cities across Egypt following Friday midday prayers, with angry demonstrators demanding an end to Hosni Mubarak's 30-year presidency --Tens of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets across the country

      January 30, 11

    Map: Cairo's 'day of wrath'
    Violent protests have spread across the Egyptian capital, Cairo, and other Egyptian cities as tens of thousands of demonstrators intensified their campaign to oust President Hosni Mubarak.

      January 28, 11

    Tunisian Police Join Protesters
    Al Jazeera: Protesters have now been joined by a small number of police - it would be a turning point if this now spreads to wider sections of the force

      January 22, 2011

    Tunisian Prime Minister Announces New Government
    Channel 4: Protesters demand the complete removal of the ruling party

      January 18, 2011

    Tunisian President Steps Down After Violent Protests
    Channel 4: After two decades in power, the Tunisian president stands down in the face of violent anti-government unrest

      March 18, 11

    WikiLeaks reveals how Shell infiltrated Nigeria
    Al Jazeera: The petrol giant Shell has thoroughly infiltrated the Nigerian government, newly leaked WikiLeaks documents show.

      December 13, 2010

    Cotton Trade Injustice
    Channel 4: Fairtrade Foundation report says 19bn of handouts from the EU and US to American and European cotton farmers is locking west African farmers into poverty

      November 20, 2010

    Blood Diamond Industry Still Grips Africa
    Channel 4: Secret filming by Unreported World shows the "blood diamond" industry

      October 30, 2010

    RUSSIA'S WHEAT BAN HITS EGYPT HARD
    Al Jazeera: A major drought in Russia means Egyptians face the risk of missing their daily bread

      August 12, 2010

    THE BIG DEBATE: ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT part 5
    The Dinokeng scenarios: 35 South Africans with different perspectives debate the shape of their future

      August 4, 10

    THE BIG DEBATE: ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT part 4
    The Dinokeng scenarios: 35 South Africans with different perspectives debate the shape of their future

      August 4, 10

    THE BIG DEBATE: ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT part 3
    The Dinokeng scenarios: 35 South Africans with different perspectives debate the shape of their future

      August 4, 10

    THE BIG DEBATE: ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT part 2
    The Dinokeng scenarios: 35 South Africans with different perspectives debate the shape of their future

      August 4, 10

    THE BIG DEBATE: ENERGY/ENVIRONMENT part 1
    The Dinokeng scenarios: 35 South Africans with different perspectives debate the shape of their future

      August 3, 2010

    Racial tensions flare in South Africa
    AlJazeera: Murder trial in South Africa heightens racial tensions

      April 15, 2010

    Somali pirates tell their side
    Shashank Bengali talks about his interviews with Somali pirates

      March 13, 2010

    Bush and Africa's baby boom
    Bengali: Bush birth control policies helped fuel Africa's population increase

      March 16, 2010

    Al-Qaeda branch in 'Sahara Emirate'
    An offshoot of al-Qaeda has emerged in the deserts of North Africa, claiming 'Sahara Emirate

      January 7, 2010

    Voices of developing world urge action
    CCTV: Many African leaders stressing that the voice the of the majority needs to be heard.

      December 18, 2009

    Debating release of the accused Lockerbie bomber
    The Doha Debates focus on the early release of the Lockerbie bomber to Libya

      November 14, 2009

    Africom or Africon? Pt 4
    Bush pushed military operation that resulted in 1/2 million displaced civilians. Is Obama any different?

      October 1, 2009

    Africom or Africon? Pt 3
    Winning the hearts and minds while exploiting resources and killing democracy

      September 29, 2009

    Untold suffering of Kenya's children
    Jonathan Rugman reports on the child sex trade in Kenya

      September 26, 2009

    Africom or Africon? Pt 2
    Dick Cheney, Big Oil and the Constituents of War

      September 28, 2009

    Africom or Africon? Pt 1
    A reorganization of the U.S. command structure and another military imposition

      September 27, 2009

    South Africans protest for higher wages
    Protests and strikes have broken out in recent weeks across South Africa

      October 21, 09

    Did Shell collaborate in Nigerian executions?
    14 years after protesters including Ken Saro-Wiwa were executed, Shell settles for 15M

      June 10, 2009

    Niger villages say No to female genital mutilation
    Ten villages in western Niger have decided to end the practice of female genital mutilation

      April 16, 2009

    Wealth and politics in Congo
    Wayne Madsen: Will Obama change Congo policy or will it be business as usual? Pt. 3/3

      December 19, 2008

    The horror of the Rwandan genocide
    Guardian: Remembering the 1994 Rwandan genocide and the international community's ineffectual response

      December 19, 2008

    The destabilization of Congo
    Wayne Madsen: Ethnic divisions are being stoked by client states of the US who arm both sides

      December 18, 2008

    Congolese people band together in crisis
    Guardian: Families in the eastern part of DR Congo are taking in displaced strangers

      December 13, 2008

    Zimbabweans protest for political settlement
    Guardian: Hundreds protest in Harare to push for a political settlement and a new constitution

      December 6, 2008

    Survivors of Congo militias speak out
    Guardian: Leah Chishugi travels into the heart of eastern Congo to record the testimony of women

      December 10, 2008

    Water supplies run short in Zimbabwe
    Guardian: A chemical shortage limits running water in Harare, which is facing a cholera outbreak

      December 14, 2008

    Appeal court to rule on Zuma in 2009
    South African judge to hand down final decision on previous corruption charges on Jan 12, 2009

      November 30, 2008

    Crisis in Congo
    Shashank Bengali: This conflict could destabilize the whole region Pt.2/2

      November 19, 2008

    Crisis in Congo
    Shashank Bengali: The threat of violence is ever-present in Congo Pt.1 of 2

      November 18, 2008

    Zimbabwe faces political turmoil
    Adam Habib: Aggressive foreign engagement is needed to force a breakthrough that is more legitimate

      November 16, 2008

    Splinter faction challenges ANC
    Adam Habib: The split will create a dynamic of political accountability within the system

      November 13, 2008

    Cholera outbreaks in DRC refugee camps
    Guardian's Africa correspondent, Chris McGreal, talks about the state of refugee camps in Kibati, DRC

      November 13, 2008

    Miriam Makeba dies aged 76
    The South African singer and anti-apartheid campaigner dies in Italy after performing at a concert

      November 11, 2008

    Guardian: Miliband on sending troops to Congo
    'No one has ruled out a military role': David Miliband on sending troops to Congo

      November 10, 2008

    Polls open for disputed election in Zimbabwe
    NPR's Ofeibia Quist-Arcton reports from South Africa about today's election, termed a "sham"

      June 28, 2008

    Mugabe under pressure
    Adam Habib: Mugabe may respond if threatened with expulsion by African elites from regional bodies

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