Africa

Opposition Demands Immediate Return to Civilian Rule After Sudan Massacre

After Sudan Massacre, Opposition Demands Immediate Return to Civilian Rule

June 7, 2019

Sudan was suspended from the African Union following a military attack on  peaceful demonstrators that killed over 100. But Saudi Arabia and UAE continue to support Sudan’s military regime. We discuss the situation with Prof. Khalid Ahmed

Dozens of Migrants Drown After Boat Sinks off Tunisian Coast

Dozens of Migrants Drown After Boat Sinks off Tunisian Coast

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May 10, 2019

At least 35 people have drowned after a migrant boat sank off the coast of Tunisia. The country has become the preferred jumping off point for desperate migrants after Libyan forces tightened security.

Sudan Protests Intensify Demands for Civilian Government

Sudan Protests Intensify Demands for Civilian Government

May 10, 2019

Khalid Medani speaks to Eddie Conway about Sudanese opposition to al-Bashir and the sit-in that continues through Ramadan

State Capture Crisis Grips South African Elections

May 9, 2019

Widespread corruption, unemployment, inequity and disillusionment hovers over South African elections.  We must have higher expectations from a national liberation movement says Professor Rasigan Maharajh

Mozambique Cyclone Kenneth Leaves Devastation in its Wake

Mozambique Cyclone Kenneth Leaves Devastation in its Wake

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May 5, 2019

Cyclone Kenneth tore over the island of Ibo in northern Mozambique with a fury that left little standing in its wake. DW’s Adrian Kriesch accompanied an aid flight to the island and found suffering and desperation with no clear path forward

South Africa is Bracing for an Electoral Storm Over the Climate Crisis (1/2)

South Africa is Bracing for an Electoral Storm Over the Climate Crisis

May 3, 2019
Prof. Vishwas Satgar provides a climate justice critique of South African political parties: What are the commitments of the ANC, DA, and EFF to a deep, just, life-sustaining transition?
Sudan's President Carries Out Coup to Defuse Movement Against Him

Sudan’s President Carries Out Coup to Defuse Movement Against Him

April 12, 2019

Prof. Khalid Ahmed says that what looks like a military coup against Sudan’s president Omar al-Bashir is actually of the president’s own making, to defuse the growing movement and ICC indictment against him

China Has Strategic Objectives In Going Global, Does Africa?

China Has Strategic Objectives In Going Global, Does Africa?

April 8, 2019

If Africa as a continent does not have strategic objectives of its own, the history of impediments to African economic development will be repeated in its engagement with China, says Ethiopia’s Alemayehu Geda

External Powers Fuel Bloodshed in Libya

Bloodshed in Libya

April 5, 2019
General Khalifa Haftar of Libya has been a very disruptive force for the formation of the UN’s unity government, says Vijay Prashad, the author of the book, Arab Spring Libyan Winter