Cradle of Mankind
This section has to do with the struggle for the liberation of the continent that was humanity's cradle. Yesterday a victim of European colonialism, today a victim of transnational colonialism. Its people, from Maghreb to Cape Town, continue to aspire to a better life.
The UN and 250,000 Dead Somalis
Thomas C. Mountain
The UN has announced that in 2010-2012, including the Great Horn of Africa Drought period, at least 250,000 Somalis starved to death.
Most of those who died from starvation were internally displaced persons, displaced in the main by the military ...
Another Kenyan Stolen Election
Thomas C. Mountain
That the fix was in was confirmed when the Godfather himself, son of a Kenyan, Barack Obama, called Uhuru Kenyatta, indicted for “Crimes Against Humanity” by those minions of Pax Americana, the International Criminal Court, to congratulate ...
The West’s War Against African Development Continues
Africa’s classic depiction in the mainstream media, as a giant basketcase full of endless war, famine and helpless children creates an illusion of a continent utterly dependent on Western handouts. In fact, the precise opposite is true – ...
Zero Dark Mali
- Pepe Escobar
Goooooooood morning, Vietnam! No, sorry, that was another quagmire.
No Security Firms for African Refugees: Opportunities and War in Mali
- Ramzy Baroud رمزي بارود
The British security firm G4S is set to rake in massive profits thanks to crises in Mali, Libya and ...
The reconquest of Africa
- Manlio Dinucci
At the very moment when the Democratic Party President Barack Obama reiterated in his inaugural address ...
Russia, China grapple with Mali's future
- MK Bhadrakumar
There is a saying, "Once bitten, twice shy". Russia and China claim to have been bitten once: ...
Mali: The Next Afghanistan?
- Immanuel Wallerstein
Up to very recently, very, very few persons, outside of its immediate neighbors and its former colonial ...
South African miners defy repression
- Chris Marsden
On Friday, Gold Fields boasted that threats of mass sackings had succeeded in forcing the 9, ...
Apartheid never died in South Africa. It inspired a world order upheld by force and illusion
- John Pilger
The murder of 34 miners by the South African police, most of them shot in the back, puts paid to the ...