Archive for the category ‘AFRICA’


Who Can Halt the Crisis in South Sudan?
Alex Vines – The Guardian
December 30th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Who Can Halt the Crisis in South Sudan?)
It’s the Government, Stupid: Appraising Ethiopia’s Saudi Arabia Policy
Alemayehu F. Weldemariam and Hassen Mohammed - TRANSCEND Media Service
December 23rd, 2013 ( Comments Off on It’s the Government, Stupid: Appraising Ethiopia’s Saudi Arabia Policy)
France Fuels Sectarian Killing in the Central African Republic
Finian Cunningham - PressTV
December 16th, 2013 ( Comments Off on France Fuels Sectarian Killing in the Central African Republic)
Global Poverty and Post-colonial “Development Agendas”: Ethiopia and the West
Paul O’Keeffe - Global Research
December 16th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Global Poverty and Post-colonial “Development Agendas”: Ethiopia and the West)
UN, EU Subsidize French Crimes in Africa
Finian Cunningham – PressTV
December 9th, 2013 ( Comments Off on UN, EU Subsidize French Crimes in Africa)
African Continent: Contrasts and Paradoxes
Pierre Celestin Bakunda – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 25th, 2013 ( Comments Off on African Continent: Contrasts and Paradoxes)
The M23 Surrenders: A Pyrrhic Victory in Eastern Congo
David Zarembka – Foreign Policy In Focus
November 25th, 2013 ( Comments Off on The M23 Surrenders: A Pyrrhic Victory in Eastern Congo)
The Plight of Benin’s Vidomègon Children
Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey - Pravda
November 18th, 2013 ( Comments Off on The Plight of Benin’s Vidomègon Children)
Increased American Military Presence May Undermine Good Governance Efforts in Africa
Hilary Matfess - Foreign Policy in Focus
November 4th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Increased American Military Presence May Undermine Good Governance Efforts in Africa)
US Increases Military Operations in Africa for ‘Strategic Interests’
PressTV – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 ( Comments Off on US Increases Military Operations in Africa for ‘Strategic Interests’)
Imperialism Destabilizing Africa
Andre Vltchek – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 14th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Imperialism Destabilizing Africa)
Was it a Psyop? Nairobi Mall Deceit Abets Israeli-Western Pipeline Wars to Oust Asian Rivals
Yoichi Shimatsu - Global Research
October 7th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Was it a Psyop? Nairobi Mall Deceit Abets Israeli-Western Pipeline Wars to Oust Asian Rivals)
Dispatch from Djibouti: Total Militarized Lunacy
Andre Vltchek – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 7th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
How the West Helped Create Somali Terror
Tony Iltis, Centre Tricontinental – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 7th, 2013 ( Comments Off on How the West Helped Create Somali Terror)
Al-Shabab Defends Nairobi Attack
Hamza Mohamed – Al Jazeera
September 30th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Al-Shabab Defends Nairobi Attack)
The Westgate Mall Massacre: Reflections
Richard Falk – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 ( Comments Off on The Westgate Mall Massacre: Reflections)
Nairobi Tragedy – Carnage Foretold
Andre Vltchek – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 30th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Nairobi Tragedy – Carnage Foretold)
A Crash Course in Somalization, from Syria to Kenya
Pepe Escobar – Russia Today
September 30th, 2013 ( Comments Off on A Crash Course in Somalization, from Syria to Kenya)
Toward An Inclusive Inter-Rwandan Dialogue: Lessons from Other Conflicts
Pierre Bakunda – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 2nd, 2013 ( Comments Off on Toward An Inclusive Inter-Rwandan Dialogue: Lessons from Other Conflicts)
Ethiopia: Rapid Development Destroys Lives
Graham Peebles – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 12th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Ethiopia: Rapid Development Destroys Lives)
Ethiopia: Where is Religious Freedom Headed?
Alemayehu Fentaw Weldemariam – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 12th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
The Unreported War in the Congo Killing Millions with the Aid of the United States
Kambale Musavuli, Stop the War Coalition – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 15th, 2013 ( Comments Off on The Unreported War in the Congo Killing Millions with the Aid of the United States)
Africa’s Worst Drought Tied to West’s Pollution
Becky Oskin, LiveScience – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 17th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Africa’s Worst Drought Tied to West’s Pollution)
The International Criminal Court’s Africa Problem
Solomon Dersso – Al Jazeera
June 17th, 2013 ( Comments Off on The International Criminal Court’s Africa Problem)
Swaziland: Witches Banned From Flying Over 150 Meters
Cora Van Olson, Trutv – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 10th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Swaziland: Witches Banned From Flying Over 150 Meters)
Humanity Imperiled – The Path to Disaster
Noam Chomsky - TomDispatch
June 10th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
Brazil to Write Off $900m of African Debt`
Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 27th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Brazil to Write Off $900m of African Debt`)
Mali under Indefinite Occupation
Roger Annis, The Bullet – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 20th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Mali under Indefinite Occupation)
Elephant Poaching On Rise in Chaos-Hit Central African Republic
Bate Felix, Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 13th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Elephant Poaching On Rise in Chaos-Hit Central African Republic)
An Octagonal World
Johan Galtung - TRANSCEND Media Service
May 6th, 2013 ( 3 Comments »)
U.S. Supreme Court Dismisses Lawsuit against Shell in Nigeria
Pratap Chatterjee – CorpWatch
April 22nd, 2013 ( Comments Off on U.S. Supreme Court Dismisses Lawsuit against Shell in Nigeria)
Chinua Achebe: A Reflection of When Things Fall Apart
Rene Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 25th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Chinua Achebe: A Reflection of When Things Fall Apart)
Cameroon: Rights Abuses in ‘Homosexuality’ Prosecutions
Human Rights Watch – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 25th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Cameroon: Rights Abuses in ‘Homosexuality’ Prosecutions)
The BRICS Come to Durban
Maite Nkoana-Mashabane – Pambazuka News
March 25th, 2013 ( Comments Off on The BRICS Come to Durban)
(Français) Cameroun: Violations de Droits Humains Commises dans le Cadre des Poursuites Judiciaires pour «Homosexualité»
Human Rights Watch – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 25th, 2013 ( Comments Off on (Français) Cameroun: Violations de Droits Humains Commises dans le Cadre des Poursuites Judiciaires pour «Homosexualité»)
Introducing BRICS from above and BRICS-from-below
Patrick Bond – Pambazuka News
March 25th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Introducing BRICS from above and BRICS-from-below)
Washington Steps Up Africa Intervention
Bill Van Auken – World Socialist Web Site
March 11th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Washington Steps Up Africa Intervention)
What France Wants in Mali
Roger Annis – Socialist Worker
March 4th, 2013 ( Comments Off on What France Wants in Mali)
African Campaign for Education on Nonviolence
Humanist Movement Africa – Pressenza Int’l Press Agency
March 4th, 2013 ( Comments Off on African Campaign for Education on Nonviolence)
Africa and AFRICOM: Neo-Imperialism and the Arrogance of Ignorance
Franklin C. Spinney - CounterPunch
March 4th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Africa and AFRICOM: Neo-Imperialism and the Arrogance of Ignorance)
War on Terror Is the West’s New Religion
Robert Fisk – The Independent
February 25th, 2013 ( Comments Off on War on Terror Is the West’s New Religion)
Obama’s Wars in Africa: 100 Military Personnel in Niger
Ed Krayewski – Reason Magazine
February 25th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Obama’s Wars in Africa: 100 Military Personnel in Niger)
(Italiano) La Nostra Terra, le Nostre Vite
Peter Singer - Project Syndicate
February 25th, 2013 ( Comments Off on (Italiano) La Nostra Terra, le Nostre Vite)
French Imperialism Moves Deeper Into Mali
Abayomi Azikiwe – Pambazuka News
February 25th, 2013 ( Comments Off on French Imperialism Moves Deeper Into Mali)
(Castellano) Vientos Africanos
Rais Neza Boneza – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 18th, 2013 ( Comments Off on (Castellano) Vientos Africanos)
The African Union, Algeria and Mali: The West’s War against African Development Continues
Dan Glazebrook - CounterPunch
February 18th, 2013 ( Comments Off on The African Union, Algeria and Mali: The West’s War against African Development Continues)
A Key Question: How Do We Make the Economy Work for the Poor?
Howard Richards – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 18th, 2013 ( Comments Off on A Key Question: How Do We Make the Economy Work for the Poor?)
(Português) Os BRICS de Olho na África
Antonio Martins, Outras Palavras – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 18th, 2013 ( Comments Off on (Português) Os BRICS de Olho na África)
Disaster Capitalism in the Maghreb: War, Refugees and Profit in West Africa
Ramzy Baroud – Toward Freedom
February 11th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Disaster Capitalism in the Maghreb: War, Refugees and Profit in West Africa)
U.S. Plans to Add Drone Base in West Africa
Craig Whitlock – The Washington Post
February 4th, 2013 ( Comments Off on U.S. Plans to Add Drone Base in West Africa)
Mali: Neo-Colonialism Meets Islamic Fundamentalism… And the People Suffer
Bill Fletcher, Jr., Black Commentator – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 4th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
Niger Gives Green Light to U.S. Drone Deployment
Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 4th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Niger Gives Green Light to U.S. Drone Deployment)
The Real Invasion of Africa Is Not News And a Licence to Lie Is Hollywood’s Gift
John Pilger – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 4th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
Habits of French Colonialism
Vijay Prashad – Newsclick
February 4th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Habits of French Colonialism)
Good Terrorist, Bad Terrorist
Chandra Muzaffar, Countercurrents – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 4th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
Belgian MP Laurent Louis Talks against War in Mali and Exposes International Neo-Colonial Plot
Antonio C. S. Rosa, editor – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 4th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Belgian MP Laurent Louis Talks against War in Mali and Exposes International Neo-Colonial Plot)
Storm over the Sahara: US, France Creating another Osama?
Eric Margolis – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 28th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
Biking to Success in Mozambique
Peace is Profitable – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 28th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Biking to Success in Mozambique)
Eritrea: Hear No Evil
Human Rights Watch – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 21st, 2013 ( Comments Off on Eritrea: Hear No Evil)
Burn, burn – Africa’s Afghanistan
Pepe Escobar – Asia Times
January 21st, 2013 ( Comments Off on Burn, burn – Africa’s Afghanistan)
Algeria, Mali, and Why This Week Has Looked Like an Obscene Remake of Earlier Western Interventions
Robert Fisk – The Independent
January 21st, 2013 ( Comments Off on Algeria, Mali, and Why This Week Has Looked Like an Obscene Remake of Earlier Western Interventions)
By Design: French Mali Invasion Spills into Algeria
Tony Cartalucci – Global Research
January 21st, 2013 ( Comments Off on By Design: French Mali Invasion Spills into Algeria)
US ‘Inadvertently’ Creates a Terrorist Haven in Mali
Stephen Kinzer – The Boston Globe
January 14th, 2013 ( Comments Off on US ‘Inadvertently’ Creates a Terrorist Haven in Mali)
The Master as “Guest”: The U.S. Military Swarms over Africa
Glen Ford – Black Agenda Report
January 14th, 2013 ( Comments Off on The Master as “Guest”: The U.S. Military Swarms over Africa)
Mali: Hijacked Autonomy, Outsized Ambitions, French Intervention
Rene Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 14th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
AFRICOM’s Imperialist Quest
Burkely Hermann – Nation of Change
January 14th, 2013 ( Comments Off on AFRICOM’s Imperialist Quest)
What’s at Stake in the Central African Republic?
Abayomi Azikiwe, editor - Pan-African News Wire
January 7th, 2013 ( Comments Off on What’s at Stake in the Central African Republic?)
US Deploying Troops to 35 African Countries
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 31st, 2012 ( Comments Off on US Deploying Troops to 35 African Countries)
Mali: The ‘Gentle’ Face of Al-Qaeda
May Ying Welsh – Al Jazeera
December 31st, 2012 ( Comments Off on Mali: The ‘Gentle’ Face of Al-Qaeda)
Africa Lost 1.6 Trillion in Capital Flight and Odious Debt Over Forty Years
Paul Jay – The Real News Network
December 3rd, 2012 ( Comments Off on Africa Lost 1.6 Trillion in Capital Flight and Odious Debt Over Forty Years)
Kenya Bans Importation of GMO Foods
Occupy Monsanto – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 3rd, 2012 ( Comments Off on Kenya Bans Importation of GMO Foods)
Congo: What the International Community and Media Should Do
Hansueli Homberger – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 3rd, 2012 ( Comments Off on Congo: What the International Community and Media Should Do)
UNHCR Welcomes Brazilian Residency for Angolan and Liberian Refugees
UN High Commission for Refugees – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 26th, 2012 ( Comments Off on UNHCR Welcomes Brazilian Residency for Angolan and Liberian Refugees)
Debating Homosexuality and Human Rights in Malawi
Steve Sharra – Waging Nonviolence
November 26th, 2012 ( Comments Off on Debating Homosexuality and Human Rights in Malawi)
Nigerian Lawmakers Move Ahead on Anti-Gay Bill
Agence France Press – Daily Nation
November 19th, 2012 ( Comments Off on Nigerian Lawmakers Move Ahead on Anti-Gay Bill)
Malawi Activists Say Scrapping Sodomy Laws an ‘Uphill Battle’
Agence France-Presse – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 19th, 2012 ( 1 Comment »)
Bad News for Africa: 3,000 More U.S. Soldiers Are on the Way
Mark P. Fancher, World Mathaba – TRANSCEND Media Servivce
November 12th, 2012 ( Comments Off on Bad News for Africa: 3,000 More U.S. Soldiers Are on the Way)
Africa: Cooperatives Crucial Allies in Fight against Hunger
Nigeria Daily News – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 12th, 2012 ( Comments Off on Africa: Cooperatives Crucial Allies in Fight against Hunger)
Obama’s War in Africa
Lee Wengraf – Socialist Worker
November 12th, 2012 ( Comments Off on Obama’s War in Africa)
AFRICOM Preparing For another ‘Humanitarian’ Military Intervention?
Abdi Ali Diriye – Pambazuka News
November 5th, 2012 ( Comments Off on AFRICOM Preparing For another ‘Humanitarian’ Military Intervention?)
Land Deals in Africa Have Led To a Wild West – Bring On the Sheriff, Says FAO
Mark Tran – The Guardian
November 5th, 2012 ( Comments Off on Land Deals in Africa Have Led To a Wild West – Bring On the Sheriff, Says FAO)
White House Widening Covert War in North Africa
Associated Press, Military News – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 15th, 2012 ( Comments Off on White House Widening Covert War in North Africa)
Rhetoric and Reality of AFRICOM: Lessons from Mali
Abena Ampofoa Asare – Pambazuka News
October 1st, 2012 ( Comments Off on Rhetoric and Reality of AFRICOM: Lessons from Mali)
France’s Hollande Calls for Mali Intervention, Clinton Says Nation Can’t Fight Islamists Alone
Associated Press – The Washington Post
October 1st, 2012 ( Comments Off on France’s Hollande Calls for Mali Intervention, Clinton Says Nation Can’t Fight Islamists Alone)
Ivorians Deal with European Stink
Robbie Corey-Boulet – TerraViva Europe
October 1st, 2012 ( Comments Off on Ivorians Deal with European Stink)
Elephants Dying in Epic Frenzy as Ivory Fuels Wars and Profits
Jeffrey Gettleman – The New York Times
September 10th, 2012 ( Comments Off on Elephants Dying in Epic Frenzy as Ivory Fuels Wars and Profits)
At Stake in Mali: Refugees at Every Border
Ramzy Baroud – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 6th, 2012 ( Comments Off on At Stake in Mali: Refugees at Every Border)
Obama’s Scramble for Africa: Secret Wars, Secret Bases, and the Pentagon’s “New Spice Route” in Africa
Nick Turse - TomDispatch
July 23rd, 2012 ( Comments Off on Obama’s Scramble for Africa: Secret Wars, Secret Bases, and the Pentagon’s “New Spice Route” in Africa)
Ethiopia: Are the Islamists Coming?
Alemayehu Fentaw – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 28th, 2012 ( 1 Comment »)
DR Congo: Victim to the Western Quest for Justice
Jessica Hatcher – Al Jazeera
May 21st, 2012 ( Comments Off on DR Congo: Victim to the Western Quest for Justice)
Action Plan to End Banishing of “Witches” in Burkina Faso
Brahima Ouédraogo – Inter Press Service-IPS
May 14th, 2012 ( Comments Off on Action Plan to End Banishing of “Witches” in Burkina Faso)
AFRICOM Overheard by Lacville
Robert Lacville – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 16th, 2012 ( 2 Comments »)
Kenya: Restoring Hope in Kawangware
Xchange Perspectives – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 16th, 2012 ( Comments Off on Kenya: Restoring Hope in Kawangware)
Liberia’s Government Finding a Way to End FGM
Travis Lupick – Inter Press Service-IPS
April 16th, 2012 ( Comments Off on Liberia’s Government Finding a Way to End FGM)
An Odious Affair: The UN in Somalia
Abdi Ismail Samatar – Al Jazeera
April 9th, 2012 ( Comments Off on An Odious Affair: The UN in Somalia)
Nigeria Oil Corruption Highlighted by Audits
Joe Brock and Tim Cocks, Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 12th, 2012 ( Comments Off on Nigeria Oil Corruption Highlighted by Audits)
Somalia’s Rich Maritime Resources Being Plundered, Report Says
Thalif Deen – Inter Press Service-IPS
February 27th, 2012 ( 1 Comment »)
Chevron Rig Burns Off Nigeria as Damage Hits Shore
Sapa-AP – Times Live, South Africa
February 20th, 2012 ( Comments Off on Chevron Rig Burns Off Nigeria as Damage Hits Shore)
How Did Rwanda Cut Poverty So Much?
Emily Alpert – Los Angeles Times
February 20th, 2012 ( 1 Comment »)
Mali’s Plan to Probe Child Labour in Gold Mines
Africa News – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 20th, 2012 ( Comments Off on Mali’s Plan to Probe Child Labour in Gold Mines)
The Division of Nigeria – Who Gains?
Chika Onyenezi – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 13th, 2012 ( 1 Comment »)
Nokia Publishes Policy on African Conflict Minerals
Curt Hopkins – The Christian Science Monitor
February 13th, 2012 ( Comments Off on Nokia Publishes Policy on African Conflict Minerals)
Coca-Cola Accused of Propping Up Notorious Swaziland Dictator
David Smith in Johannesburg – The Guardian
January 9th, 2012 ( Comments Off on Coca-Cola Accused of Propping Up Notorious Swaziland Dictator)
In Nigeria, Boko Haram Is Not the Problem
Jean Herskovits – The New York Times
January 9th, 2012 ( 1 Comment »)
Violence and Conflict Theories & Obstacles to Peace in Africa’s Great Lakes Region
Dr. Pierre Celestin Bakunda – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 2nd, 2012 ( 1 Comment »)
Fanon, Coloniality and Emancipation
Eunice N. Sahle – Pambazuka News
December 12th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Fanon, Coloniality and Emancipation)
Listen to the People, Not the Polluters
Amy Goodman – Truthdig
December 12th, 2011 ( 1 Comment »)
Frantz Fanon in Africa and Asia
Samir Amin – Pambazuka News
December 12th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Frantz Fanon in Africa and Asia)
Durban Climate Deal Struck After Tense All-Night Session
John Vidal and Fiona Harvey in Durban – The Guardian
December 12th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Durban Climate Deal Struck After Tense All-Night Session)
La Via Campesina Durban Declaration
La Via Campesina – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 12th, 2011 ( Comments Off on La Via Campesina Durban Declaration)
Draft Climate Deal Dubbed a “Death Sentence for Africa”
Stephen Leahy – Inter Press Service-IPS
December 12th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Draft Climate Deal Dubbed a “Death Sentence for Africa”)
Unreported Horrors – Male Rape in DR Congo
Moses Seruwagi – Inter Press Service-IPS
November 28th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Unreported Horrors – Male Rape in DR Congo)
Remilitarisation of Africa Set to Fail
Horace Campbell - InDepth News
November 21st, 2011 ( Comments Off on Remilitarisation of Africa Set to Fail)
US Africa Command a Tool to Recolonise Continent
Motsoko Pheko – Pambazuka News
November 21st, 2011 ( 2 Comments »)
Landgrabbing in Ethiopia: Legal Lease or Stolen Soil?
Philipp Hedemann – Inter Press Service-IPS
November 14th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Landgrabbing in Ethiopia: Legal Lease or Stolen Soil?)
Yet Another Report Lambasts Shell Nigeria
Jerome Mwanda - InDepth News
November 14th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Yet Another Report Lambasts Shell Nigeria)
Scramble for Africa
John Cherian- Frontline, India
November 7th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Scramble for Africa)
Cape Verde Recognised for Political, Economic Leadership
Thalif Deen – Inter Press Service-IPS
October 31st, 2011 ( Comments Off on Cape Verde Recognised for Political, Economic Leadership)
The Son of Africa Claims a Continent’s Crown Jewels
John Pilger – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 24th, 2011 ( 1 Comment »)
Africa: More Dangerous to Be a Woman than a Soldier
Saaleha Bamjee – Inter Press Service-IPS
October 10th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Africa: More Dangerous to Be a Woman than a Soldier)
My First AK-47: Kids Awarded Guns in Somali Recruitment Game
Der Spiegel – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 3rd, 2011 ( Comments Off on My First AK-47: Kids Awarded Guns in Somali Recruitment Game)
New Law Prohibits Practice of Female Genital Mutilation in Guinea-Bissau
Iain Murray, UNICEF – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 26th, 2011 ( Comments Off on New Law Prohibits Practice of Female Genital Mutilation in Guinea-Bissau)
Homophobia in Africa
Peter Kenworthy – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 26th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Homophobia in Africa)
U.S. Assembling Secret Drone Bases in Africa, Arabian Peninsula, Officials Say
Craig Whitlock and Greg Miller – The Washington Post
September 26th, 2011 ( 1 Comment »)
Death by Tabloid
Xan Rice – The Atlantic
September 12th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Death by Tabloid)
‘The Worst Crisis I Have Ever Seen’
Azad Essa – Al Jazeera
September 12th, 2011 ( Comments Off on ‘The Worst Crisis I Have Ever Seen’)
Famine in the Horn of Africa: Malthus Beware
William G. Moseley – Al Jazeera
August 29th, 2011 ( 1 Comment »)
How Zenawi ‘Weaponizes’ Famine in Ethiopia
Alemayehu G. Mariam - InDepth News
August 29th, 2011 ( Comments Off on How Zenawi ‘Weaponizes’ Famine in Ethiopia)
Somalia? Which Somalia? Just Some Facts About Everybody’s–Nobody’s Land
Human Wrongs Watch – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 29th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Somalia? Which Somalia? Just Some Facts About Everybody’s–Nobody’s Land)
Global South Key to African Economies
Global development agencies – Al Jazeera
August 8th, 2011 ( 1 Comment »)
Can Africa Develop a Regional Response to ‘Resource Grabbing’?
Rebecca M.E. Pointer – Another countryside
August 8th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Can Africa Develop a Regional Response to ‘Resource Grabbing’?)
Famine in East Africa
Der Spiegel – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 1st, 2011 ( Comments Off on Famine in East Africa)
Famine Continues to Ravage East Africa
Alan Fisher – Al Jazeera
August 1st, 2011 ( Comments Off on Famine Continues to Ravage East Africa)
Ground Your Warplanes, Save the Horn of Africa
Ramzy Baroud – Toward Freedom
August 1st, 2011 ( Comments Off on Ground Your Warplanes, Save the Horn of Africa)
Crocodile Tears As Food Aid Blockade Continues in Horn of Africa
Thomas C. Mountain – Foreign Policy Journal
July 25th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Crocodile Tears As Food Aid Blockade Continues in Horn of Africa)
The Silent Humanitarian Crises beyond East Africa
Rajesh Makwana and Adam Parsons – Share the World’s Resources
July 25th, 2011 ( Comments Off on The Silent Humanitarian Crises beyond East Africa)
New Born South Sudan Has Ambitious Goals
Jerome Mwanda - InDepth News
July 18th, 2011 ( Comments Off on New Born South Sudan Has Ambitious Goals)
Fragile Peace Greets Independent South Sudan
Jerome Mwanda - InDepth News
July 11th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Fragile Peace Greets Independent South Sudan)
DRC: Children Still in Prison despite Law
IRIN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 11th, 2011 ( Comments Off on DRC: Children Still in Prison despite Law)
Ugandan Farmers Reject Genetically Modified Crops
David Kazungu – Daily Monitor, Uganda
July 4th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Ugandan Farmers Reject Genetically Modified Crops)
Somali Doctor: ‘If I was sane, I would have fled!’
Mohammed Adow – Al Jazeera
July 4th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Somali Doctor: ‘If I was sane, I would have fled!’)
Chad Signs Plan to End Recruitment and Use of Children in National Army and Security Forces
Cassandra Clifford – Foreign Policy Association
July 4th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Chad Signs Plan to End Recruitment and Use of Children in National Army and Security Forces)
New Insights into Beleaguered Africa
Jaya Ramachandran - InDepth News
June 20th, 2011 ( Comments Off on New Insights into Beleaguered Africa)
Sudan: Half the Horror Remains Untold
Tendai Marima – Al Jazeera
June 13th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Sudan: Half the Horror Remains Untold)
Worlds Collide in a Luxury Suite
Rebecca Solnit – TomDispatch
May 23rd, 2011 ( 2 Comments »)
Forty-Eight Women Raped Every Hour in Congo, Study Finds
Jo Adetunji – The Guardian
May 16th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Forty-Eight Women Raped Every Hour in Congo, Study Finds)
Swazi Village Tastes Sweet Success with Sugarcane
Mantoe Phakathi – TerraViva Europe
May 2nd, 2011 ( Comments Off on Swazi Village Tastes Sweet Success with Sugarcane)
Madagascar: Community Resistance to Corporate Land Theft
Stefan Christoff, farmlandgrab.org – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 25th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Madagascar: Community Resistance to Corporate Land Theft)
Cote d’Ivoire: The Forgotten War?
Azad Essa – Al Jazeera
April 4th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Cote d’Ivoire: The Forgotten War?)
The New Colonialism: Washington’s Pursuit of World Hegemony
Paul Craig Roberts – Global Research
April 4th, 2011 ( Comments Off on The New Colonialism: Washington’s Pursuit of World Hegemony)
Let’s Make Female Genital Mutilation a Part of History
Bernadette Sesay – Pambazuka News
March 28th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Let’s Make Female Genital Mutilation a Part of History)
Continuing Colonialism: World Bank Funds Mining in Africa
Cyril Mychalejko – Toward Freedom
March 28th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Continuing Colonialism: World Bank Funds Mining in Africa)
The South African Scourge
Jonah Hull – Al Jazeera
February 28th, 2011 ( Comments Off on The South African Scourge)
Conflict and Violence in Africa: Causes, Sources and Types
Adeleye Oyeniyi – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 28th, 2011 ( 11 Comments »)
We Take Risks, Others Pay the Price
Naomi Klein - CNN
February 28th, 2011 ( Comments Off on We Take Risks, Others Pay the Price)
Peace-Building in Africa
Adeleye Oyeniyi – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 21st, 2011 ( Comments Off on Peace-Building in Africa)
Vision: How Yoga Is Transforming a Kenyan City
Anna Clark - AlterNet
February 21st, 2011 ( 1 Comment »)
Ethnicity and Indigene/Settler Conflict
Adeleye Oyeniyi – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 14th, 2011 ( 4 Comments »)
Africa’s New Country
David Whitehouse – Socialist Worker
January 31st, 2011 ( 1 Comment »)
Stakeholders in the Côte d’Ivoire Crisis
Sanou Mbaye – Pambazuka News
January 31st, 2011 ( Comments Off on Stakeholders in the Côte d’Ivoire Crisis)
Tribute to Patrice Lumumba on the 50th Anniversary of His Assassination [17 Jan 1961]
Carlos Martinez – Pambazuka News
January 24th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Tribute to Patrice Lumumba on the 50th Anniversary of His Assassination [17 Jan 1961])
The Balkanization of Sudan: The Redrawing of the Middle East and North Africa
Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya – Global Research
January 24th, 2011 ( Comments Off on The Balkanization of Sudan: The Redrawing of the Middle East and North Africa)
A Campaign Goes Viral to Stop ‘Corrective Rape,’ Used to ‘Cure’ South African Women of Homosexuality
Joseph Huff-Hannon - AlterNet
January 17th, 2011 ( Comments Off on A Campaign Goes Viral to Stop ‘Corrective Rape,’ Used to ‘Cure’ South African Women of Homosexuality)
Africa: Letter to AU over Homophobia Concerns
AIDS-Free World – Pambazuka News
January 17th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Africa: Letter to AU over Homophobia Concerns)
Mauritania: Activists’ Trial Puts Spotlight on Anti-Slavery Law
IRIN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 17th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Mauritania: Activists’ Trial Puts Spotlight on Anti-Slavery Law)
Exposing the Real Tunisia
Soumaya Ghannoushi – The Guardian
January 17th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Exposing the Real Tunisia)
The Emerging Peace and Security Architecture in the Horn of Africa: Prospects and Challenges
Alemayehu Fentaw – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 17th, 2011 ( Comments Off on The Emerging Peace and Security Architecture in the Horn of Africa: Prospects and Challenges)
Sudan Referendum: Southerners Flood Home to Vote in Post-War Secession Poll
Mike Pflanz – The Telegraph
January 10th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Sudan Referendum: Southerners Flood Home to Vote in Post-War Secession Poll)
The Eve of Secession: What the Future Might Hold for Southern Sudan
Horand Knaup – Der Spiegel
January 3rd, 2011 ( Comments Off on The Eve of Secession: What the Future Might Hold for Southern Sudan)
Homophobia Plagues Africa
Pambazuka News – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 27th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Homophobia Plagues Africa)
Africa Is Resisting the Threat of Europe’s Free Trade Agreements
Martin Khor - The China Post, Kuala Lumpur
December 6th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Africa Is Resisting the Threat of Europe’s Free Trade Agreements)
Liberia: Searching For Solutions to Land Disputes
IRIN (*) – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 29th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Liberia: Searching For Solutions to Land Disputes)
Which Way Sudan?
Horace Campbell – Pambazuka News
November 29th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Which Way Sudan?)
The Tribulations of the Tuareg
Jeremy Keenan – Al Jazeera
November 29th, 2010 ( Comments Off on The Tribulations of the Tuareg)
The US, the AU and the New Scramble for Africa
Jason Hickel – Pambazuka News
November 8th, 2010 ( Comments Off on The US, the AU and the New Scramble for Africa)
Nigeria: Shell Oil’s ‘License to Kill’?
Abena Ampofoa Asare – Pambazuka News
October 25th, 2010 ( 1 Comment »)
In Kenya, Farmers Grow Their Own Way
Heather Day & Travis English – Yes! Magazine
October 11th, 2010 ( Comments Off on In Kenya, Farmers Grow Their Own Way)
The Real Pirates in Somalia: Washington, Paris and Oslo
Abdulkadir Salad Elmi – Somali Talk
October 4th, 2010 ( 1 Comment »)
Countdown to Sudan’s Referendum
Lazaro Sumbeiywo and John Danforth – Al Jazeera
September 20th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Countdown to Sudan’s Referendum)
Preparing for South Sudan’s Crucial Referendum
Rene Wadlow – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 20th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Preparing for South Sudan’s Crucial Referendum)
Is Mozambique an African Success Story?
Barnaby Phillips in Africa – Al Jazeera
September 20th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Is Mozambique an African Success Story?)
Sudan: Prospect and Lesson
Richard Cockett – Open Democracy
September 20th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Sudan: Prospect and Lesson)
…Meanwhile, over in Ghana
Mark LeVine – Al Jazeera
September 13th, 2010 ( Comments Off on …Meanwhile, over in Ghana)
The New African Land Grab
Lee Wengraf – Socialist Worker
September 13th, 2010 ( Comments Off on The New African Land Grab)
Half of Niger’s Population Hungry
Press TV – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 23rd, 2010 ( 2 Comments »)
Humanitarian Catastrophe in Niger: Where is This Story?
Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey – Pravda
August 16th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Humanitarian Catastrophe in Niger: Where is This Story?)
AFRICOM and Uganda’s Dance with Death
Dallas Darling – Truthout
August 9th, 2010 ( 1 Comment »)
New Colonialism: Pentagon Carves Africa into Military Zones
Rick Rozoff – Pambazuka News
May 24th, 2010 ( 1 Comment »)
The Role of Natural Resources in Civil Wars
Phumlani Majavu – Toward Freedom
May 10th, 2010 ( Comments Off on The Role of Natural Resources in Civil Wars)
Mps Push for Continent-Wide Ban on Female Genital Mutilation
UN IRIN-TRANSCEND Media Service
May 10th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Mps Push for Continent-Wide Ban on Female Genital Mutilation)
Reconciliation Lessons from Africa
Barnaby Phillips – Al Jazeera
May 3rd, 2010 ( Comments Off on Reconciliation Lessons from Africa)
Under the Disguise of Counterterrorism: Obama Expands U.S. Military Ops in Africa
UPI – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 26th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Under the Disguise of Counterterrorism: Obama Expands U.S. Military Ops in Africa)
Morocco: U.S. Lawmakers Support Illegal Annexation
Stephen Zunes – The Huffington Post
April 19th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Morocco: U.S. Lawmakers Support Illegal Annexation)
Land Grabs Continue As Elites Resist Regulation
Hilaire Avril - TerraViva Europe
April 19th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Land Grabs Continue As Elites Resist Regulation)
AFRICOM BACKS BLOODSHED IN CENTRAL AFRICA
Keith Harmon Snow – Dissident Voice
April 12th, 2010 ( Comments Off on AFRICOM BACKS BLOODSHED IN CENTRAL AFRICA)