Africa

Nigeria in Turmoil

The #EndSARS movement is the latest outburst of protest against the tremendous hardship and repression that the Nigerian working class has endured. The oil-rich country also faces an economic crisis triggered by the collapse of oil prices, which intensified during the pandemic.

Mali’s Military Coup: A Road to Nowhere

Mali’s working class and its allies among the oppressed urban youth and rural peasantry must link their struggle with the militant working class in countries like Nigeria and South Africa. If the working class of those countries were to take state power into their own hands, it would very likely spark a pan-African revolt of workers and peasants.

Sudan Shaken by New Protests

Protests throughout the East African country are demanding political reforms toward “democracy.” But the country’s economic and social situation is worsening every day.

Coup D’état in Mali Amidst Ongoing Demonstrations

After months of protests and economic and political crisis, the Malian government was overthrown by a military Coup on August 18. The military is promising a quick return civilian rule, but Mali needs more than just a new government.  

Africa Declares Black Lives Matter

The BLM movement has erupted across the world including countries on the African continent. The resistance to racism, colonialism and imperialism in Africa must be linked and struggled with simultaneously to fighting capitalism and police violence worldwide

Fighting the Plagues of Locusts and COVID-19

Rampant climate change and Covid-19 restrictions have led to one of the worst locust swarms in decades. From East Africa to The Middle East, millions of people face food shortages and economic catastrophe.

Disaster Looms as Coronavirus Spreads Across Africa

Although so far only four cases of coronavirus have been detected in Mali, the country is preparing for a pandemic. This virus will devastate countries like Mali, already ravaged by colonialism and imperialism and suffering from a high poverty rate.