Coup in Sudan: “Africa Needs a Second Revolution”
African historian, journalist and writer Omer Freixa discusses the situation in Sudan, and provides a wider perspective on the political situation on the African continent.
Philippe AlcoyNovember 13, 2021
Popular Mobilization in Sudan Is the Main Bulwark Against the Coup
In Sudan this past weekend, the military took power in a coup after months of divisions within the government. It could have major consequences for the region.
Philippe AlcoyOctober 27, 2021
While Global North Weighs Booster Shots against Covid-19, Fewer than 2% of Africans Are Vaccinated
Wealthy countries around the world are preparing to offer a third shot of Covid-19 vaccines to their populations. Meanwhile, vaccination remains out of reach for the vast majority of Africans.
Allison NoelAugust 22, 2021
Ravaged by Climate Change: 400,000 On the Brink of Starvation in Madagascar
Over one million people in southern Madagascar are food insecure, while almost half a million are on the brink of starvation. Climate change is to blame, and capitalism ensures that the Global South will pay the highest price.
Otto ForsJuly 2, 2021
Mass mobilizations in Chad against the Military Junta and French Imperialism
A week after the death of the dictator Idriss Déby, Chad’s military junta and France are confronted with massive mobilizations of the toiling masses.
Julien AnchaingApril 28, 2021
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.
Alex KoleDecember 3, 2020
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.
Alex KoleSeptember 6, 2020