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Africa

War, massacre and starvation face millions in Ethiopia-Tigray War

According to a report to the United Nations' Security Council, 400,000 people in the Ethiopian federal province of Tigray are facing full-scale famine and a further seven million in northern Ethiopia Read more...

Halt the Coup in Sudan

On the morning of October 25, a coup was launched in Khartoum. Read more...

South Africa: 155,000 NUMSA steelworkers on indefinite strike

A mass strike has halted steel production in South Africa since 5 October. Read more...

French troops out of Mali, down with French colonialism!

In a declaration in June 2021, President Macron announced the end of France's Operation Barkhane in Mali. Read more...

South Africa: poor confront ANC’s rotten state

South Africa has just witnessed the worst violence in the country since the fall of apartheid nearly three decades ago. Read more...

Uganda's stolen election

While in the US an ageing president’s attempt to maintain his grip on power by invoking violence has caused shock waves around the world, in parts of Africa such acts are sadly commonplace. Read more...

The new scramble for Africa in the Western Sahara

In the dying days of his presidency, the chaos Donald Trump is inciting at home is matched by calculated provocations abroad. Read more...

Nigeria: Youth rise up in #END SARS revolt

On October 7, a mass revolt of Nigerian youth was triggered after a video showing police officers from the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, killing a teenager went viral. Read more...

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