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Africa

Discontent swells in Kabylie

The "Berber Spring" has returned to haunt the Algerian state. 20 years after the famous uprising of the Berber people in Algeria to assert their legitimate cultural aspirations, the streets of Kabylie have once again become a theatre of confrontation and opposition to Algeria’s bonapartist regime. Read more...

People power at work

First there was Serbia, where the masses ousted Milosevic following his obvious defeat at the polls, then in the Ivory Coast, the same electoral process gave rise to mass demonstrations, forcing the d Read more...

A brutal war for diamonds

It could be the nineteenth century. A flotilla gunboats assemble off the coast of Sierra Leone, Africa. British troops go ashore and take over the streets. Local people are interviewed by the British press. All of them say how wonderful it is to have their "former colonial masters" back again. Read more...

No support for rival warlords

Last month the latest stage in the continuing battle for influence among the big western powers in Africa unfolded in Congo-Brazzaville.

The interests of French imperialism had been damaged by events in Rwanda and in the Democratic Republic of Congo. But in Congo-Brazzaville French imperialism saw its loyal agent, General Denis Sassou-Nguesso, sweep to power after a four-month civil war. Read more...

Workers and students rock Moi

In July battles raged for a week at Nairobi University. Police, armed with tear gas and plastic bullets, fought pro-democracy students. As the demonstrations grew, the students were joined by young workers, unemployed and even middle class businessmen and women. Towns and cities throughout Kenya were soon witnessing similar scenes. Read more...

The left and the ANC government

South Africa’s Government of National Unity (GNU) has been in office for nearly two years. Mandela has been treated virtually as a living saint by the national and international capitalist class for achieving a “peaceful and responsible transition” from white rule to majority rule. Politicians, from Margaret Thatcher to Fidel Castro, have flocked from overseas to see the newborn multi-racial South Africa and bless it in its cradle.

Marxists must penetrate the dense cloud of incense being burned before the image of Nelson Mandela. Read more...

Rwanda genoide- tombstone of the new world order

By Jeremy Dewar Read more...

Truth behind the tragedy

Jeremy Dewar explains what is really happening in Rwanda Read more...

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