Posts Tagged: africa

Fidel Castro: More than a friend of Palestine, much more

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Cuba’s solidarity with the Palestinian and other struggles in the Middle East and North Africa began only months after the 1959 revolution.

A new $100 million U.S. drone base in Africa

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This is essentially a new milestone in the expansion of the U.S. military presence in Africa.

New clashes break out in Niger Delta

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The exploitation of workers and the destruction of the environment and living space of the peoples of the Niger Delta Region rightly necessitates acti...

Cuban doctors helped to end Ebola in Liberia

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The World Health Organization declared the end of the most recent outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in Liberia on June 9, and many of the heroes are...

World AIDS Day shocking UN report: AIDS is top killer of African youth

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The theme of this year’s day is “The Time To Act Is Now!”

Burkina Faso revolution victorious over paramilitary coup

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The past two weeks have seen dramatic and encouraging developments in the ongoing revolution in Burkina Faso.

Libya, imperialism and the refugee crisis

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From 1969 to 2011, Libya's six million people enjoyed Africa's highest standard of living. Libya's vast oil reserves funded widespread literacy progra...

Expanding war in West Africa

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The war against Boko Haram has expanded significantly as a range of regional forces and South African mercenaries have entered the fray in alliance wi...

Gambian activists demand freedom for Gambian Two

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Gambians in the U.S. protest in Washington D.C. and Seattle, Wa. demanding freedom for two imprisoned freedom fighters.

What’s behind Boko Haram massacre in Nigeria?

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While this most recent tragedy did not gain the wattage of the killings at Charlie Hebdo, it does fit into the same narrative of "Islamic" insurgency ...