Africa

Africa Must Not Pay Foreign Debt to Fight Poverty

In October 2019, long before the global coronavirus epidemic, the World Bank already said without shame that: "If the circumstances remain the same, the poverty rate should decrease to just 23% in 2030". At the same time, it presents a bleak future for African countries. Also according to...

The Fall of Al-Watiya and the Battle for Tripoli

On February 17, 2011 a democratic revolution begins in Libya that culminates in the overthrow of the regime and the dismantling of the Libyan bourgeois state. In 2014 Libya is divided between two forces. The GNC (General National Council) based in Tripoli, and the HoR (House of Representatives) based...

On Top of Coronavirus, Recession!

The South African government has just adopted two help lines. To save the bourgeoisie, up to US$ 16.2 bn. For the workers, 6 installments of US$ 18. By Yves Mwana Mayas and Cesar Neto   In the rainbow revolution, the bourgeois are bail out and the poor South Africa, together with Nigeria,...

A Ticking Time Bomb from North to South Africa

When we talked a bit about the "invisibility" of Africa on the Covid-19 pandemic in the mainstream news, many people must have thought, "I know that story!" And they must know it, because this is the same logic that prevails in the way the bourgeoisie and its spokesmen treat...

Class Struggle Doesn’t Stop Under the Pandemic

The corona virus pandemic, with the measures of social isolation, is forcing many mobilization processes to take a break in their forms of mobilization against their despotic governments. This occurs in: Hong Kong, France, Algeria, Sudan or Chile, to name a few examples. But those who think that these...

Freedom for Algerian Political Prisoners

On April 6, 2020 Algerian courts sentenced Abdelouahab Fersaoui guilty for “compromising the integrity of the national territory” and “hampering the transport of military material”. The 39-year-old academic and RAJ (Rassemblement Actions Jeunesse) president will stay in jail for one year. Karim Tabbou, the national coordinator of the unrecognized Democratic...

African governments and COVID-19 prevention: hypocrisy and irresponsibility

To start talking about prevention on the African continent, we must state a fact that overlaps everything and anything that is discussed. The most basic preventive measure and what has become a real slogan before the pandemic, washing hands, is already a requirement that may sound absurd to the ears...

In Addition to the Coronavirus, We Must Fight Capitalism!

The Democratic Republic of Congo has one of the largest mineral reserves in the world. It produces cobalt, copper, coltan, diamond, gold and uranium. It’s a very rich and at the same time extremely poor country. The Democratic Republic of Congo's Human Development Index positions it at 179 out...

Nationalize and Rebuild African State-Owned Mining Companies

This text aims to present a continuation of the discussion initiated in “The imperialist financial capital in Africa - Overexploitation of the working class and the theft of natural wealth”, which addressed the issue of mining companies, financial capital and its relations with imperialist governments and local governments .In...

The Imperialist Tragedy of African Migration

EUROPEAN RIGHT-WING AND FAR-RIGHT SECTORS denounce that migration to the European continent is the reason for all ills of Europe. By Asdrubal Barbosa for International Courier 22 Special Edition on Europe   The article "Dismantling the myths about immigration" shows how the imperialist bourgeoisie uses existing misinformation about migrants to lay...

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