Africa

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,...

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...

Where is democracy in Angola?

The series of violations of freedom of speech and assembly, as well as recurrent acts of persecution against all those who rebel against the dictatorial nature of the regime of José Eduardo dos Santos, gave rise, in recent weeks, to a taking of stances from several sectors who...

Zimbabwe: The Dictator has fallen, but not the Dictatorship!

The result announced by Zimbabwe´s electoral commission (ZEC) affirms that even after Mugabe´s fall the regime is still a dictatorship. The discontent of the working class continuous growing. By: Américo Gomes Even with a millionaire campaign, a dictatorial legislation, the control of the process, and troops in the streets, the candidate...

Sudan: Diary of a Revolution 3

Atbara, The city of “iron and fire”, is at the heart of Sudan’s railway network and a home to the country’s labour activists, already had a legacy for dissent against rulers before and after Sudan’s independence in 1956. By Martin Ralph (ISL-UK) 04/29/2019 27 April: This is the best report I have seen...

Sudan: Diary of a Revolution 5

 Sudanese workers rise: old traditions, new challenges By: Martin Ralph - ISL / UK 05/20/2019 Many workers organise strikes over many issues but there is one central demand, the end of the regime. But who joined the rising tide and why?   Revolution faces electric and water cuts The occupation outside the military HQ has...

A biography there and back

In order to understand Kadafi’s role, we need some historic references. In the early XX century, when the Ottoman Empire was falling to pieces, Libya was invade by Italy (1912) and divided into two separate colonial administrations: Cyrenaic in the East and Tripolitania in the West. Italy remained there...

To Build a Network of Community Radios in the Arabic World

This is a project presented by Steve Buckley, from Community Media Solutions at the WFMF (World Free Media Forum) between the 24th and 30th of March in Tunis, Tunisia. He has been working on the development of a regional network of community media, especially radios in the whole...

Mobilizations in Tunis expose the weakness of the regime

   Latest protests in Kasserine, Tunis, have expanded to different regions of the country. After 5 years of the allgedly "victorious" revolution, why have the revolts started again? Why are the youth and workers raising for? What are the perspectives on the conflict? What are the limits of the...

They all Support the Dictatorship in Angola (Part II)

Three Brazilian TV channels (Globo, Record, and recently Band) broadcast their programming in Angola. Globo International has a production and distribution division that reaches over 170 countries (in Brazil, the network covers 98.6% of Brazilian territory, reaching 99.5% of the population). By Americo Gomes.   Launched in Portugal in October 2007, the...

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