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Tag Archive: Africa
The US Ambassador to the UN, Susan Rice, and Foreign Affairs advisor, Samantha Power, are credited with helping persuade President Obama to intervene in Libya
The West African country of Burkina Faso exploded into a full blown revolutionary situation on Thursday 30th October
A Ugandan Catholic priest analyses the reasons for the existence of homophobia in Africa
In the late 1960s, I was given an usual assignment by the London Daily Mirror's editor in chief, Hugh Cudlipp. I was to return to my homeland, Australia, and "discover what lies behind the sunny face", writes John Pilger.
This is a reply to Slavoj Zizek's article "Mandela's Socialist Failure" published online in The Stone (a New York Times maintained philosophy blog) on December 6, 2013
In the run-up to December 7's Latin America conference Victoria Brittain remembers Cuba's contribution to the fight for freedom in Angola and against apartheid 25 years ago
Ellen Brown reports on how former Peace Corps volunteer Will Ruddick and several residents of Bangladesh, Kenya, face a potential seven years in prison after developing a cost-effective way to alleviate poverty in Africa's poorest slums
Crocodile tears to mask US imperialism's role as the enemy of African liberation
It is as if Africa's proud history of liberation has been consigned to oblivion by a new master's black colonial elite, writes John Pilger.