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The permanent war in eastern Congo is based on a construct of lies Eastern Congo – the long-term humanitarian catastrophe continues (Part 2) by...

The first part of this presentation dealt with how the endless war in eastern Congo came about, who its main masterminds are and what interests they are pursuing.1 In...

Regenerating Our Planet, Regenerating Our Health By Prof. Vandana Shiva

22 Apr 2024 – The health of the planet and the health of the...

War, Money and Universities

Peaceful protest, violent response – that says it all. Human politics – from global to...

World Press Freedom Day: Journalists the “Ultimate Allies in Human Rights”

Volker Türk, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights – TRANSCEND Media Service [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jv7qQEItV-0?feature=oembed] 3 May...

‘Barbaric’ Sexual Violence in Sudan

Joint Statement by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict,...

Haitians intensify struggle against president Jovenel Moïse

Haitian citizens, social movements, trade unions and opposition political parties are demanding the resignation of president Jovenel Moïse, who seeks to extend his term...

Enough ‘Blah Blah Blah’ From Global Elites, Greta Thunberg Declares at Digital Davos

In yet another fiery speech to attendees of an elite annual summit, climate activist Greta Thunberg made clear on Monday that young people aren't backing down...

480,000 killed by extreme weather this century – Analysis

Almost half a million people have died in natural disasters linked to extreme weather events in the last 20 years, according to a new...

Satellite alerts help fight illegal logging across Africa

By Reuters Published on Jan 05, 2021      A system using satellite data to send free alerts when trees are destroyed has been linked to a...

“Colonizing the Atmosphere”: How Rich, Western Nations Drive the Climate Crisis

New analysis finds the Global North is responsible for 92% of all excess global carbon dioxide emissions, while the Global South bears the brunt of the devastation.

‘We will coup whoever we want’: Elon Musk and the overthrow of democracy in Bolivia by Vijay Prashad, Alejandro Bejarano

What role did billionaire Elon Musk and his thirst for lithium play in the coup in Bolivia? Vijay Prashad and Alejandro Bejarano discuss. Elon Musk...

The Gates Foundation’s “Green Revolution” in Africa: Agribusiness Wins, Small Scale Farmers Lose

15 Jul 2020 – Ann Garrison interviews Timothy Wise on why US-style corporate agriculture pushed by billionaire Bill Gates has been disastrous for Africa. “The number...

Racial Pandemic and Viral Pandemic: USA Is an Epicenter, but Both Pandemics Are Global by Imani Countess and William Minter*

* William Minter is the editor of AfricaFocus Bulletin. Imani Countess is an Open Society Fellow focusing on economic inequality. This essay is part...

DRC’s Virunga: Park, Gorillas, and Rangers All Under Attack

Congolese officials are blaming armed Rwandan Hutu refugees for the massacre of twelve rangers and five civilians, but there are any number of other...

Deception? Deception?

In Tennessee Williams’ “The Glass Menagerie”, a stunned Amanda Wingfield enters the second scene repeating an enigmatic question: “Deception?  Deception?”  Amanda revels in the...

What happened to Africa’s ambitious green belt project?

The 15 kilometer (9.3 mile) wide Great Green Wall project stretches over 7,775 km from Senegal on the Atlantic to Eritrea on the Red...

How is the Covid-19 Crisis Changing the Global Movement Landscape?

by Amber FrenchApril 03, 2020 In this article I offer a big-picture framework for how the Covid-19 crisis is impacting activism, organizing, and civil resistance movements....

Blood on the Nile is what’s coming if Egypt and Ethiopia continue their war of words over water

The Nile, one of the wonders of the natural world, finds itself the subject of an escalating war of words. It could turn the...

Climate Change and the Sinking Island States in the Pacific By Saber Salem

 Jan 2020 – Climate change is one of the most pressing political, economic and environmental issues of our time. It demands honest and timely collective...

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