Are the US and the EU Sponsoring Terrorism in Burundi?

By Gearoid O Colmain Since protests broke out in Burundi’s capital Bujumbura in April 25th  2015 against the decision of the  ruling party to nominate the country’s leader Pierre Nkurunziza for a third term as president, the international press has published reports suggesting that the country is on the verge of civil war, as president…

Western Imperialism and the Recolonization of Africa

From national independence and regionalism to neo-colonialism By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° Author’s Note: This address was delivered during a panel discussion at the United National Antiwar Coalition Conference held in Secaucus, New Jersey on May 9, 2015. The panel was chaired by Margaret Kimberley of Black Agenda Report and also featured Maurice Carney of…

Tomorrow’s Battlefield : U.S. Proxy Wars and Secret Ops in Africa

Forthcoming book explores Washington’s escalating war on the continent By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° Author Nick Turse is continuing his research on the increasing role of the United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) over the last seven years. These military operations have impacted most countries on the continent through the utilization of military bases, waterways and…

Colonialism, Coups and Conflict: Understanding Today’s Violence in the Central African Republic

By Devon Douglas-Bowers PART I The Central African Republic is now awash in media coverage over the ongoing sectarian violence and general upheaval in the country. But while many outlets discuss the volatile situation in the CAR, few analyses have put the violence in a historical context to discuss the way that countries like France,…