Nuclear Power in Africa?

Ann Garrison Two nuclear reactors at the Koeberg Nuclear Power Station, near Cape Town “Sub-Saharan Africa faces an extraordinary level of energy poverty.” Rosatom—Russia’s state nuclear energy corporation—has recently signed Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with a number of African nations to build nuclear power plants within their borders. I spoke to David Himbara, a professor…

Eritrea and Ethiopia Sign Joint Declaration of Peace and Friendship

Joint Declaration of Peace and Friendship between Eritrea and Ethiopia Conscious that the peoples of Ethiopia and Eritrea share close bonds of geography, history, culture, language and religion as well as fundamental common interests; Recognizing that over the past decades, they were denied the opportunity to build a bright future for their peoples on the…

The Land Question: Unpacking Expropriation Without Compensation in South Africa

Nombuso Mathibela “Pay no one for land acquired illegally.” The radical thesis of seizing property from white landholders without compensation was adopted in the ANC’s 54th National Conference in December 2017 and subsequently most vehemently motioned in the National Assembly by the opposition party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF). The motion was passed with 241…

ANC to Balance White Fear, Black Anger in South Africa Land Push

Amogelang Mbatha,Nkululeko Ncana, Ntando Thukwana South Africa’s ruling party has decided to push for the right to seize land without compensation for redistribution to black citizens because it feels that the time has come for the 24-year old democracy to tackle an issue that divides the nation once infamous for a legislated system of racial…

Immigration: Western Wars and Imperial Exploitation Uproot Millions

James Petras Internationalist 360° Introduction “Immigration” has become the dominant issue dividing Europe and the US, yet the most important matter which is driving millions to emigrate is overlooked is wars. In this paper we will discuss the reasons behind the massification of immigration, focusing on several issues, namely (1) imperial wars (2) multi-national corporate…