Social Policy in Africa: The Root Causes of Social Problems

Anna Wolkenhauer Anna Wolkenhauer commends a new book, Social Policy in the African Context, edited by ROAPE’s Jimi Adesina, which rescues social policy from the assault of neoliberalism by carving out the necessary space for sovereign and transformative policymaking that can tackle the “root causes” of social problems. With its timely and important intervention into the…

Morocco-Algeria: A War on the Horizon?

Guadi Calvo The Moroccan regime, in full view of the whole world, continues to repress the Saharawi people, whom it continues to murder unceremoniously, not satisfied with having usurped eighty percent of its territory and continuing to exploit its phosphate deposits since 1975, the most important in the world, and also one of the world’s…

Sudan’s Military Uses Violence to Hold on to Power

Nation Nyoka 13 November : A demonstrator heads to the pro-democracy protest in Omdurman, Sudan. (Photograph by Stringer/ Getty Images) Following the “million-people march” on 13 November, and the deaths of teens Remaaz Hatim al-Atta and Mogahed Mohamed Farah from gunshot wounds, pro-democracy protesters have renewed efforts to oust the military forces who orchestrated the…

What if Qaddafi’s Son Won the Presidency of Libya?

The problem of Libya is not the candidacy of Saif al-Islam, but the continued rule of militias No one can predict what the situation in Libya will be like in the next few days, especially after Saif al-Islam Qaddafi submitted his candidacy for the presidential elections. Warlords, militia leaders, Brotherhood activists and those who describe…

Libya: The High Electoral Commission Announces the Acceptance of the Papers of the Presidential Candidate Saif Al-Islam Qaddafi

Libyan Position The High Electoral Commission announced that its headquarters are witnessing the progress of new candidates for the position of the Presidency of the State. Today, Sunday, November 14, 2021, the Sebha Electoral Management Office witnessed the acceptance of the papers of the candidate Dr. Saif Al-Islam Qaddafi, to be the second candidate for…

Abraham Wodaje Kebede on the Ground in Ethiopia

Ann Garrison Thousands of Black Americans signed up to defend Ethiopia against the October 1935 – May 1936 Italian invasion, but the US government stopped almost all of them from leaving, and threatened imprisonment if they chose to bear arms alongside Ethiopians. US Security state media has generated an avalanche of propaganda about the imminent…

What Is France Hiding in the Sahel?

Clinton Nzala @FungaiNzala BAMAKO, MALI — On the 8th of October, Choguel Maïga, the prime minister of Mali, boldly informed the world that its former colonial power, France, was sponsoring terrorists in the country’s northern region. Standing before dozens of cameras and microphones, he provided details on how the French army had established an enclave…