The “Carnival” of Cuito Cuanavale

Miguel Febles Hernández | febles@granma.cu AFTER a period of calm for the Angolan military, the atmosphere began to heat up at the end of 1987, when an enclave in the extreme southeast of the country began to capture the attention of the world’s press: Cuito Cuanavale. It would be around the beginning of November, when…

In a Free and Fair Election, Saif Qaddafi Could Win

William Whiteman Saif al-Islam Gaddafi’s Mar. 19 announcement of his candidacy for Libya’s planned presidential elections was anything but surprising. It was of course seven years ago, to the date, that NATO started its 2011 intervention that led to the violent demise of his father Muammar Gaddafi’s government. Since his 2017 release from prison as…

Robert Mugabe Speaks Out: It Was a Coup. I Was Betrayed.

SABC Digital News Published on Mar 15, 2018 Former president Robert Mugabe has spoken out for the first time since he was forced out as Zimbabwe’s president after 38 years. Before we hear what he has to say, lets take a look at how events unfolded last year. Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has called…

From the End of History to the End of Truth

Tortilla Con Sal Making nonsense of Fukuyama’s premature triumphalist screed, it is commonplace now to note that the United States corporate elites and their European and Pacific country counterparts are increasingly losing power and influence around the world. Equally common is the observation that these Western elites and the politicians who front for them have…

Pan-Africanism: The Real Afro-Futurism

A-APRP Members and others in Oakland, U.S. in front of mural of Huey Newton   Black Panthers and Africa “I am not African because I was born in Africa but because Africa was born in me.” Kwame Nkrumah “The fortunes of the African revolution are closely linked with the world-wide struggle against imperialism. It does not…