Pan Africanism Today Secretariat
Abahlali baseMjondolo celebrates 15 years of revolutionary struggle for land, housing and dignity

The shack dwellers’ movement of South Africa, marked 15 years of struggle for land, housing and dignity on October 4. It held a seminar, Sifike kanjani la? (How did we get to where we are?) and, the following day, relaunched the eKhenana branch of the movement.

Imperialism and neo-colonialism remain at the heart of Mali’s political crisis

The Pan Africanism Today Secretariat reflects on the factors behind the recent coup d’état in Mali and the ensuing political crisis

Systemic corruption, mismanagement worsen Zimbabwe’s economic crisis

The spread of COVID-19 has further exposed an already failing system, leading to an intensified political and economic crisis in Zimbabwe. The government, however, seems busy cracking down on critics

The lessons of South Africa’s 1956 Women’s March resonate to this day

On August 9, 1956, nearly 20,000 women marched in South Africa against apartheid-era Pass Laws. The struggles they waged and the demands they raised are especially relevant today

Cuba’s medical brigades in Africa embody a long tradition of solidarity

From medical to military, agricultural, educational, cultural support and more, the Cuban footprint in Africa dates back to the national struggles against colonialism. The work of the Henry Reeve Brigade is a continuation of this tradition

Farewell Ernest Wamba dia Wamba!

Congolese militant and activist Ernest Wamba dia Wamba passed away on July 15 in Kinshasa

COVID-19 tightens its grip on the African continent

Pan Africanism Today Secretariat provides a detailed overview of the economic, social and health impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on the African continent

Xenophobia in South Africa fractures international working-class solidarity

The COVID-19 pandemic has strongly impacted migrants in South Africa who have been facing increasingly violent attacks and marginalization over the past decade, reinforced by xenophobic rhetoric on a state-level

1976 Soweto Uprising: Youth rebellion and the burning desire for freedom

Today marks the 44th anniversary of the Soweto Uprising, a watershed moment in the anti-apartheid struggle and an event that drew much of the world’s attention to the atrocities committed by the apartheid regime in South Africa

African Liberation Day: The enduring struggle against colonialism and capitalism

What is African liberation? How did our ancestors fight for it? How far have we come to realise it today? These are some of the questions that loom on 25 May each year for the African people, and its diaspora. 

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