Pavan Kulkarni
Seven more killed and over a hundred wounded as anti-coup protests continue in Sudan

Mass strike and civil disobedience campaigns are underway in Sudan in rejection of the coup despite violent repression by security forces

Sudan protest Resistance against military coup in Sudan continues despite crackdown

Despite increasing violence by the security forces, the US and its regional and Western allies as well as the UN have been calling for a dialogue. However, “No Negotiation, No Compromise, No Power-sharing” remains the slogan on the streets

Unions allege petrol bombs, intimidation as strike intensifies at South African Dairy giant

Amid threats and intimidation, the workers’ action at Clover has been strengthened by worker solidarity as well as the increasing support of civil society for its boycott campaign.

“Conflict between president and PM is a conflict between the Somali people and imperialist forces”

Parliamentary elections in Somalia are set to be concluded by February 25 amid tensions between the president and the prime minister. Mohamed Hassan, historian and former diplomat, explains the political situation, the role of foreign powers, especially the UAE, and the truth behind Shabaab

South African dairy worker strike continues as inquiry looms over Clover Industries

Unions have intensified their struggle, filing an official complaint against Clover’s retrenchment plans to the Competition Commission and calling for the company to be nationalized

Sudanese protesters vow to stay on the streets despite crackdown

At least 235 demonstrators were injured in a crackdown by Sudanese security forces on December 25 when people took to the streets in large numbers. The day marked two months since the military consolidated its power through a coup

US-backed TPLF seeks protection from UN after facing military defeat

With federal government forces cornering the TPLF back into Tigray state, the TPLF has called for peace negotiations. The government has called for the disarmament of the group and the surrender of its leadership.

Africa covid As vaccinations lag behind, COVID-19 cases exceed 9.2 million in Africa

To understand the systemic issues hampering Africa’s efforts against the pandemic, Peoples Dispatch interviewed Dr. Ahmed Kalebi, president of the East African Division of International Academy of Pathology (IAP), and members of the People’s Health Movement, Prof. Leslie London and senior lecturer Lauren Paremoer from the University of Cape Town

Darfur violence, Sudan Over 83,000 displaced due to violence in Sudan’s Darfur region: OCHA

Among the multiple factors driving the violence are alleged mining interests, contest over land and water, and the attempt to end the war with a power-sharing deal between the leadership of the fighting parties without addressing the root causes or involving the communities

‘UN WFP and USAID have been using humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia to prepare grounds for Western intervention’

Horn of Africa TV’s editor, Elias Amare, talks to Peoples Dispatch on the latest military developments in Ethiopia, the setbacks faced by the TPLF and the collusion of international aid agencies

Sudan protest UN and AU endorse Sudan’s coup government, the streets do not

Protesters are not convinced by the UN and AU’s position that democracy can be won by accepting a government where the real levers of power are held by the military while a cabinet of technocrats is paraded before the international community to maintain the facade of ‘joint military-civilian rule’   

Civil war in Ethiopia Civil war in northern Ethiopia turns in favor of federal government, reversing last month‘s advances by TPLF 

Following their victories in the western and eastern front, the joint forces of the federal government and the Amharan militias have recaptured the strategically important towns of Dessie and Kombolcha

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