Neocolonialism
Alex Anfruns: We are witnessing the collapse of neocolonial architecture in France

An interview with journalist Alex Anfruns Millán on the “Pan-African revolution” in Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger

Neocolonial debt, extractivism, and the roots of Zambia’s economic crisis

Two of Zambia’s key copper mines have returned to foreign private control. The metal, which is 70% of Zambia’s exports, is a major source of foreign exchange at a time when the country is facing a major debt crisis

“The struggle of Palestine is our struggle:” South African workers resist Zionist colonialism and US imperialism

South Africa issued a formal reprimand to the Israeli ambassador on November 10, days after recalling its diplomats from Tel Aviv. With US lawmakers now threatening to downgrade trade ties with Pretoria, South African workers remain steadfast in their solidarity with the Palestinian people

“France out of Africa, US and NATO too!” Activists picket the UNGA

US activists protested outside of the UN General Assembly against US and French imperialism and warmongering in the Sahel

Dilemmas of Humanity conference calls for Pan-African, working class power

At the Dilemmas of Humanity: Pan African Dialogues to Build Socialism conference, 184 delegates from 38 radical organizations charted the socialist way forward for Africa at a time of dramatic change in the world order

BlackRock is a “modern day Dutch East India Company” say activists

US-based organizations gather in front of the BlackRock headquarters in New York City to demand the asset holder cancel USD 220 million of Zambia’s debt

ECOWAS says “no option taken off the table,” including the use of force, to address coup in Niger

As an emergency ECOWAS summit on the situation in Niger closes, ECOWAS orders the activation of its standby force

Níger: el cuarto país del Sahel que sufre un golpe de Estado antioccidental

El golpe de Níger sigue a los de Malí, Burkina Faso y Guinea. Todos ellos fueron dirigidos por militares enfadados por la presencia de tropas francesas y estadounidenses y por las crisis económicas que sufrían sus países.

Niger is the fourth country in the Sahel to experience an anti-Western coup

The coup in Niger follows coups in Mali, Burkina Faso, and Guinea. Each of these was led by military officers angered by the presence of French and US troops and by economic crises inflicted on their countries

Chlordecone poisoning french carribbean Mobilizations against effects of chlordecone poisoning gain momentum in Martinique and Guadeloupe

The people of Martinique and Guadeloupe have been facing the consequences of chlordecone poisoning for decades. A new initiative has announced it is ready to take forward the struggle for justice

Senegal violence A deadly fight: Senegal’s political crisis escalates after repression of protesters

At least 16 people were killed after protests broke out in Senegal following the sentencing of leading opposition figure Ousmane Sonko to two years in prison. Mass public unrest has grown against President Macky Sall and the continued neo-colonial exploitation of the country by France

On African Liberation Day, there is renewed focus on struggle against capitalism and imperialism

May 25 is African Liberation Day, marking the founding of the Organization of African Unity in 1963. 60 years later, the struggle against colonialism and neo-colonialism is not complete