Ghanaian journalist Esther Yiadom reflects on the different social, economic, and geopolitical motivations behind the coup in Niger
The West African Peoples’ Organization said ECOWAS’ threat of military intervention was a maneuver by colonial France and Great Britain, under the hegemony of US imperialism. With Mali, Guinea, and Burkina Faso extending support to Niger’s new government, any use of force by ECOWAS may hurl the entire sub-region into war
Last year, the AU gave Israel a major diplomatic victory by granting it observer status, a decision which was condemned by member countries
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
Seun Kuti talks to Vijay Prashad about the EndSARS movement in Nigeria, the need for broadening the movement and building popular resistance in the country, and more.
A gaping hole in the COP26 official agenda was the oversized role of the military industrial complex in environmental devastation. The US is a global leader on this front with the Pentagon being a bigger polluter than 140 countries combined
Today we look at right-wing protests in Bolivia and the repeal of Law 1386, a leaked report on police violence during Nigeria’s #EndSARS protests, and more