Rich in resources but largely unrecognised, those in the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic eke out a livelihood under harsh conditions.
Over a year after the coup in Guinea, the military government is unable to construct a viable agenda to exit the country’s dependence on foreign mining companies. In the meantime, the protests for a return to democracy are unlikely to be quelled.
Anti-French sentiment has increasingly been on the rise across the Sahel and North Africa due to its role in destabilizing the region with military interventions.
Led by the royals, British colonialists committed every form of cruelty imaginable—those who suffered under the empire and fought it are angry over the homage paid to Elizabeth II.
South Africa will not move into the light until the social value of access to electricity is affirmed.
Libya’s competing domestic actors are being exploited by foreign powers seeking to downplay their role in the fragile country.
South Africa is on a knife edge. Xenophobic violence and discrimination have increased. There’s no national force with the vision and power to offer an emancipatory alternative to the poisonous politics, sometimes with fascist elements.
In Tanzania large corporations have entered the lands of the Maasai people to mine rubies and tanzanite. The Maasai can neither assert their rights to the land nor benefit from the mining of these precious resources.
Behind rolling power cuts in South Africa loom deep-seated socioeconomic issues worsened by the rich countries of the world.