25 February 2016
SOUTH AFRICAN university campuses are burning with revolt. Protests are bursting out across the country over fees, racism, exclusions and the way the apartheid past still shapes education. At least eight universities have seen battles in the past week.
23 February 2016
A general strike that began in west Africa’s Guinea on Monday of last week ended after five days with significant gains.
18 February 2016
A general strike that began on Monday of this week continues today, Thursday, in west Africa’s Guinea. Tens of thousands of workers are taking part.
29 January 2016
Oriel College, part of Oxford University, announced this week that having considered all the arguments—in particular those from its wealthy donors—it had decided not to remove a statue of Cecil Rhodes.
13 October 2015
In 1945 Pan-African nationalists met in Manchester to debate the fight against racism and imperialism. Only 200 people attended the event. But the meeting helped plant the seeds of revolt across a continent, writes Ken Olende
25 August 2015
The attempted murder case against South African trade unionist Makhanya Siphamandla was thrown out on the first day of his trial on Wednesday of last week.
28 July 2015
Barack Obama has economic as well as strategic motivations in mind for his extended interest in Africa, writes Alex Callinicos