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Riot police lash out in Zimbabwe

Riot police lash out in  Zimbabwe Riot police in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, fired tear gas and beat demonstrators during a crackdown on opposition supporters last Friday.

A third of Zimbabweans face a food crisis due to climate change and neoliberalism

A third of Zimbabweans face a food crisis due to climate change and neoliberalism More than five million people in Zimbabwe face hunger or starvation, according to the United Nations (UN).

How the West is stealing millions from people in Libya

How the West is stealing millions from people in Libya Simon Basketter looks at what the news that Britain is receiving cash from frozen assets shows about imperialism

Sudan - a history of a mass revolt

Sudan - a history of a mass revolt A timeline of the inspiring six-month revolt in Sudan which has raised issues about revolution today

Huge protests in Sudan defy police attacks and call for an end to military rule

Huge protests in Sudan defy police attacks and call for an end to military rule Huge demonstrations swept Sudan on Sunday demanding an end to military rule.

Sudan - revolution at the crossroads

Sudan - revolution at the crossroads Sudan’s opposition leaders have said they will agree to a compromise deal with the country’s military rulers. But the military rejected it.

Protests restart in Sudan, but the military maintains repression

22 June 2019
In an effort to regain momentum, the opposition coordinated workplace protests, mass meetings, and marches.

Algeria sees protests, arrests and debate about how to beat the state

12 May 2019
The Algerian regime is using both concessions and repression in an effort to stabilise its rule. But huge protests and strikes continue.

Sit-ins and strikes win more support in Sudan

07 May 2019
A strike at Sudan’s government-owned SEEN Flour Company in Red Sea state near Port Sudan has sharply posed the challenges for the continuing uprising.

Military try to head off real change in Sudan

30 April 2019
Sudan’s generals are desperate to force through a dodgy deal with the opposition, writes Charlie Kimber

Protests grow in Sudan as military refuse to step aside

19 April 2019
Sit-ins, demonstrations and workers' protests are spreading across the country

Algeria - conquest by France

15 April 2019
Algeria's revolt has been shaped by a history of imperialism and revolution. As part of a new series, Alistair Farrow looks at the French conquest from the 1830s to the 1950s

Sudan sit-in shows how ordinary people can run society and win real change

14 April 2019
Sudan’s ruling class is desperately trying to reassert control as protests continue demanding fundamental change.

After Omar al-Bashir forced out - protests, not the army, can win real change in Sudan

11 April 2019
Months of protest have forced the army to remove Sudan’s president Omar al-Bashir.

Millions-strong Algerian movement piles pressure on hated regime

06 April 2019
Millions of Algerians protested on Friday despite the former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika being forced from office on Tuesday. 

Genocide in Rwanda—25 years on

02 April 2019
Horrific killings 25 years ago were rooted in colonialism, economic crisis and scapegoating

Death toll of Cyclone Idai in southern Africa is the result of appalling capitalist priorities

25 March 2019
Hundreds, and probably thousands, of people have died as a result of Cyclone Idai.

Sudanese activists speak out on revolt - ‘I don’t think the government can survive.’

19 February 2019
People in Britain are organising solidarity with the inspiring movement of resistance demanding real change in Sudan. Some spoke to Sadie Robinson about the challenges and possibilities

Zimbabwe eyewitness - ‘The government has declared war on its citizens’

20 January 2019
Workers and the poor rose up against the government, and they face bitter repression

Revolt in Zimbabwe against austerity and dictatorship

14 January 2019
Workers and the poor are staying away from work, demonstrating and fighting the police

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