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London march shows solidarity with demonstrations in Sudan

01 July 2012
Hundreds of Sudanese protesters marched though London on Saturday.

Sudan's poor fight against cuts

26 June 2012
Police used batons and tear gas to break up anti-government demonstrations in Sudan’s capital Khartoum last Saturday. Students have been demonstrating for weeks, but last weekend they were joined by sections of the urban poor.

Art of West Africa comes to Manchester's galleries

19 June 2012
A festival of art and music from West Africa has arrived in Manchester. We Face Forward draws its title from words uttered by Ghana’s first president Kwame Nkrumah in 1960.

Superpower: Africa in Science Fiction - vision warp time and space

15 May 2012
Science fiction has had an awkward relationship with Africa. Many science fiction themes, from zombies to aliens, have their roots in Western fears about the "dark continent".

Liberia’s Taylor found guilty - but what about the West?

01 May 2012
Former Liberian president Charles Taylor has been convicted of aiding and abetting war crimes by the International Criminal Court (ICC).

London Recruits: Thrilling tale of students who battled apartheid

24 April 2012
In 1967 a little-known chapter in the history of the anti-apartheid movement began. Radical students from London universities, mostly socialists, travelled to South Africa to take part in illegal activities against the regime.

Court victory for Zimbabwe Six

17 April 2012
Six Zimbabwean socialists have won a high court appeal against their sentences of community service.

Britain has played a foul role in Zimbabwe

27 March 2012
The mining magnate and politician Cecil Rhodes conquered the land that would become Zimbabwe for the British Empire in 1890.

Mugabe faces electoral test in Zimbabwe

27 March 2012
Zimbabwe’s ruler Robert Mugabe is pushing for an election this year.

Zimbabwe: it's the system that's on trial

27 March 2012
Tatenda Mombeyarara, ISO activist To us the meeting hadn’t seemed unusual. We regularly gather and have discussions on neoliberalism and what is going on in the world.

Zimbabwe six sentenced to community service and a fine

21 March 2012
Six Zimbabwe activists who were convicted for watching a video of the Arab Spring were each sentenced to community service and a fine today (Wednesday).

Kenya: strike deal reinstates 25,000 nurses

20 March 2012
The Kenyan government has withdrawn the sacking of 25,000 striking nurses and other health workers.

Zimbabwe socialists convicted for watching a video of Arab Spring

20 March 2012
Zimbabwe socialists convicted for watching a video of Arab Spring

Disgraceful verdict as Zimbabwe socialists found guilty

19 March 2012
A magistrate in Zimbabwe convicted six socialists of "inciting public violence" on Monday. Some 160 supporters in the public gallery showed their outrage.

Zimbabwe prosecutor demands heavy sentences for socialists

13 March 2012
A state prosecutor in Zimbabwe has made an incendiary new statement in the trial of six socialists accused of "conspiring to commit public violence".

Kenya nurses strike despite mass dismissals

13 March 2012
The Kenyan government seriously escalated a public sector health strike by sacking more than 25,000 strikers on Friday of last week.

Kony 2012 campaign is war propaganda

13 March 2012
Viral web campaign Kony 2012 has shone a light on atrocities committed by Joseph Kony, leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) in east Africa.

Is Joseph Kony of the Lord's Resistance Army the world's most evil man?

08 March 2012
A viral web campaign Kony 2012 is publicising Joseph Kony, the leader of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) in east Africa, as the world's worst war criminal.

Zimbabwe socialist tells court 'Mugabe must go!'

06 March 2012
Munyaradzi Gwisai, coordinator of Zimbabwe’s International Socialist Organisation (ISO), finally got his day in court on Wednesday of last week. His blunt statement from the dock that "Mugabe must go" stunned prosecutor Michael Reza into silence. But it led to cries of jubilation from the public gallery.

Zimbabwe: magistrate rules against socialists, so the trial will resume

21 February 2012
Six socialists in Zimbabwe have lost their application to have charges of "conspiring to commit public violence" dismissed.

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