Africa

The Guardian • Africa

Issue #2018

The reason why African countries are keen to work with Russia

“In 1917, new forces came to power in Russia – the Bolsheviks. I don’t know how you feel about them, whether you like them or...

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African drought. Issue #2069

Activists gather as African Climate Summit opens

Hundreds of people gathered for a people’s march on climate in Nairobi on Monday, 4th September, as the first African Climate Summit opened its doors...

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Issue #2043

Lumumba – The murder of an African hero

17th January marked 62 years since the brutal assassination of Patrice Lumumba, the leader of the Congolese independence struggle and one of the most impassioned...

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‘The Fate of Food’ by Amanda Little book cover. Issue #2073

‘The Fate of Food’ by Amanda Little

Is new technology the solution to feeding the world? In The Fate of Food: What We’ll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World Amanda Little...

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Colonial Africa – 1913. Issue #2078

Colonial powers give “regrets” – not apologies

Recently the imperialist nations of Britain, Spain, and Germany, have expressed “regrets” for the atrocities they committed, but failed to acknowledge that the true horror...

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Global briefs Issue #2094

GLOBAL BRIEFS

CUBA: Cuban-American members of the US House of Representatives Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Fl) and Maria Elvira Salazar (R-Fl) have proposed new sanctions against Cuba, reaffirming the...

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Issue #1971

Horn of Africa

It is almost impossible to find out any news of what is happening in Africa.

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Issue #2043

African slaves in colonial Australia

The Melbourne Gaol is famous for being the place where the bushranger, Ned Kelly, was hanged in 1880. In the early 1970s I saw a...

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Global briefs Issue #2058

GLOBAL BRIEFS

NIGERIA: Islamic extremists killed at least seven farmers in north-east Nigeria, local authorities said, in an attack that further threatens food security in the hard-hit...

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Global briefs Issue #2096

GLOBAL BRIEFS

MALDIVES: Almost 284,000 people were eligible to vote in Maldives’ parliamentary elections last Sunday. The island country consists of nearly 2,000 coral islands across 800 km...

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Global briefs Issue #2071

GLOBAL BRIEFS

AFRICA: Three former French colonies – Niger, Burkina Faso, and Mali have formed a defensive alliance. Alliance of Sahel States (AES) aims to jointly combat...

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Issue #1985

Australia keen to be major defence exporter as sales to Africa revealed

Australia is commonly referred to as “America’s deputy sheriff” because of the support role it plays for US imperialism.

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Tuvalu. Issue #2083

Drowning states

“The window for 1.5 degrees is rapidly closing. Every fraction of a degree matters. Every ton of carbon dioxide counts. We need immediate and drastic...

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Issue #2046

DINGO

The construction union, the CFMEU, has urged the Albanese government to ramp up its ambition on the Housing Australia Future Fund, which needs more investment...

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Issue #2065

Tricks and Treaties

Are you scared yet? Australia’s conservative opposition wants you to be frightened. Scares are second nature to the Liberal Party. Only four years ago, they...

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