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University of Kinshasa students under siege by Kabila’s security

By Staff Reporter The University of Kinshasa has been experiencing very intense tensions today. This morning, the students arrived at the university with the objective of...

The Bolshevik Revolution’s Pioneering Gains for Women

The first worker's state in the world would never have materialized without the steely, militant determination of women. “Bread!” was the first call to order....

Free education was a historic gain that must be brought back,...

By Staff Reporter   OPPOSITION Socialist Party 2021 presidential candidate Dr Fred M’membe says free education should be brought back and defended as it is a...

How Lungu schemed to shut down a critical newspaper

In the evening of Tuesday June 21, 2016, the Zambian government closed down an independent daily tabloid, The Post on a cooked up tax...

Lungu’s threat to hold on to power is treason, warns Prof....

By Staff Reporter Law Professor Muna Ndulo has warned President Edgar Lungu that his threats to hold on to power regardless of court rulings amounts...

Women face multi-dimension struggles in society – South African gender activist

South Africa – A SOUTH African gender activist and academician has noted that women do not just face one but multi-dimensional struggle in society. During...

The Myth of Free Education in Zambia

By Francisco Mumba Both the leftists and rightists divide appreciates the functioning of education in transforming society then, now and in the future. Education for the...

How Lungu schemed to shut down a critical newspaper

In the evening of Tuesday June 21, 2016, the Zambian government closed down an independent daily tabloid, The Post on a cooked up tax...

Struggle for Dignity has Overtaken Fear in DRC

By Kate Janse van Rensburg Fatally shot during a church-led, peaceful protest in Kinshasa, Thérèse Mwanza Kapangala was one of many Congolese to fall victim...

Six dead in DRC protest crackdown

By Samir TOUNSI, Bienvenu-Marie BAKUMANYA Six people were killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday, the UN said, as the authorities cracked down...

Botswana Records Reduced Poverty Levels

By Staff Reporter Botswana has recorded a reduction in poverty levels, according to that country’s recent survey. The Multi Topic Household Survey (BMTHS) shows that poverty...

Turkey to search Saudi consulate for missing journalist

Turkey said on Tuesday that it would search Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul where Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi vanished last week, and close ally...

Thousands of Brazilians Protest Michel Temer’s Labor Reforms

A survey by the Vox Populi Institute released Thursday said 81 percent of Brazilians disapprove of the new labor law. Trade unions and social movements in...

Corruption is beyond individuals – Musumali

Socialist Party General Secretary Cosmas Musumali has observed that corruption in Zambia is a problem that has gone beyond individuals. In a video recording, Dr...

Jim Calls for The Overthrow of Capitalism

By Staff Reporter National Union of Metalwaorkers of South Africa (NUMSA) general secretary Irvin Jim has urged Africans to take up the fight to overthrow...

Hichilema’s rough political walk

Zambia’s main opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has been the latest victim of state abuse. Hichilema and five others were released on August 16 after...

Ghana’s former deputy education minister delves into the failing education system

By Web Master   Ghana’s former education minister Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa on Thursday analysed the failures and inconsistencies of the country’s free Senior High Schools (SHS)...

About 130 Namibian diamond miners to lose jobs as De Beers...

By Staff Reporter NAMDEB, a joint venture between Namibia’s government and Anglo American’s diamond unit De Beer, is about to lay off at least 130...

South Africa’s Parliament Passes Land Expropriation Without Compensation Bill

By Staff Reporter South Africa parliament yesterday overwhelmingly passed the Land Expropriation Without Compensation bill following a split vote of 241 against 81 opposed to...

UN Human Rights Council adopts Peasants’ Rights declaration

After almost two decades of ceaseless peasant struggles across the world, coordinated by global movements such as the Via Campesina (the peasant way), the...

Young African Leadership Initiative reinforcing exploitation

By Kambale Musavuli   For the past 8 years since Barack Obama started the Young Africans Leadership Initiative, I’ve witnessed how a group of African youth...

Reflection on Mapfumo’s return to Zimbabwe

In our series of letters from Africa, journalist-turned-barrister Brian Hungwe reflects on the return from exile of Zimbabwean musician Thomas Mapfumo four months after...

Rights to Bail, Presumption of Innocence and the Zambian Criminal Justice...

By Muna  Ndulo Professor of Law, Cornell Law School, USA. Also Honorary Professor at University of Cape Town, Western Cape and Free State in South Africa.   “A...

Zambia a rotten society – Musumali

By Staff Reporter Socialist Party General Secretary Cosmas Musumali says veteran journalist and legal practitioner Fred M’meme is free to join the Socialist Party if...

Corrupt capitalism versus socialism with Chinese characteristics based on Xi’s Thought

SOCIALISM with Chinese characteristics is now flying high and proud for all to see, remarked Chinese President and Communist Party of China general secretary,...

Ideological bankruptcy on Pan-Africanism

By Nassoro Kitunda in Tanzania There is a great and sometimes intense debate now on the reality of Pan-Africanism, as compared to the days of...

40 per cent Zim girls sexually active before age 18

By Staff Reporter Female adolescents in Zimbabwe are at risk of harmful consequences, including dying in childbirth, warns Amnesty International (AI). According to a report AI...

Speaking out has become more dangerous – AI

By Staff Reporter Amnesty International (AI) says 2017 was a very bad year for human rights in Southern Africa as most government clumped down on...
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