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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...

Jazz legend Hugh Masekela has died

By Bernice Maune The musician died after battling prostate cancer. Masekela has passed away after a protracted fight against prostate cancer. The legendary musician was known for...

Strike Grounds Air Algerie Flights From Capital

By Staff Reporter A strike by Air Algerie cabin crews on Monday grounded flights by the carrier out of the North African state’s capital, the...

Botswana Brushes Off Calls to Scrap Death Penalty

By Staff Reporter Botswana on Wednesday brushed off international calls to scrap the death penalty, saying it is not an abuse of individual human rights. Delegates...

Uganda May Reintroduce Executions

By Staff Reporter Uganda could begin enforcing the death penalty again, President Yoweri Museveni has said, 13 years after the country’s last execution. Museveni said his...

Namibian government to pay compensation to 79 Caprivi Region 1999 secession-accused

THE Namibian government is set to pay out millions in financial settlements to those accused in the Caprivi high treason secession case, who were...

Zim Police Impounds Vehicles for Grace Mugabe’s Son

By Staff Reporter Zimbabwean Police at the Plumtree border post have blocked former first lady Grace Mugabe’s son Russell Goreraza from moving three vehicles into...

Legal experts weigh in on Lula trial, raising concerns about Brazil’s judicial system

Individuals across the political spectrum have raised concerns about the judicial proceedings in the Lula trial By Nate Singham Former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva...

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

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...

More Venezuelan Oil Company Officials Arrested for Corruption

The attorney general said that Interpol has placed the search and arrest of other executives complicit in the corruption and embezzlement ring on "red...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Moroccan socialist revolutionary movement labels monarchical state as despotic

Morocco – A SOCIALIST revolutionary movement in Morocco’s volatile Rif region says it holds the tyrannical monarchical state responsible for the repressive backlash against...

Global leftist movements forging revolutionary relationship – PAT

World – LEFTIST movements from 38 countries spread across five of the world’s continents meeting in the Tunisian capital, Tunis for the second annual...

Haitian revolutionary demands reparation over ‘useless’ UN anti-cholera pledge

Haiti – A LEFTIST activist from Haiti has urged fellow progressives to continue working against neo-liberalism and capitalism so that its domineering of the...

Changing population dynamics make Africa the next labour reserve for capital – Musumali

Tunis – THE second annual conference on Pan-Africanism Today held in the Tunisian capital, Tunis in early July heard that projections indicate Africa will...

South Sudan to export coffee for the first time

The world has long been pleading with South Sudan’s feuding leaders to wake up and smell the coffee. The four-year-old country is notorious for conflict...
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