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South African economy by proportion of sectors in 2017.

Viewpoint: South Africa, Finance Capital and the Land Question

Second quarter negative growth designated recession while rand declines Political Analysis South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has said that the technical recession announced inside the country...
Simone Gbagbo

Viewpoint: Ivory Coast Grants Amnesty to 800 People as Elections Approach

Two main political parties and coalitions split suggesting a possible realignment of forces Former First Lady Simone Gbagbo was one of 800 political detainees granted...
Aretha Franklin the Queen of Soul in her younger years.

Viewpoint: Roots of Aretha Franklin, Proletarian Culture and the Rise of Black Detroit

Queen of Soul was an outstanding manifestation of the African American struggle for dignity and freedom Commentary Detroit artist and social activist Aretha Franklin passed into...
Eritrea allows United Arab Emirates to build military base at the Port of Assab

Viewpoint: The Search for an Elusive Peace in the Horn of Africa

New breakthroughs enhancing interstate relations are threatened by western economic and military imperatives Commentary Major developments related to internal and external relations are taking place in...
Zimbabwe MDC-A instigated violence on August 1, 2018 in Harare

Viewpoint: Zimbabwe Incumbent President, ZANU-PF Re-elected in Historic Poll

Opposition forces reject outcome seeking to continue western sanctions and attempted isolation National harmonized parliamentary and presidential elections in the Southern African state of Zimbabwe...
BRICS African participants, July 2018

Viewpoint: 10th BRICS Summit Held in South Africa While United States Trade War Escalates

Participants make declaration against unilateralism coming from Washington Republic of South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa hosted the 10th BRICS Summit where strong opposition to the...
Ethiopian attack on rally addressed by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on June 23, 2018 in Addis Ababa

Viewpoint: Ethiopia and Zimbabwe Heighten Security in Response to Attacks on Political Rallies

From the Horn to Southern Africa similar destabilization efforts met with condemnation Two separate grenade attacks in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa and the...

Viewpoint: Third Triumphant Visit by DPRK Leader to China

Trip takes place just one week after historic summit in Singapore Supreme Leader Kim Jong un of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and...
DPRK and Chinese leaders in Beijing during historic meeting in 2018

Viewpoint: Recent Developments Involving the DPRK and United States Relations

DPRK has long tradition of struggle against imperialist military intervention Note: This address was delivered at a public meeting held on Saturday June 2, 2018...
African Union First Ladies Commission at 29th Summit, July 3-4, 2017

AU in the 21st Era : 55 years on the problems cropping up.

Africa Liberation Day held amid ongoing struggles against imperialist militarism and economic exploitation This year’s Africa Day, also known as Africa Liberation Day, marked the...
Cuba Presidents Fidel and Raul Castro with Angolan President Dr. Agostino Neto

Viewpoint: Cassinga to Cuito Cuanavale, From Hope and Tragedy to Triumph

Landmark anniversaries highlight the historic role of the alliance between the people of Cuba and Africa Two important commemorations related to the struggle for...
President Akufo-Addo interacting with President Paul Kagame

Viewpoint: African Continental Free Trade Area: Prospects and Problems for Implementation

Aim of agreement is to create a single market of economic cooperation On the eve of the 55th anniversary of the formation of the Organization...
Martin Luther King Jr. leads final demonstration on March 28, 1968 in Memphis

Viewpoint: 50 Years Since the Days Following the Assassination of MLK

Response to anniversary of martyrdom of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. continues to conceal the historical truths Watching and listening to the 50th anniversary...
Abayomi Azikiwe Photographs, March 24, 2018 268

Viewpoint: The Struggle to Defeat Austerity in Detroit and the World

Origins of the global economic crises are to be found within the capitalist and imperialist system Note: This is the text of an address delivered...
Libya leader Col. Muammar Gaddafi along with former French President Nicolas Sarkozy

Viewpoint: Another Reason Why Imperialism Wanted Libya Overthrown

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy detained for questioning over Gaddafi loan Seven years ago this month, beginning on March 19, 2011, the United States Pentagon...
Mozambique Liquefied Natural Gas production to increase amid debt default

Viewpoint: Mozambique Forced to Restructure After Debt Default

Economic growth proves unsustainable for Southern African state in present world situation Since 2014 many energy producing emerging states in Africa and worldwide have fallen...
National Conference to Defeat Austerity organizers

Viewpoint: National Conference to Defeat Austerity in Detroit to Emphasize Programmatic Approach to Economic...

Despite the claims of prosperity and full employment, millions are living in poverty and distress March 24 will be an important date for the Moratorium...
AFRICOM in the Sahel

Viewpoint: Tillerson Targets Africa While Administration Declares Trade War amid Intensified Militarism

Secretary of State to visit several states as uncertainty accelerates over world economic situation Oil magnate turned top United States envoy, Rex Tillerson, is...
Stokely Carmichael with Vietnamese youth leader in 1967

Viewpoint: African Americans, National Liberation and the Vietnamese Revolution

Five decades ago global struggles against imperialism united peoples throughout the world African American History Month Series No. 1 During the height of the genocidal war...
Pentagon drone attacks in Somalia

Viewpoint: Pentagon Drone Attacks Escalate in Somalia While AMISOM Plans Withdrawal

Trump administration creates conditions for further displacement and hunger Somalia is facing yet another major crisis as the United States steps up its drone attack...
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Dr. Benjamin Spock at UN Demonstration against Vietnam War, April 15, 1967

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 50 Years Later: The Struggle Against Racism, War &...

Behind the Trump veneer is a system of oppression and exploitation which must be uprooted This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the martyrdom of...
World Economic Forum protest against Trump, Jan. 2018

From the African Union to the World Economic Forum: The Political Economy of Continuing...

Summits in Addis Ababa and Davos represent the ongoing divide between Imperialist states and the developing countries After the demeaning comments by United States President...
Federal Government Shutdown Graphic for Jan. 2018

Viewpoint: Federal Government Shutdown and the Duopoly System of Two-party Politics

Both Republicans and Democrats fail to represent the majority of people inside the United States After the failure of the Republican and Democratic Senators to...
Haitians demonstrate against United States President Donald Trump's racist remarks

Viewpoint: African Union, International Community Condemns United States President Donald Trump for Racist Slurs

Statement distorts actual role of African people in building capitalism and imperialism Each week another controversy unfolds in the United States over the character of...
Ivorian supporters of Laurent Gbagbo and the FPI

Viewpoint: Disgruntled Soldiers Stage another Mutiny in Ivory Coast

Angry troops burn down military base in Bouake amid recriminations over command structures In the second largest Ivorian city of Bouake, soldiers have defied orders...
Sudan and Turkey Presidents hold meeting

Viewpoint: Sudanese and Egyptian Relations Further Strained Over Territorial Dispute

Khartoum takes case before the United Nations amid disagreements over broader regional issues Two leading African states, Egypt and Sudan, are maintaining their historical claims...
Kenya ruling Jubilee Party members and followers of President Uhuru Kenyatta

Africa in Review 2017, Part III: AFRICOM, Finance Capital and the Elusive Independent Policy

Growing military presence and the re-emergent debt burden stifles right to self-determination A military engagement in the West African state of Niger involving United States...
Kwame Nkrumah leaving prison, Feb. 1951

Africa in Review 2017: Reinforced Neo-colonialism and the Imperative of Continental Unity

From Togo and Cameroon to the DRC and South Sudan, the African masses need concerted action to halt underdevelopment and dependency A monumental democratic movement...
Birmingham 16th Street Baptist Church bombing victims in September 1963

Racial Matters: After Mississippi and Alabama Debacles Trump Sinks Deeper Into Political Abyss

Doug Jones victory over Roy Moore in Senate exposes the bankruptcy of alt-right ideology Two recent major decisions by United States President Donald Trump and...
Zambian President Edgar Lungu meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamim Netanyahu

Viewpoint: Zambia Must Clarify Whether it Will Host a Israel-Africa Summit

Gathering amid unprecedented Palestine solidarity demonstrations would go against historical continental support for nationally oppressed peoples Several news articles were published in early December indicating...

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