We need to understand how climate change impacts the current and future flow of refugees and displaced persons, and ask why the protection needs of climate refugees are not being met.
Jerry Rawlings is widely cited by working class people as one of Ghana's best presidents. But his legacy is complicated by his association with political violence as a military dictator, and by his ushering in of neoliberalism.
Beyond national elections, the Y’en a Marre political movement is changing Senegalese civic and political life for future generations.
The last 20 years of liberal democracy in Nigeria have been marred by crises. The next election should be the Left's target.
The strategies of Israel's South African supporters to fight BDS on the country's university campuses.
In post al-Bashir Sudan, new paradigms animate political action, while old ones have returned. Towards what sort of future might the protesters march?
Ending the capitalist war against nature begins with eco-socialist perspectives and actions.
Lasting peace in Sudan's Darfur region - 300,000 people dead and millions displaced by regime violence - should be a priority for #SudanUprising.
Are the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) of Julius Malema primed for the greatest gains in South Africa’s May 8th national and provincial elections?
At the heart of the protest movement in Sudan is a trade union. Proving again that democratic influence and change require collective participation and organization.
Labour challenges in Ethiopia's industrialization.
In Angola, the poor are not entitled to full citizenship rights. They also are the base of resistance to the regime.
There is a lively, angry, often chaotic debate about the role and place of the father of the South African nation.
The outcome of the Algerian revolution should not be pre-determined by a (neo)liberal Euro-American global order. Listen to the people.
On mobility, democracy and making a decolonized future for Africa.
Structural Adjustment Programs, implemented by the World Bank and IMF in developing countries, leave the administrative state especially unequipped to deal with climate change.
Why do so many of the urban poor support John Mahama and Ghana's opposition National Democratic Congress?
Why a military-only approach against Boko Haram in the countries bordering Lake Chad will always fail: it doesn’t address the root causes of political conflict there.
Cameroon claims to be a democracy, then why are even moderates like Maurice Kamto in jail?
Combating Zionism requires a vision that pays no credence to ethno-nationalism. As the world reconsiders the one-state solution, South Africa should lead the way.