Africa

The Ladder: A Conversation with the Incarcerated Poet İlhan Sami Çomak, Part II

This is the second part of our conversation with Ilhan Sami Çomak, who has been in prison for the last 27 years. Ilhan has written eight books of poetry. In part I of the interview, describing his situation, Ilhan writes:…

More African Countries Register Russia’s Sputnik Vaccine. What Next After The Registration Campaign?

Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) is a specialized technical institution of the African Union (AU) that strengthens the capacity and capability of Africa’s public health institutions as well as partnerships to detect and respond quickly and…

Why the Discovery of Natural Gas in Mozambique Has Produced Tragedies, Not Economic Promise

The rise of the al-Shabaab insurgency in the Cabo Delgado province and the “hidden debt” scandal are both linked to discovery of natural gas in Mozambique, a development that has far from benefited the people By Vijay Prashad On February…

Mozambique: Public Prosecutor Alleges Son Of Former President Accepted Bribe

The Mozambican Public Prosecutor, during its first week of hearing, has allegedly accused Armando Ndambi Guebuza, the eldest son of the former President Armando Guebuza, of accepting bribe, an amount of US$33 million (approx. €28 million). By Kester Kenn Klomegah…

Kenneth Kaunda, an African humanist who claimed to be a Gandhi – Part I

A few weeks ago the former president of Zambia Kenneth Kaunda passed away. Although he is not well known outside the English-speaking world, he deserves more than a brief paragraph in the history books. Kaunda was the leader of the…

Bangladesh’s Ashrayan-3 Project (Bhasan Char Project): Is An Example For The Whole World To Deal With Refugees

The whole world saw the Rohingya refugee’s influx towards Bangladesh in 20217. The Rohingya people have been displaced from their homeland (Rakhine in Myanmar) by the Myanmar military Junta regime. Then, Rohingyas take shelter in Cox’s bazar area in Bangladesh.…

Egypt Hopes For Tourism Boost As Flights From Russia Resume

Russia and Egypt agreed finally to resume regular flights to Cairo, Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh from August 9 after several negotiations and security inspections carried out for more than five years. On the other hand, Egypt is particularly expecting…

Matoub Lounes: a symbol of Kabyle resistance

Lounes Matoub was born on January 24, 1956 in the village of Taourirt Moussa in Kabylia, is a musician, singer-songwriter and Kabyle poet. Militant of the Amazigh identity cause, he made his contribution to the claim and popularization of Amazigh…

Criticism Highlights Russia’s Media Weakness in Africa

In her weekly media briefing July 23, Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova criticized United States support for educational programs, media and NGOs in Africa. In addition, Zakharova said “the allocation of grants fits into the White House’s efforts to promote…

The Rif Republic: a self-proclaimed and internationally unrecognized state

The Rif Republic (Tagduda n Arrif) in Berber, is a state bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Algeria to the east, the plains separating it from Morocco to the south and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. Composed…

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