Since the beginning of the Transatlantic slave trade, European colonialists have used systematic violence to control and exploit the African people and other oppressed geopolitical regions, writes, Abayomi Azikiwe.
After withdrawing from the Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC), the Sudanese Communist Party has continued to call for democratic civilian rule. Abayomi Azikiwe analyzes the situation.
Officials from Russia, France and the United States are vying for influence over the 1.3 billion people living within the African Union’s 55 member-states. Abayomi Azikiwe analyzes the situation.
There was yet another gruesome discovery of more than 70 dead migrants in Austria, on a highway between Budapest and Vienna where thousands are seeking refuge. These deaths compounded approximately 100 others who died after their vessel capsized en route to Europe.
Inside the truck in Austria people had apparently suffocated while being illegally transported from the Mediterranean into southern and Eastern Europe.
Austrian governmental officials announced on August 28 that 71 refugees, including an infant girl, were found dead in what appeared to be an abandoned freezer truck. During the same day Libyan naval units recovered the bodies of 105 migrants who were washed ashore apparently after an overcrowded boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea on its way to Europe.
Despite French military intervention and claims of success in fighting Islamist militias, the conflict in Mali is getting worse. There is also some evidence of imperialist propaganda about the course of events.