Africa is the heart of the most powerful anti-colonial trends the world has ever known. A continent of this size, complexity and proud history cannot be written off as if a mere ‘prize’ to be won or lost by Israel and its neocolonial friends.
Rwanda’s economic and social accomplishments—while impressive—mask the underbelly of one of the world’s cruelest states. But Western powers remain silent on human-rights abuses as they reap profits.
Imperial powers are intensifying their use of military “proxies” within Africa against other parts of Africa, not to defend the interests of Africa but to further the interests of capitalist-imperialism.
Phoenix Express 2021, the AFRICOM-sponsored military exercise involving 13 countries in the Mediterranean Sea region, concluded in May. While its stated aim was to combat “irregular migration” and trafficking, the U.S. record in the region indicates more nefarious interests.
African Liberation Day (ALD), celebrated on May 25, has its origins in the long struggle of African people to liberate themselves from European domination and white supremacy.
Chadians protested May 14 at the Embassy of France in Washington, D.C., in response to a French-backed coup to install the son of Idriss Déby, which they assert is in violation of the country's constitution.