The International Criminal Court's arrest warrant issued against Russian President Vladimir Putin had led to speculation about the BRICS summit being shifted to China or another country to avoid his arrest. Peoples Dispatch reports.
South Africa wants peace between Ukraine and Russia. That was the message from the head of the country’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) party during a contentious interview with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). Fikile Mbalula also stressed his party would welcome Russian President Vladimir Putin if he attended the upcoming BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) summit in Durban, South Africa. That’s despite the International Criminal Court issuing an arrest warrant for Putin over alleged war crimes in Ukraine. Digital news outlet African Stream breaks it down.
Toward Freedom’s online panel discussion, “Breaking the Colonial Grip on African Journalism,” launched the Africa Reporting Fund. The fund is designed to enable Toward Freedom to publish more reports from and about Africa. The discussion took place on May 24—the day of Eritrea’s 32nd independence anniversary and one day before African Liberation Day—to hear from African journalists about how they best see to break the colonial grip on African journalism.
The "Uhuru 3," three of the four U.S.-based defendants—who are members of the African People's Socialist Party—spoke out for the first time since U.S. government indictments dropped last month that accuse them of trying to work with Russia to sow social discord in the United States. TF editor Julie Varughese reports.
Activists on the left, as well as radical U.S.-based organizations, came out yesterday against the indictments of three members of the African People's Socialist Party (APSP), one former party member, and three Russian nationals for allegedly attempting to sow discord in the United States by working with Russia. TF editor Julie Varughese reports.
The West wants African countries to condemn the war in Ukraine, but doesn’t want to hear their views on conflicts in Libya or Yemen. Why not? African Stream’s Clinton Nzala outlines the double standard during a discussion on Kawsachun News.