Bill Fletcher, Jr
2008-04-24, Issue 368
Bill Fletcher looks at the hypocrisy surrounding the United States' misadventures into Somalia.
2008-04-22, Issue 367
In the same way that US cotton farm subsidies hurt African cotton farmers by depressing the world market, Bill Quigley argues that by subsidizing its rice farmers, the US has gravely hurt Haitian rice farmers.
Steve Ouma Akoth
2008-04-15, Issue 365
Steve Ouma argues that for the promised social transformation in Kenya to take root, "political class and other parochial interests" have to give way to consensus and truth telling.
2008-04-22, Issue 364
Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem argues that "there is nothing revolutionary in perpetuating personal rule in the name of liberation" and therefore Africans have a duty to see electoral justice in Zimbabwe regardless of where the West stands
Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA)
2008-04-16, Issue 363
Kuwe nakaThabo, Siyakubulisa ngesihle samakhosikazi ngolimi lwethu! Siloba lincwadi singabomama besizwe seZimbabwe esibhekane lokuhlukuluzeka sidinga uncedo kubomakhelwane. Ngomgqibelo mhlaka 12 April umntanakho uThabo wezakuleli eleZimbabwe...
2008-04-15, Issue 362
Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem looks at Zimbabwe's ZANU-PF and MDC and asks whether the Zimbabwean people are being truly represented in the winds of change
2008-04-10, Issue 361
Sheldon Drobny looks at the close relationship between Bill Gates' philanthropy and tax-exemption and argues that the "great problems of the world today are a direct result of the wide disparity between the rich and poor."
Civil society and children in Zimbabwe
2008-04-08, Issue 360
I first arrived in Zimbabwe in the mid 90s as a young, naïve university student, curious and open to all that the world had to offer. And at that time, Zimbabwe offered quite a lot - a strong economy based on formidable exports, a literacy rate unmatched by other nations in the region, and people who were proud and welcoming, who had dreams for themselves and their families....
2008-04-03, Issue 359
Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem talks about importance of political parties and asks the question: When the nationalists were fighting for liberation from colonial rule the people raised funds for the parties - What does it say of contemporary politics that members are not able or willing to fund their own parties?
2008-04-01, Issue 358
Kenyan activists gathered to peacefully urge the Kenyan government not to increase cabinet ministerial posts as a way of accommodating the power-sharing deal because this adds to an already bloated bureaucracy - instead power should be shared meaningfully within the posts that exist. Onyango Oloo here below is writing shortly after the Kenyan government tear-gassed the activists.
2008-03-11, Issue 358
Kola Ibrahim analysis the recent ASUU strike in Nigeria and argues that it is symptomatic of an education system that puts profit before learning; one that works aggressively against the working class.
2008-03-26, Issue 357
Tajudeen Abdul Raheem argues that regardless of the outcome in Zimbabwe, African people's solidarity should be with the Zimbabwean people
2008-03-27, Issue 357
In collaboration with both its European andZimbabwean partners, Zimbabwe Watch organised a roundtable titled“Elections and Post-Elections period in Zimbabwe: What to do after 29 March2008 - Views from Civil Society and Dialogue with the European Union” on 13 March 2008 in Brussels. The roundtable brought together civil society activists from Zimbabwe, officials of the European Union (EU) institutions and variousEuropean and international interest groups. These are the recommendations from the round-table.
2008-03-17, Issue 356
Dewa Mavhinga makes a case for the resignation of the Zimbabwean police chief who has vowed to only salute Mugabe
2008-03-19, Issue 356
John Mutambirwa responds to Grace Kwinjeh and Patrick Bond's commentary on Zimbabwe [http://www.pambazuka.org/en/category/features/46561]
2008-03-11, Issue 355
At a time when the International Media is painting Africans as the sole villains in the gorilla killings, Dipesh Pabari looks at the way Africans are using blogging to aid their conservation efforts in the D R Congo
2008-03-18, Issue 354
Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem turns a timely and critical eye on Colonel Muamar Gaddafi and asks: Have we indulged the Spiritual guide and first citizen of the Libyan Arab People's Socialist Jamahiriya for too long?
2008-03-13, Issue 353
Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem looks at where Africa is, in regards to meeting the Millennium Development Goals and argues that Africa should try to meet and exceed them.
2008-03-03, Issue 352
John Samuel argues that there is a direct correlation between the health of the political party system and the vitality and long term viability of a democracy.
2008-03-06, Issue 351
Roselyn Musa writes about International Women's Day as a time to reflect on how far women have come, and how far they still have to go
Neo Simutanyi and Owen Sichone
2008-02-20, Issue 350
Neo Simutanyi and Owen Sichone argue that Zambia's Ambassador to Libya, Mbita Chitala was fired for calling on African leaders to consider the immediate establishment of an AU government as opposed to the gradualist approach favored by the Zambian government.
Kangsen Feka Wakai
2008-02-27, Issue 349
This is the problem with Cameroon: All power in the country rests in the hands of one man, the President - Paul Biya. He is the commander-in-chief-of the armed forces, the Fon of Fons [Chief Monarch amongst all monarchs], the chief magistrate of t...
Jegede Ademola Oluborode
2008-02-26, Issue 348
Jegede Ademola Oluborode makes a case for human rights being a collective responsibility everywhere all the time
Archbishop Desmond Tutu Fellows
2008-02-20, Issue 347
“This continent has suffered too much.… We need the assistance and commitment of … young leaders to continue to speak up on behalf of the poor and the marginalized, and seek a better life for all” – Archbishop Desmond Tutu, April 2007...
2008-02-19, Issue 346
Someone very important is visiting Africa, specifically 5 countries including Tanzania, Rwanda, Benin, Ghana and Liberia. He is the President of the United States of America. The hassles of hosting a U.S. president are bad enough. His people take ove...
2008-02-14, Issue 345
My good friend, Moses Ochonu, a Professor of African History at Vanderbilt, once penned an essay about the frustrations of offering balanced and optimistic perspectives on the Nigerian condition, even in the context of "considerably lowered" expectat...
2008-02-14, Issue 345
Abahlali baseMjondolo Take the Provincial Government to Court Over the Notorious Slums Act On Tuesday we lodged papers in the High Court requesting the Court to declare the notorious KwaZulu-Natal Slums Act unconstitutional. Today we can announce...
2008-01-31, Issue 344
Andile Mngxitama reexamines the revolutionary potential of Black consciousness via a critical look at the politics and philosophy of the Black Consciousness Collective (BCC).
2008-02-07, Issue 343
Owen Sichone responds to Pius Adesanmi on the issue of black South Africa's xenophobia towards other Africans
2008-02-05, Issue 342
Pius Adesanmi comments on the Amakwerekwere syndrome - South Africa's xenophobia.Previous ... 91-120 | 121-150 | 151-180 | 181-210 | 211-240 | 241-270 ... Next