Pambazuka News 564: Fanon, Biko and Sankara: The courage to invent the future
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Pambazuka News (English edition): ISSN 1753-6839
CONTENTS: 1. Features, 2. Announcements, 3. Comment & analysis, 4. Advocacy & campaigns, 5. Books & arts, 6. African Writers’ Corner
Highlights from this issue
This the last issue of Pambazuka News for 2011. A very big thank you to all our readers and contributors for your support this year. We're taking a short break and will be back fighting for freedom and and justice from Thursday 12 January 2012.
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50 years later: Fanon's legacy
Nigel C Gibson
A tribute to Steve Bantu Biko
To mark the 65th anniversary of his birth
Biko’s legacy lives on in Swaziland’s civil society
Egypt: Where they have burned books…
cc A MSet on fire on 17 December, the Egyptian Scientific Institute was another casualty of last week’s clashes between the military and protestors in Cairo. Lillian Boctor speaks to artist Adham Hafez [MP3 – 7.8MB], one of the volunteers working to save books and manuscripts from the damaged building.
On Thomas Sankara's birthday
Aziz Salmone Fall
Africa lies naked to euro-American military offensive
The US and its allies are positioned to 'take' much of the continent
Measuring African capital flight
Léonce Ndikumana and James K. Boyce
Foreign aid to mining firms
CIDA teams up with NGOs to do development work at mine sites
Gwendolyn Schulman and Roberto Nieto
In search of the voice of the South
The Durban denouement
How South Africa's COP presidency served EU
Yoke Ling Chee
Third World Network
Climate Zombie tripped by dying carbon markets
Trinidad and Tobago: A PR disaster for the US
South Africa: ‘Yes we know it’s Christmas’
Musicians record a response to Band Aid
From OAU to AU: The new millennium and the state of democracy in Africa
Call for papers: for a panel at the 8th Iberian Conference of African Studies, ICAS8/CIEA8
The Young Feminist Fund grants
South Africa: ANC leadership battles should be open and democratic
Committee to Protect Journalists condemns trial of Swedish journalists in Ethiopia
Egypt: Alarming reports of kidnapping, death threats, and assault of activists
Justice for Sankara, Justice for Africa
Zimbabwe: Book Cafe and Mannenberg to close
Book Cafe and Mannenberg
A Prayer for Bigwala
Natty Mark Samuels
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