Africa

SACP growing at an unprecedented rate!

But being a communist is not only about embarking on a lifelong study, it is about changing the world!

In sub-Saharan Africa, many of the leaders who took part in the anti-colonial liberation struggle and the administration of post-colonial African nations were educated in Christian missions.

"Between May 13 and 25, Human Rights Watch interviewed 132 victims and witnesses to violence by both sides during the battle for Abidjan and in the weeks after Gbagbo's arrest.

One of the dominant and recurring themes in civil society discourses around the revival and strengthening of the Zimbabwean civic movement is the issue of social movements.

World Economic Forum meetings are convened so that leaders can come together to discuss global, regional and industry challenges, discern solutions and catalyse collective action in the spirit of public-private cooperation. The occasion of the 25th meeting of the World Economic Forum on Africa fr

On Tuesday, at the Iziko Slave Lodge in Cape Town, researchers announced a profoundly significant archaeological discovery, made just off shore in Camps Bay. It’s the first discovery of the wreck of a slave ship which went down carrying slaves, in the late 18th century.

Rodney Warwick argues that the celebration of Franz Fanon has disturbing implications for the future of SA as a multi-racial society

Rhodes has not fallen; in fact he has hardly budged a millimetre. One of the most prominent visuals on Devil’s Peak alongside UCT remains: Rhodes Memorial, long a popular destination for tourists, restaurant-goers, various religious sects, runners and walkers.

WASHINGTON — On Dec. 3, 1794, a Portuguese slave ship left Mozambique, on the east coast of Africa, for what was to be a 7,000-mile voyage to Maranhão, Brazil, and the sugar plantations that awaited its cargo of black men and women.

 

A new exhibition titled Post African Futures, explores the relationship between technology and culture in an African context.

On Tuesday, 19 May, The Black Sash celebrates its 60th anniversary. Started in 1955 over a cup of tea by six middle-class white women outraged by the then-government’s attempts at removing “coloured” citizens from the voter’s roll, the Black Sash developed into a powerful force for protest and change and served as a visible prod to the consciences of those who implemented and benefited from an unjust system.

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