Some Notes On White Monopoly Capital – Definition, Use and Denial

[Fahamu] Dismantling white monopoly capital in South Africa has always been central to the national liberation struggle. White monopoly capital simultaneously implies colonialism of a special type. The two concepts are inter-twined. To fail to mention …

[Fahamu] Dismantling white monopoly capital in South Africa has always been central to the national liberation struggle. White monopoly capital simultaneously implies colonialism of a special type. The two concepts are inter-twined. To fail to mention the racial character of monopoly capital is to fail to acknowledge the colonial character of South Africa and the special nature of that colonialism.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

U.S And U.K. Issue Warning to Their Citizens

[Fahamu] What exactly is the message the U.S. and the U.K. governments are communicating by issuing travel warnings in Ethiopia? On the surface, a travel warning is just that. But does it signify something deeper about U.S./U.K. perceptions of the poli…

[Fahamu] What exactly is the message the U.S. and the U.K. governments are communicating by issuing travel warnings in Ethiopia? On the surface, a travel warning is just that. But does it signify something deeper about U.S./U.K. perceptions of the political situation in the country? Is there a hidden message buried in the warnings?

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Wherever This Canadian Mining Company Goes, Violence Seems to Follow

[Fahamu] Banro operates in a region that has seen incredible violence over the past two decades and the secretive company has been accused of fuelling the conflict. In 1996 Banro paid $3.5 million for 47 mining concessions that covered more than one mi…

[Fahamu] Banro operates in a region that has seen incredible violence over the past two decades and the secretive company has been accused of fuelling the conflict. In 1996 Banro paid $3.5 million for 47 mining concessions that covered more than one million hectares of land in Congo's North and South Kivu.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Frodebu Party Commemorates Months of Democracy Victory

[Iwacu] The opposition party, Sahwanya Frodebu, celebrates June and July as months of democracy victory in Burundi. It says genuine democracy hasn’t yet taken root in the country.

[Iwacu] The opposition party, Sahwanya Frodebu, celebrates June and July as months of democracy victory in Burundi. It says genuine democracy hasn't yet taken root in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Newborn Baby Death Due to ‘Lack of Communication’, Doctor Says

[Iwacu] Earlier this week at a Bujumbura hospital, a baby born to a mother in a coma died after no doctors were available to help. Dr Pontient Ndabashinze, Director of Kamenge University Hospital, known as Roi Khaled, has told IWACU that the absence of…

[Iwacu] Earlier this week at a Bujumbura hospital, a baby born to a mother in a coma died after no doctors were available to help. Dr Pontient Ndabashinze, Director of Kamenge University Hospital, known as Roi Khaled, has told IWACU that the absence of doctors was due to "a lack of communication between doctors"

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Acting President Osinbajo Leaves for AU Summit

[Leadership] The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday morning, left Nigeria for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to participate in the 29th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU).

[Leadership] The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday morning, left Nigeria for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to participate in the 29th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU).

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Nigerians in U.S. Condemn Bello’s Hospital Shooting

[Leadership] The Nigerian community in the U.S. has condemned the shooting on Friday of seven people at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Centre in New York by Nigeria-born Dr Michael Henry Bello.

[Leadership] The Nigerian community in the U.S. has condemned the shooting on Friday of seven people at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Centre in New York by Nigeria-born Dr Michael Henry Bello.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Moxico – Vice Governor Discourages Violence Against Children

[ANGOP] Luena -The vice governor of the eastern Moxico Province for political and social matters, Adriana Sofia Cacuassa Bento, last Sunday in Luena City discouraged parents from practicing violence against children, since such act is condemned by huma…

[ANGOP] Luena -The vice governor of the eastern Moxico Province for political and social matters, Adriana Sofia Cacuassa Bento, last Sunday in Luena City discouraged parents from practicing violence against children, since such act is condemned by human law and God.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Adesina – I Will Not Rest Until Africa Breaks Out of Hunger

[This Day] President of the Africa Development Bank and erstwhile Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, recently emerged the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate. The prestigious $250,000 prize is given annually to a person who…

[This Day] President of the Africa Development Bank and erstwhile Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, recently emerged the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate. The prestigious $250,000 prize is given annually to a person who has worked to advance human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world. In this interview with former presidential aide and THISDAY columnist, Reuben Abati, Adesina said the global recognition will spur him to do more to end hun

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria