23rd

Oct

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Legalisation of Abortion Would Reduce Suffering

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The right for a woman to control her own body should be a fundamental human right.  Every woman should be able to control her own fertility and so choose if and when to have a baby. Unfortunately, many (especially young) women are not aware of modern effective contraceptive
9th

Sep

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SWL Supports Resident Doctors’ Strike

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Socialist Workers & Youth League (SWL) fully supports the resident doctor’s strike action, in pursuit of the seven demands of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), including: the immediate payment of resident doctors by tertiary health institutions that
26th

Aug

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ASUU Strike – for Improved Funding of Education

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Socialist Workers and Youth League (SWL) fully supports the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in its strike for the implementation of the 2009 FGN-ASUU Collective Agreement bearing on enhanced remuneration for the lecturers and improved funding for the development
13th

Jul

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Africa, democracy and elections; a critical perspective*

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Almost 2,000 public officials will be elected by Kenyans in August. These include the president, senators, county governors and members of the national and county assemblies as well as women county representatives. The elections are considered as one of “the five African e
10th

Jul

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Labour Party: an open letter to the NLC Political Commission

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I wish to commend the attention being given to a party of labour by Congress at this juncture, and the efforts of your Commission towards a reclaiming of the Labour Party, itself now mired in crisis; The meeting of your Commission, from what I informally gathered over the we
4th

Jul

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Oil price war & Nigeria’s crippling economy

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Background to Nigerian Oil Oil was discovered in Nigeria as far back as 1938, but the reserves were not exploited until 1958 because the Second World War constrained the oil majors – Shell and BP at the time. Thereafter many multinationals were attracted to the sector and
18th

Jun

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Socialist Worker, June – July 2017

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Cover Two years of failure; Buhari and APC MUST GO!   News & Comment Boko Haram Release Many Chibok Girls – We Demand the Government Does More! Anti-Corruption: Neglecting a Socialist Alternative Wealth of five richest Nigerians could remove poverty in Nigeria –
17th

Jun

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Two years of failure; Buhari and APC MUST GO!

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Two years into the four-year term of President Muhammadu Buhari and the APC federal government, it has become clear that the “change” promised is nothing but pure fantasy. Working-class people must organise to end APC rule. PDP is obviously not an alternative. Essentiall