Sub-Saharan Africa

Popular Masses in Cameroon Struggle for Peace and Dignity

Trade unions in Cameroon have affirmed their determination to defend workers' livelihoods and work together for a peaceful resolution to the worsening crisis.  At...

Workers Strike Against Austerity in Chad

Public sector workers in Chad have been on indefinite general strike since May of this year. This is in protest against the Government’s austerity...

Enslavement of Nigerians in Libya

On Refugees, Immigration and Inequality Africans, including some Nigerians, being sold as slaves in Libya once again shows that issues of refugees, economic migration, inequality...

Radical Political Economy and Industrialisation in Africa

ROAPE organises workshop for activists in Ghana In mid-November ten comrades from Nigeria travelled to Accra to attend a two-day workshop organised by the Review...

Revolutionary Pressures in Togo

Tens of thousands of working-class people and youth took over the streets in Togo, over the last few months, demanding the resignation of President...

Cameroon soldiers shoot independence activists dead

In Cameroon, as in the south east of Nigeria, government troops have killed protestors agitating for independence for their region. Soldiers shot dead at least...

South African attacks – nationalism coming home to roost!

The attacks on Nigerians in South Africa are terrible, but this is the price we pay for nationalism.  Donald Trump says he wants to...

Striking Doctors in Kenya Face Nigerian Like Conditions

Currently, the lowest paid doctors in Kenya take home around N140,000 ($350), while the best paid receive two million naira ($5,000) monthly. "If you...

Pan-Africanism Today & the Working Class

The “Pan-Africanism Today” Conference which took place on March 25-27, at Lusaka brought together activists from 21 countries on the African continent and diaspora...

Socialists Support University of Nairobi Students Protest

The Social Democratic Party (Marxist) of Kenya has given its support to the protest of University of Nairobi students against the imposition of a...

Trade Unions in Ghana Protest Price Increases and Poverty

The trade unions in Ghana are showing that action is the way to fight price increases and poverty.  Last Wednesday (20th January, 2016) the...

Mass Struggles Continue in Burundi

by Drew Povey Turmoil continues to grip Burundi as we go to press, nearly seven months after President Pierre Nkurunziza announced he would seek...

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Release Frank García Hernández and His Comrades

For years, indeed decades, we have denounced the blockade imposed by the US authorities against Cuba. We have denounced and continue to denounce the...

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The 1989 Anti-SAP Revolt

In 1989, thousands rose in protest against the IMF and World Bank-inspired Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP). This supported the lavish lifestyles of corrupt government...