History of Africa
By Gregor Link, 2 June 2020
German imperialism sees the crisis as an opportunity to assert its global geopolitical interests by force of arms.
By Johannes Stern, 18 January 2020
The Berlin meeting is reminiscent of the infamous Congo Conference, also held in Berlin in 1884-85 and aimed at the complete colonization of Africa.
By Eddie Haywood, 31 March 2018
Thousands turned out in the capital Accra to oppose a deal that would allow for a significant expansion of the US military’s presence in the West African nation.
By Eddie Haywood, 17 March 2018
On December 6 last year, Green Berets coordinating a military operation with Nigerien forces, killed 11 militants near the town of Diffa, close to the Nigerian border.
By Eddie Haywood, 16 December 2017
The announcement marks a further escalation of Washington’s military offensive in Somalia which has been ramped up over the last year, including the deployment of 500 special forces personnel.
By Francis Dubois, 2 December 2017
Faced with the disastrous results of the imperialist wars in Libya and the Sahel, the European Union is proposing to intensify its neo-colonialist and military interventions.
By Johannes Stern, 16 June 2017
Ahead of the G20 summit in Hamburg in July, the German government is working systematically to expand its global political and economic relations.
By Thomas Gaist, 30 May 2015
The US Defense Department may soon deploy military teams, including advisers and intelligence and logistics personnel, to Africa’s leading economy and largest oil producer.
By Thomas Gaist, 2 February 2015
The US to moving to massively expand its military operations in the resource-rich region, as it combats the influence of China and other powers.
By Thomas Gaist, 12 January 2015
Boko Haram now controls 11 local governmental units, including some 20,000 square miles in the northern states of Yobe and Borno.
By Jill Lux, 27 August 2014
After last year’s military campaign in northern Mali, Paris is launching expanded military operations in West Africa.
By Antoine Lerougetel, 17 April 2014
The summit dispatched more troops to the French-led war in the Central African Republic, amid a broader escalation of European imperialist intervention in Africa.
By Patrick O’Connor, 24 December 2013
A possible US-led intervention force is being readied in the context of heightened great power rivalries across Africa.
By Bill Van Auken, 28 June 2013
Obama’s three-nation tour, touted as a promotion of trade and “democracy,” is aimed in large measure at countering the growing influence of China.
By Jean Shaoul, 22 May 2013
Thousands of Kenyans are expecting to receive reparations for the abuses they suffered at the hands of British imperialism during the suppression of the Mau Mau resistance movement.
By Tom Eley, 22 January 2011
The brutal murder of the leader of the Congolese anti-colonial struggle, Patrice Lumumba, remains among the most revealing crimes committed by US imperialism.
By Brian Smith, 29 September 1999
This October marks 100 years since the outbreak of the second South African War, better known as the Boer War. Over the next three years the centenary will be celebrated in South Africa with a variety of anniversaries and memorials. A number of books are planned for release and a spate of broadcasts will mark the occasion.