Cradle of Mankind
This section has to do with the struggle for the liberation of the continent that was humanity's cradle. Yesterday a victim of European colonialism, today a victim of transnational colonialism. Its people, from Maghreb to Cape Town, continue to aspire to a better life.
El Kamour: Resistance in the Tunisian south radicalizes despite intimidation
Henda Chennaoui هندة الشناوي
The El Kamour sit-in has lasted for more than three weeks. Set between an oil field and the main road connecting oil wells to the rest of the country, the sit-in, firmly contested by the government and the media, demands the creation of 3,000 jobs ...
Why the world needs to know about Western Sahara’s seemingly endless struggle for independence
An interview with Malainin Lakhal
In 1975, Morocco, under King Hassan II, invaded Western Sahara; and since, the Sahrawi people — female-dominated society of Arab and Berber descent — have been in an unflagging resistance struggle, committed to self-determination without ...
A new blow to the Moroccan diplomacy in the capital of its Senegalese ally: the African Union is still hard to corrupt
Malainin Lakhal ماءالعينين لكحل
For the second time, the Kingdom of Morocco failed to impose its colonial agenda on the African Union during the meetings held in capitals of the closest friends of Rabat. After failing to obstruct the Saharawi participation, (even though only with the ...
April 2017 Monthly Forecast: Western Sahara
- Security Council Report
Expected Council Action
In April, the Council is expected to adopt a resolution extending the mandate ...
Morocco fails in first AU test on Western Sahara
- Malainin Lakhal ماءالعينين لكحل
The Chair of the Kingdom of Morocco was empty during the African Union Peace and Security Council (PSC) ...
Egypt 2016: Who was worse, Mubarak, Morsi or Sisi?
- Mamdouh Habashi ممدوح حبشي
2016 was a very difficult year for the Egyptians. Most—both the average man and the political ...
The last colony in Africa: Western Sahara
Interview with Malainin Lakhal
- African Democratic Institute (ADI) المعهد الديمقراطي الأفريقي
Malainin Lakhal is a 45 years old Saharawi translator, human rights defender and freelance journalist. ...
Kinga Africa: "We have to work for a world free of Infant Oral Mutilation"
- Denise Nanni دنیسه نانی - Milena Rampoldi ميلينا رامبولدي میلنا رامپلدی Милена Рампольди
In the following our interview with Francis Muthama of the organization Kinga Africa, engaged in Kenya ...
Morocco uses migrant crisis as leverage in EU free trade dispute over Western Sahara
- Leslie Carretero
More than 850 migrants have breached the border between Morocco and the Spanish enclave of Ceuta over ...
South Sudan: Strategic choice between bribery and right to self-determination for Saharawi people
- Beny Gideon Mabor
Western Sahara known as Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) was Spanish protectorate in the Maghreb ...