Africa http://www.wsws.org/topics/continent/africa/ EU Africa summit plans increased European military intervention in Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/04/17/euaf-a17.html 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. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/03666cf3-4d11-42c7-b8e2-13465156b8eL/euaf-a17.html 2014-04-17T05:00:00Z South Africa’s platinum strike in its 10th week http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/04/10/scab-a10.html Some 70,000 members of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union have been on strike at the three largest platinum producers since January 23. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/72878ff4-378c-47c3-b62a-091897247d7L/scab-a10.html 2014-04-10T05:00:00Z South African police evidence in tatters as Marikana Commission enters phase two http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/04/04/safr-a04.html At the Farlam Inquiry into the police murder of 34 striking miners in Marikana, evidence was heard that the victims were surrendering when they were killed. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/c448be45-9522-4e30-b0b3-27b2985d845J/safr-a04.html 2014-04-04T05:00:00Z ANC and its competitors stir up racialism in advance of South African elections http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/04/03/safr-a03.html Some 500 people joined an African National Congress march in Cape Town on March 26 to demand better sanitation, housing and land from the ruling Democratic Alliance. 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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/795ed82a-3c8b-4866-88cb-7ed76964d90K/wkrs-m14.html 2014-03-14T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East &amp; Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/02/28/wkrs-f28.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Fri, 28 Feb 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/f3f6b355-6f86-4d03-9fb6-0744954ae8dK/wkrs-f28.html 2014-02-28T05:00:00Z North West police commissioner appears before inquiry into Marikana massacre http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/02/27/mari-f27.html Evidence belies the testimony of Police Commissioner Zukiswa Mbombo that the massacre at the Lonmin mine in 2012 was not a premeditated bloodbath. 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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/e80a634c-d3fe-429e-b2f9-ef764dcd4b2C/safr-f20.html 2014-02-20T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/02/14/wkrs-f14.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Fri, 14 Feb 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/7854d994-28a2-4ba9-ae03-ff717e906cdF/wkrs-f14.html 2014-02-14T05:00:00Z Robert McBride appointed as South Africa police watchdog: The ANC’s “answer” to police brutality http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/02/11/mcbr-f11.html Police brutality is rising amid protests that show no sign of abating. 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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/c79d76d3-bdc6-48bd-a08c-fa1ce393ce8H/suda-j15.html 2014-01-15T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East &amp; Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/01/10/wkrs-j10.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Fri, 10 Jan 2014 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/95bf4cb8-af81-4f3d-a691-bb9c9a20d65F/wkrs-j10.html 2014-01-10T05:00:00Z Attempt at ceasefire as military buildup continues in South Sudan http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/12/28/suda-d28.html What is portrayed as a conflict within the world’s newest state is part of the imperialist balkanisation of Sudan to control its oil and mineral wealth. 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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/e5814a70-85d0-4d97-857b-91c758f4e21L/wkrs-n22.html 2013-11-22T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: Europe and Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/11/08/wkrs-n08.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Fri, 08 Nov 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/abebe75b-9253-4ae8-9216-cb54fd44883K/wkrs-n08.html 2013-11-08T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East &amp; Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/10/25/wkrs-o25.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Fri, 25 Oct 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/2e6e6d64-a8d9-41d6-8a60-4ec1f32930eA/wkrs-o25.html 2013-10-25T05:00:00Z France to intensify military intervention in Central African Republic http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/10/24/cent-o24.html As sectarian fighting intensifies against the Seleka groups that seized power with French and US support in March, Paris is intervening to prop up the regime. Thu, 24 Oct 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/870b7bde-2f2c-45db-9baf-1293b7463ffO/cent-o24.html 2013-10-24T05:00:00Z Libyan prime minister abducted in retaliation for US raid on Tripoli http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/10/11/liby-o11.html The kidnapping highlighted the impotence of the neo-colonial regime set up by NATO after the war in Libya two years ago. Fri, 11 Oct 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/36c8eb82-52df-4ae3-a90d-074e6202251A/liby-o11.html 2013-10-11T05:00:00Z US raids Libya and Somalia, capturing alleged Al Qaeda planner http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/10/07/afri-o07.html US forces raided the Somali town of Barawe and the Libyan capital, Tripoli, where they captured alleged Al Qaeda operative Abu Anas al-Liby. Mon, 07 Oct 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/4876782e-0c15-4744-a6bb-211737393a6O/afri-o07.html 2013-10-07T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East &amp; Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/10/04/wkrs-o04.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Fri, 04 Oct 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/bf5b41d8-00d5-4cc4-b094-36b3085bc73A/wkrs-o04.html 2013-10-04T05:00:00Z Fighting continues for third day in Nairobi, Kenya mall attack http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/09/24/kenya-s24.html Kenyan authorities claimed to have retaken a Nairobi mall stormed by Al Shabab militants as Western officials and media warned of the spread of similar attacks. Tue, 24 Sep 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/878c2ecc-2d48-4e95-a3dd-76a5cf512adL/kenya-s24.html 2013-09-24T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East &amp; Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/09/13/wkrs-s13.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Fri, 13 Sep 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/960f7507-32ae-4b19-9234-9bfc2476d6bN/wkrs-s13.html 2013-09-13T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East &amp; Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/08/16/wkrs-a16.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Fri, 16 Aug 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/74550a89-d63c-4dfb-881a-1245268d9b0H/wkrs-a16.html 2013-08-16T05:00:00Z Mali holds presidential election amid ongoing French intervention http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/08/09/mali-a09.html The election was organized in order to provide a pseudo-democratic rationale for France's invasion and ongoing neo-colonial occupation of Mali. 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Fri, 19 Jul 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/bef11d5e-2074-49dc-9959-919e8e0828dG/wkrs-j19.html 2013-07-19T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East &amp; Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/07/12/wkrs-j12.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Fri, 12 Jul 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/00019570-403a-49ad-a60f-3d0e91eb443P/wkrs-j12.html 2013-07-12T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East &amp; Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/07/05/wkrs-j05.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Fri, 05 Jul 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/cfe1e7e4-028a-4585-be52-feee997c2d8A/wkrs-j05.html 2013-07-05T05:00:00Z Obama in Africa to defend US strategic and profit interests http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/06/28/afri-j28.html 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. Fri, 28 Jun 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/f8655842-99f7-4458-80fa-63eb924bf6aG/afri-j28.html 2013-06-28T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East &amp; Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/06/28/wkrs-j28.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Fri, 28 Jun 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/9f872958-62aa-4836-8426-2a4eb54a6d8P/wkrs-j28.html 2013-06-28T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East &amp; Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/06/21/wkrs-j21.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Fri, 21 Jun 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/a1d548bc-2526-4d76-8127-2c1b20c0137D/wkrs-j21.html 2013-06-21T05:00:00Z Libya destabilised by factional and military infighting http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/06/14/liby-j14.html The massacre of 31 people by the Libya Shield Force, an Islamist militia, was the worst single death toll since the end of the 2011 NATO-led civil war. Fri, 14 Jun 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/e981e534-396e-4314-8b44-eb86e994fc4L/liby-j14.html 2013-06-14T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East &amp; Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/06/07/wkrs-j07.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Fri, 07 Jun 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/404aa177-cd67-4d3a-8fe8-de9dcb693d8D/wkrs-j07.html 2013-06-07T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East &amp; Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/05/31/wkrs-m31.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Fri, 31 May 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/3718985c-c3d7-4590-ab01-4ad1336f86bG/wkrs-m31.html 2013-05-31T05:00:00Z Kenyan president moves to slash wages, continue war in Somalia http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/05/30/keny-m30.html The Kenyan president is advancing an agenda of wage cuts and continuing Kenya’s role in the imperialist proxy war in neighboring Somalia. Thu, 30 May 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/e502bddc-dc84-4660-aa56-587e4503504H/keny-m30.html 2013-05-30T05:00:00Z Libya’s General National Council passes Political Isolation Law http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/05/24/liby-m24.html Armed Islamist militias forced parliament to pass the Political Isolation Law, outlawing officials who had worked for Gaddafi from holding office. Fri, 24 May 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/c7cded33-b7e2-488a-96ae-3a7bc0e73b6N/liby-m24.html 2013-05-24T05:00:00Z Security forces fire rubber bullets at striking South African miners http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/05/24/sout-m24.html Police fired volleys of rubber bullets at striking South African miners at a mine owned by Lanxess Chrome Mining Ltd on Tuesday, near the city of Rustenburg. Fri, 24 May 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/c7d210eb-daa4-49a6-9bde-541fe3a497cM/sout-m24.html 2013-05-24T05:00:00Z Britain’s victims during Kenya’s Mau Mau uprising expect compensation http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/05/22/keny-m22.html 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. Wed, 22 May 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/2f1ce160-6369-4210-bc87-1fe17ec6a72P/keny-m22.html 2013-05-22T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East &amp; Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/05/17/wkrs-m17.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Fri, 17 May 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/d323410d-9edf-46bc-b697-fc26cc709e6O/wkrs-m17.html 2013-05-17T05:00:00Z Suid-Afrika se Marikana mynwerkers hou wildcat staking http://www.wsws.org/af/articles/2013/05/15/safr-m15.html Duisende Lonmin platinum mynwerkers in Marikana, Suid-Afrika het vandeesweek begin staak om protes aan te teken teen die uitvoering-styl moord op die organiseerder van die Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU). 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Fri, 26 Apr 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/d8c94504-fa00-47fb-83d8-3bcabf7e846J/wkrs-a26.html 2013-04-26T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East &amp; Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/04/19/wkrs-a19.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Fri, 19 Apr 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/b20f3869-4a99-4161-8cd1-31f3bb19db6F/wkrs-a19.html 2013-04-19T05:00:00Z Britain’s involvement in assassination of Congo’s Lumumba confirmed http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/04/18/lumu-a18.html A senior British politician has revealed Britain’s involvement in the 1961 assassination of Patrice Lumumba, the Congo’s first prime minister. Thu, 18 Apr 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/330a9abe-7267-4253-b37b-a8b2457e179J/lumu-a18.html 2013-04-18T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East &amp; Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/03/29/wkrs-m29.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Fri, 29 Mar 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/03a8196e-5d6f-4fa8-a674-9ab0d2d6548F/wkrs-m29.html 2013-03-29T05:00:00Z Agang offers no alternative for South African working class to ANC http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/03/26/safr-m26.html Agang, the new political formation established by former anti-apartheid activist Mamphela Ramphele, offers no alternative for the South African masses to the parties of big business. Tue, 26 Mar 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/49217d93-421b-424e-bb34-76db8331a6cE/safr-m26.html 2013-03-26T05:00:00Z Seleka rebels seize capital of Central African Republic http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/03/26/car-m26.html A coalition of rebel militias took the capital city, Bangui, over the weekend, with tacit support from France and the US. Tue, 26 Mar 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/ba9a4b6e-d43c-4d31-bd78-0c62450132aF/car-m26.html 2013-03-26T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East &amp; Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/03/22/wkrs-m22.html The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Fri, 22 Mar 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/e572101c-b0e6-408f-8270-90f43b0daadJ/wkrs-m22.html 2013-03-22T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East &amp; Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/03/15/wkrs-m15.html The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Fri, 15 Mar 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/e3addbc4-67cb-46bf-8ca7-59e9242bd41B/wkrs-m15.html 2013-03-15T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East &amp; Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/03/08/wkrs-m08.html The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Fri, 08 Mar 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/2fc048ed-60f7-4dc0-8cee-ca18ca6fc0aH/wkrs-m08.html 2013-03-08T05:00:00Z Washington steps up Africa intervention http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/03/05/afri-m05.html The Obama administration is “markedly widening its role” in the French-led neo-colonial war in Mali. Tue, 05 Mar 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/15fd818c-d4c0-4525-9bd7-9f511aadb65A/afri-m05.html 2013-03-05T05:00:00Z South African police murder Mozambican taxi driver http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/03/05/safr-m05.html Opposition grows to the killing of 27-year-old taxi driver, Mido Macia, by South African police on February 27. Tue, 05 Mar 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/0096da8c-e75d-4cb4-b890-153ac593395L/safr-m05.html 2013-03-05T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East &amp; Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/03/01/wkrs-m01.html The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Fri, 01 Mar 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/31272cca-1159-4587-b074-0fbb19723cdA/wkrs-m01.html 2013-03-01T05:00:00Z US troops to Niger: A new stage in the scramble for Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/02/26/pers-f26.html With the deployment of US troops and drones to Niger, a new stage in the imperialist recolonization of Africa is now in progress. Tue, 26 Feb 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/978c84aa-fe2c-4fe5-b3bb-e2b3dc92785N/pers-f26.html 2013-02-26T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East &amp; Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/02/22/wkrs-f22.html The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Fri, 22 Feb 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/6344624d-cdef-48be-9c74-11fdb8610c5A/wkrs-f22.html 2013-02-22T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East &amp; Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/02/15/wkrs-f15.html The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Fri, 15 Feb 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/b09938ed-24ed-4105-b5c9-892db3f6eceF/wkrs-f15.html 2013-02-15T05:00:00Z The role of Germany in the war in Mali http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/02/12/mali-f12.html Germany is expanding its participation in the French colonial war in Mali from week to week. Tue, 12 Feb 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/a2c85233-d74c-4d40-9b30-987c270371fI/mali-f12.html 2013-02-12T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East &amp; Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/02/08/wkrs-f08.html The <em>World Socialist Web Site</em> invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Fri, 08 Feb 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/fa06801a-69a2-4310-bd75-6a8b7ff27ecB/wkrs-f08.html 2013-02-08T05:00:00Z Britain makes its own military push into Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/02/02/afuk-f02.html Britain is to send at least 350 military personnel to Mali and West Africa in a direct challenge to French efforts to dominate the region. Sat, 02 Feb 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/66669b3b-c9ce-4699-8a31-f81f6a73836M/afuk-f02.html 2013-02-02T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East &amp; Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/02/01/wkrs-f01.html The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Fri, 01 Feb 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/60edb9c4-c95e-4251-9cdf-60cc0d8e314G/wkrs-f01.html 2013-02-01T05:00:00Z Britain, US escalate war aid as France advances into northern Mali http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/01/29/mali-j29.html Britain has pledged to deploy troops to Mali and the US is planning a base for drones as the imperialist intervention in the Sahara escalates. Tue, 29 Jan 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/fd45018e-bba8-4c37-9f9a-a27a9e889a9H/mali-j29.html 2013-01-29T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: Europe &amp; Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/01/25/wkrs-j25.html The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Fri, 25 Jan 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/8f72a202-2b9a-4a66-bc42-9571ff2cb4fE/wkrs-j25.html 2013-01-25T05:00:00Z Reports of atrocities emerge as France escalates Mali war http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/01/24/mali-j24.html Thirteen days after starting a war in Mali, France is boosting its military presence amid reports of civilian and ethnic-based killings by French and allied forces. Thu, 24 Jan 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/895a265a-5e74-4251-8450-0d9d1e67ae0L/mali-j24.html 2013-01-24T05:00:00Z Imperialist powers escalate war in Mali http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/01/22/mali-j22.html Amid the French offensive in Mali, the imperialist powers are laying out plans for a lasting neo-colonial intervention in all of Western Africa. Tue, 22 Jan 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/696a0976-60bb-4254-889c-df75e0fe527A/mali-j22.html 2013-01-22T05:00:00Z French Left Front promotes war in Mali http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/01/22/left-j22.html France’s Left Front is supporting President François Hollande’s decision to launch a war in Mali, while issuing tactical criticisms of his policies. Tue, 22 Jan 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/5e387576-8bc5-467d-9019-449568a4d37F/left-j22.html 2013-01-22T05:00:00Z Standoff continues in Algerian hostage crisis http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/01/19/alge-j19.html The standoff at the Tinguentourine natural gas site in Algeria has continued amid mounting international tensions over France’s war in Mali. Sat, 19 Jan 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/ea4b7ad2-4c90-4d73-b62b-7bb587e548fE/alge-j19.html 2013-01-19T05:00:00Z France escalates Mali war amid Algerian hostage crisis http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/01/18/mali-j18.html France has increased its troop deployment in Mali to 1,400, amid a hostage crisis after Islamist militants seized an Algerian natural gas complex to protest the war. Fri, 18 Jan 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/cf262688-6eda-458f-a948-e16d51cf70dH/mali-j18.html 2013-01-18T05:00:00Z 2013 and the new Scramble for Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/01/17/pers-j17.html US aims in Africa centre on securing hegemony over the entire continent, a conflict in which its chief rival is now China. Thu, 17 Jan 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/85541047-2993-4818-8119-3538a48bf6cG/pers-j17.html 2013-01-17T05:00:00Z France launches ground offensive in Mali http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/01/17/mali-j17.html French ground troops have attacked rebel forces holding the small town of Diabaly, near the border with rebel-held northern Mali. Thu, 17 Jan 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/7d145b61-6983-4e3a-b22a-153b4feb37fC/mali-j17.html 2013-01-17T05:00:00Z South African police fire on striking farm workers http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/01/11/farm-j11.html Confrontations between striking farm workers and South African police and private security guards have left several people wounded and some 50 arrested. Fri, 11 Jan 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/4da8406e-e5fe-4dd6-91f5-3de10ea8406B/farm-j11.html 2013-01-11T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East &amp; Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2013/01/04/wkrs-j04.html The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Fri, 04 Jan 2013 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/36cf9d4e-4e3f-4ff7-8620-ca1e1bf13c2E/wkrs-j04.html 2013-01-04T05:00:00Z US retools terror war in scramble for Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/12/27/pers-d27.html The Pentagon’s announcement that it is forming a new Africa brigade is a clear indication that US imperialism is escalating its interventions on the continent. Thu, 27 Dec 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/e54517f7-2afd-47ac-90eb-b24a7f9dd9aI/pers-d27.html 2012-12-27T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East &amp; Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/12/21/wkrs-d21.html The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Fri, 21 Dec 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/9b35262f-07ea-49c4-b669-c95672848b6O/wkrs-d21.html 2012-12-21T05:00:00Z Junta forces Malian prime minister to resign http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/12/15/mali-d15.html Mali’s Prime Minister Cheick Modibo Diarra was arrested and forced to resign by the country’s military junta on Monday night. Sat, 15 Dec 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/7ab7abea-f9bb-4e38-9665-95e2b598275N/mali-d15.html 2012-12-15T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/12/14/wkrs-d14.html The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Fri, 14 Dec 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/f357b1eb-fbb5-472a-8bb6-d1a7af070feJ/wkrs-d14.html 2012-12-14T05:00:00Z Mass protests against referendum on new Egyptian constitution http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/12/12/egyp-d12.html Over a hundred thousand people demonstrated in Cairo yesterday against a referendum scheduled for December 15 on an Islamist constitution that enshrines the authority of the military. Wed, 12 Dec 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/516bc1f2-af1d-4839-824b-b491ec8a153F/egyp-d12.html 2012-12-12T05:00:00Z Mursi calls on military in Egypt crisis http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/12/10/egyp-d10.html Army officers have been given the power to arrest civilians to maintain “public order.” Mon, 10 Dec 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/e833369e-3c62-4c06-b5a1-8958dd1b68cL/egyp-d10.html 2012-12-10T05:00:00Z Tunisian UGTT union calls one-day national strike http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/12/10/tuni-d10.html The UGTT union has called a one-day national strike for December 13, amid rising working class protests and clashes with right-wing Islamist groups. Mon, 10 Dec 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/d9a3ceff-ee10-4e34-8156-c15d6ca5668P/tuni-d10.html 2012-12-10T05:00:00Z Protests spread throughout Egypt against Islamist dictatorship http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/12/08/egyp-d08.html Mass protests against the US-backed Islamist government of President Mohamed Mursi spread throughout Egypt yesterday. Sat, 08 Dec 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/0a4a73e2-daf7-4ed9-8807-b129051ae4dK/egyp-d08.html 2012-12-08T05:00:00Z Trade unions shut down South African farm workers strike http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/12/08/soaf-d08.html The Congress of South African Trade Unions has called off a strike in the Western Cape Province in a bid to contain growing anger and resistance among farm workers. Sat, 08 Dec 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/53935231-7ba3-4063-a2ae-0957b0a13f4E/soaf-d08.html 2012-12-08T05:00:00Z Egypt’s US-backed president Mursi deploys army, prepares massive repression http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/12/07/egyp-d07.html Fearing mass protests, the Mursi regime deployed the army around the Presidential Palace in Cairo. Fri, 07 Dec 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/08507b3d-78b2-436f-abee-e25b5f0d356D/egyp-d07.html 2012-12-07T05:00:00Z Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/12/07/wkrs-d07.html The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature. Fri, 07 Dec 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/0714f183-a798-41a7-9c34-28e65e47b89L/wkrs-d07.html 2012-12-07T05:00:00Z US-backed Muslim Brotherhood unleashes bloody crackdown in Cairo http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/12/06/murs-d06.html With Washington’s tacit support, the Islamists are seeking to crush strikes and protests and re-establish untrammeled dictatorial rule in Egypt. Thu, 06 Dec 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/0211585d-b81d-4eb8-ad7a-fc202313f45N/murs-d06.html 2012-12-06T05:00:00Z The failure of land reform in South Africa http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/12/06/land-d06.html The failure of the agrarian reform policies of the African National Congress has exposed the bourgeois nationalist liberation movement’s inability to resolve the land question. Thu, 06 Dec 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/a13b90f9-2bd8-4cdf-a4ff-547c489a50fD/land-d06.html 2012-12-06T05:00:00Z Mursi’s crackdown exposes counter-revolutionary role of Egyptian Revolutionary Socialists http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/12/06/revo-d06.html Mursi’s bloody crackdown against protesters opposing his power grab exposes the counterrevolutionary character of the Revolutionary Socialists’ support for him. Thu, 06 Dec 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/9db6765f-4b0c-4e27-b6a7-7009007e17dH/revo-d06.html 2012-12-06T05:00:00Z Mass anti-Mursi protests, clashes with police in Cairo http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/12/05/egyp-d05.html Protests Tuesday against the dictatorial powers assumed by Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and his efforts to ram through a new constitution culminated in a massive march on the presidential palace. Wed, 05 Dec 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/6a0b5619-fe8b-43d2-bdda-07b9737fc50J/egyp-d05.html 2012-12-05T05:00:00Z Mass opposition to Tunisian repression of anti-poverty protests http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/12/04/tuni-d04.html Police have brutally repressed protests against the scrapping of programmes against poverty and unemployment in the town of Siliana in Tunisia. Tue, 04 Dec 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/60d9d71c-ab02-4cf0-8dc0-786b3da1f94B/tuni-d04.html 2012-12-04T05:00:00Z Mass protests as Egyptian government seeks to push through constitution http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/12/01/egyp-d01.html The new constitution enshrines the domination of the military over Egyptian society. Sat, 01 Dec 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/ce47db96-8f33-4442-8607-1bb03faeeb7N/egyp-d01.html 2012-12-01T05:00:00Z Egypt’s proposed constitution enshrines dictatorial powers and military rule http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/11/egyp-n30.html The rushing through yesterday of Egypt’s new constitution by the Constituent Assembly is an aggressive move by the Muslim Brotherhood and President Mohammed Mursi. Fri, 30 Nov 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/3d7e17fd-3a20-40a4-a3a0-abe1fe45803M/egyp-n30.html 2012-11-30T05:00:00Z Mass protests against Egyptian President Mursi http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/11/egyp-n28.html Hundreds of thousands protested in Cairo'’s Tahrir Square and throughout Egypt against Islamist president Mohamed Mursi and the Muslim Brotherhood (MB). Wed, 28 Nov 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/cfc40080-e57c-4911-bc9b-4d7ea75c155L/egyp-n28.html 2012-11-28T05:00:00Z Mass protest against Mursi set for Egypt’s Tahrir Square http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/11/murs-n27.html Rival mass protest will be staged today, provoked by President Mohamed Mursi’s decree granting himself virtually dictatorial powers. Tue, 27 Nov 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/32015355-7c18-4947-af18-db93fbbeb7bJ/murs-n27.html 2012-11-27T05:00:00Z Rebel soldiers advance in Congo http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2012/11/cong-n27.html Rebel soldiers attached to the Movement M 23 are continuing to advance in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Tue, 27 Nov 2012 05:00:00 GMT http://www.wsws.org/asset/f3a3fc3a-35ff-4d16-b449-4f8f90a92e7O/cong-n27.html 2012-11-27T05:00:00Z