Zimbabwe: 'Up in Arms' Against Despair, Greed
[The Herald]AS Heroes Day commemorations approach, it is imperative to reflect on what those sons and daughters of an oppressed and disparaged peasantry were up in arms against, as they sacrificed life and limb with the hope of bettering their lot.As they peacefully lie under the free sod of soil that they fought for, would they not be tempted to stir in ire as some seem to kill the spirit of the revolution in the wake of gravy trains?
Africa: How a Million Migrants Are Building a New Empire in Africa
[African Arguments]When, midway through the American journalist Howard French's new book, a Zambian politician tells him dejectedly that "we are not a poor people but we have crowned ourselves with poverty," the phrase resonates with the experience of many countries is modern-day Africa.
Africa: Imperialism's New Strategies
[Fahamu]A review of 'Divide and Ruin: The West's Imperial Strategy in an Age of Crisis', by Dan Glazebrook, published by Liberation Media, 2013