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Commemorating Kamuzu Day in 2015

By Mac Neil Kalowekamo BLANTYRE, MALAWI. Malawi commemorated this year’s Kamuzu Day on Thursday the 14th of May with this event still courting mixed reactions and feelings in the multi-party democracy era. 14th May was…


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No to coup, no to third term

Burundi needs democracy and respect for the rule of law Patricia Daley While there have been jubilations in the streets in Bujumbura because of the ‘attempted’ military coup on 13 May after just under three…




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Poem: This is the right plant

Poem by Noel Zacharia In this peom Noel Zacharia talks about the enormous industrial, medicinal and nutritional values of a certain natural plant and urges on the law makers, policy makers, legal experts, medical doctors…



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Deadly disinformation

War, the mainstream media and the tragic death of African refugees Julie Lévesque The tragic death of hundreds of refugees last week in the Mediterranean Sea has once again brought to light the deadly hypocrisy…


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Riots, rebellion and the Black working class

Lee Sustar looks at the changing dynamics of African American urban rebellion–from the uprising in Watts 50 years ago this summer to the eruption in Baltimore today. May 6, 2015 THE UPRISING in Baltimore over…