Africa Watch




Africa Doesn't Matter - How the West has failed the poorest continent - Giles Bolton


Africa Articles

"Raise the Alarm Loudly" - Africa confronts the AIDS epidemic
A Continent in Crisis - Africa and Globalization
Don't Patronize Africa: Give Trade, Not Aid
Cultivating African Anti-Capitalism
Africa's Struggles Today
Death by Diamonds
Diamonds of Death

Diamonds in the Rough (5/04)
The Scramble for Africa (5/04)
Making a Killing - Private military firms & humanitarian intervention in Africa (5/04)
African Food for Africa's Starving Is Roadblocked in Congress (10/05)
The Invisible Continent - Africa (5/06)
John Ghazvinian interviewed about book - "Untapped: The Scramble for Africa's Oil" - May 17, 2007
The Americans Have Landed [Africa] (6/07)
Say No to Africom (11/07)
Darfurism, Uganda and the U.S. War in Africa - The Spectre of Continental Genocide (11/07)
AFRICOM - Bush's Militarization of Africa (2/08)
African Dictatorships and Double Standards (7/08)
Africa: The Next Victim in Our Quest for Cheap Oil (7/08)
The New Scamble for Africa (7/08)
Merchants of Death: Exposing Corporate-financed Holocaust in Africa (12/08)
Who is Mogae? - Africa's contemporary democratic leaders (4/09)
Why Africa depends on handouts (7/09)
AFRICOM: America's War on Terror in Africa - British Anthropologist Jeremy Keenan interviewed by Amy Goodman (8/09)
Colonialism Reclaiming Africa? (8/09)
Food, water driving 21st-century African land grab (3/10)
America's First War in Africa - US AFRICOM Launches Large-Scale Offensive In Somalia (3/10)
NATO: AFRICOM's partner in penetrating Africa (3/10)


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North Africa

The Algerian Tragedy Continues
Baker's Bargain - Morocco / Western Sahara
Qaddafi vs. New World Order
Today's Costliest Civil War (Sudan)
Disputed Oil Production in Southern Sudan
Sudan: Mixing Oil and Blood
Genocide in Sudan (5/04)
Handwringing Over Genocide - Darfur, Sudan (12/04)
The Sudan & The Darfur (3/05)

Intifada in Western Sahara (8/05)
Genocide in Darfur - How the Horror Began (9/05)
In Mauritania, Democracy Takes Root (3/07)
China and USA in New Cold War over Africa's Oil Riches [Sudan] (5/07)

East Africa

Letter from Rwanda
Rwanda's Secret War - U. S. -backed destabilization of Central Africa (2/05)

Crime and Punishment [Rwanda] (12/05)
Rwandan genocide witnesses implicate French (11/06)
More Blood For Oil [Ethiopia and Somalia] (1/07)
Somalia - Warlordism, Ethiopian Invasion, Dictatorship, & America's Role (2/07)

Central Africa

U.S. Military and Corporate Recolonization of the Congo
Mobutu - downfall of US third world client
Mobutu - tale of a Tyrant
Cold War Legacy in Zaire
The Business of War in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Angola After Savimbi
U.S. Oil Politics in the "Kuwait of Africa"

Heart of Sadness: Congo
Silence = Rape - sexual violence spreads in the [DR] Congo (3/04)
Africa's Oil Tycoons (Angola)
First Challenge for the ICC - Central Africa (3/04)
The Looting of the Congo (5/04)

Congo Humanitarian Crisis the Worst (1/06)
Congo's Tragedy and Western Complicity (1/06)
Behind the Numbers - Untold Suffering in the Congo (3/06)

West Africa

Nigeria: In a Land of Oil and Agony
Shell in Nigeria - Project Underground
Assassins in Foreign Lands: Nigerian HR Activist Oronto Douglas
Days of Atonement - Nigeria
The Killing Fields - Oil ravages the Niger Delta
Nigeria: Shell of a State
Path to Peace - Sierra Leone emerges from 10 years of civil war
Bush's search for black gold [West Africa]
A $400 Million Pipe Dream: The West African GasPipeline Project
Blood Oil [Nigeria] (2/07)

Southern Africa

Letter from Zambia
US - South Africa collaboration in southern Africa
The Profits of Famine - Southern Africa's Long Decade of Hunger
Crimes Against Humanity and Zimbabwe
What Went Wrong in South Africa - WTO globalization (2/04)
Is Cosatu playing with the devil? - Investigating AFL-CIO Solidarity Center and NED in South Africa (12/06)
South Africa: The Liberation's Betrayal - John Pilger (10/08)

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