Nigeria

U.S. expands military operations in Africa, EU joins in

Reports indicate that the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) is expanding its operations on the continent. A series of naval maneuvers…

April 24, 2014

Kidnapping off Nigeria exposes U.S. expanded role

A series of military operations and engagements in the countries of West Africa near the Gulf of Guinea have exposed…

November 1, 2013

Workers’ strikes span Africa

While developments in Egypt in the aftermath of the military coup and massacres of Muslim Brotherhood supporters have dominated the…

August 29, 2013

Silicon Valley 10: Workers 0

The writer is a May 1 Coalition for Worker and Immigrant Rights ­co-coordinator. The momentum for achieving so-called immigration reform…

May 30, 2013

Novelist Chinua Achebe bared colonialism’s impact

“Things Fall Apart” and “No Longer at Ease” are perhaps the best known novels to emerge from not only Africa…

March 27, 2013

Africa-South America Summit calls for cooperation

Some 63 governments from two continents took part in the Third Africa-South America Summit, held in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, under…

March 10, 2013