South Africa

Africa Day: No to French imperialism 

On the occasion of Africa Day, several hundred South African radical left activists gathered May 25 in front of the…

June 3, 2022

Archbishop Desmond Tutu – his spirit reflected a giant

This commentary, recorded by Prison Radio, aired on Democracy Now on Dec. 28. Archbishop Tutu visited Mumia Abu-Jamal in 2007,…

January 7, 2022

A tribute to Archbishop Desmond Tutu, a friend of Palestine

Our beloved global elder, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, became an ancestor on December 26, passing peacefully amongst his family the day…

January 4, 2022

A conversation with Susan Abulhawa on Zionism

The following interview with Palestinian activist and author Susan Abuhawa was conducted by Ted Kelly, May 3, 2021.   Susan…

May 17, 2021

Sharpeville massacre: A turning point in the anti-apartheid struggle

The following article first appeared on the front page of the April 1, 1960, issue of Workers World. The original…

March 19, 2021

South African Communist Party supports Extraordinary China-Africa Summit on Solidarity against Covid-19

The South African Communist Party (SACP) issued this statement on June 19. The South African Communist Party (SACP) welcomes the…

June 26, 2020

South African union center holds 13th Congress

Addressing the opening session of the 13th Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), President of the Republic of South…

October 2, 2018

Trump’s racist redirection and South Africa

This Aug. 21 was undoubtedly one of the roughest days of the Trump presidency. His former campaign manager Paul Manafort…

September 1, 2018

Lessons of the 1976 Soweto Rebellion

On June 16, 1976, students in the Southwest Townships (Soweto) outside of Johannesburg, South Africa, stayed home from school to…

June 12, 2016

No more Dylann Roofs!

The senseless and unspeakable massacre of nine Black people, ranging in ages from 26 to 87, in an historic church…

June 23, 2015