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Monday, November 30, 2020
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NObama! South Africans prepare to protest Obama visit

On June 20, a growing group of organizations gathered at Community House in Salt River to form the NObama Coalition Cape Town, aligning itself to the already formed NObama Johannesburg. The aim of the coalition is to mobilize widespread protest against Obama’s visit to Africa while exposing U.S. imperialism.

Congo: Let’s be frank about Dodd-Frank

Dodd-Frank and its proponents penalize the people of eastern Congo but do little to curtail the militias and their backers. Congress should confront the real causes of the conflict, which are failed leadership and corruption in Congo’s capital, Kinshasa, and predatory policies of Rwanda and Uganda, which destabilize eastern Congo while benefiting from the mineral trade.

Mining for bling

Vanguard journalist and Current TV producer Christof Putzel traces gold to its origins in one of Africa's biggest gold mines in the Democratic Republic...

In Focus: Congo’s Bloody Coltan

Produced by the Pulitzer Center, "Congo's Bloody Coltan" is a quick glimpse at coltan's role in Congo's civil war. It was featured on "Foreign...