It is now five months since mass protests broke out in Algeria at the prospect of another term as president for the octogenarian Abdelaziz Bouteflika. The movement rapidly gathered momentum, including general strike action and mass demonstrations. We carry a recent statement by the comrades of Gauche Révolutionnaire and El Yassar el Thawri...


Nearly two months after the overthrow of the former dictator Omar al-Bashir, who ruled Sudan for 30 years, the struggle between revolution and counter revolution has entered a critical stage. Protests against the former dictator began in December 2018. He was removed from power to try and contain the developing revolutionary movement. The...


The 2019 general elections will be seen, in time, as the most important one since the advent of democracy. For the first time since 1994, on 8 May this year, less than half the voting age population (49.8%) actually voted. Of the 35.8 million eligible voters only 26.8 million registered. Only 65.9% voted - the lowest since 1994. A full 18m did...


Comrade Abiodun Bamigboye is a leading member of Democratic Socialist Movement and acting National Chairperson of the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN). He was also the Oyo state governorship candidate of the SPN during the last general elections. He was arrested by the police operatives the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) at the...


Four months of mass struggle on the streets, with a ceaseless flow of demonstrations, strikes, occupations and sit-ins, culminated in the removal from power of dictator Omar al-Bashir one month ago. Since then, a continuing mass sit-in in front of the headquarters of the General Command of the Sudanese Army in Khartoum, and smaller occupations...


The overthrow of Omar al Bashir by the Sudanese masses on 11 April is one of the most momentous events in the modern history of the Sudanese masses, on the continent and in the Middle East. It has simultaneously inspired the masses throughout Africa and instilled fear in despotic regimes in the region.


After 30 years of dictatorship in Sudan, historic mass protests have achieved the fall of President Omar Al-Bashir in a forced ‘palace coup’ by the generals. Following this, a ‘transitional military council’ was established, with defence minister Amhed Awad Ibn Auf sworn in as president.


Bowing to weeks of mass protests and a deluge of workers’ strikes, Algeria’s senile and octogenarian President, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, resigned on Tuesday 2 April. This news has been received with huge enthusiasm and scenes of celebration on Algerian streets. It marks a turning point in the burgeoning revolutionary struggle which exploded in...


Bouteflika, the hated president of Algeria, is gone! But the Algerian people are by no means giving up their struggle. This is despite the way the regime is constantly taunting the demonstrators, trying to frighten them and spread false information to tarnish the image of the movement. But it is because the regime is afraid it takes this...


Every Friday, since 22 February, hundreds of thousands of Algerians have been protesting against their infirm president - the figurehead of a decades'-long ruling clique - who is standing for a fifth term of...


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