Africa

National liberation and state power - An anarchist critique of the MPLA in Angola

A text written around 1980 by Martin Spence outlining a critique of the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), and national liberation struggles in general.

Morocco: miners from Jbel Awam on trial

Twenty-nine of the striking miners went on trial today facing charges that include unarmed rebellion.

Cameroon: Primary school teachers to strike

A Cameroon primary school

Teachers have given official notice of strike action from October 2nd to October 5th, this will coincide with the anniversary of the 1966 UNESCO recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers.

Ivory Coast: Medical strike enters ninth day

The all-out strike, with no minimum service, continues, leaving hospitals practically deserted.

Morocco: Striking miners arrested at Jbel Awam

Miners at Jbel Awam in the Middle Atlas mountains of Morocco were arrested after police invaded their camp on Tuesday morning.

Sénégal: entire workforce fired for wildcat strike

Management at Mèches Darling have fired the entire workforce after a wildcat action.

France: petrol workers win bonus

The strike was launched on Monday at 4am by fuel delivery workers on the island of Réunion from the CFDT union.

Central African Republic: teachers threaten strike

Secondary and primary school teachers are threatening strike action over wage arrears.

Mali: Strike by university workers

Workers at the National centre for university works (CENOU) went on strike today after management "completely ignored" their demands.

South Africa: death at housing demonstration

A protester was accidentally killed during clashes between police and Soweto residents demanding improved housing conditions.