Mozambique’s food riots

Mozambique’s food riots

The true face of global warming. The violence in Maputo is just the latest manifestation by Raj PatelThe Observer, Sunday 5 September 2010It has been a summer of record temperatures – Japan had its hottest summer on record, as did South Florida and New York....

China, Tibet and the left | by Charlie Hore

The riots and protests in Tibet earlier this year were the most significant since China’s takeover in the 1950s. Together with the protests that have accompanied the Olympic torch relay around the world, they have shown that Tibetan nationalism remains a potent force...

Letters to the editor | Amandla Issue 22/23

While the socialist left are playing their violins our townships are bleedingAt what stage is the left going to respond to the horrendous killings that are a daily feature of life on the Cape Flats? Are you not losing an opportunity to intervene in a meaningful way...
South Africa’s New Apartheid | by Sabine Cessou

South Africa’s New Apartheid | by Sabine Cessou

A group of building workers relaxed on the pavement in central Cape Town, enjoying their lunch break. Every minute was precious; nobody was in a hurry to get back to work. “They pay us peanuts,” said a bricklayer with a gold tooth. On the equivalent of...