Abayomi Azikiwe

Major developments related to internal and external relations are taking place in Horn of Africa states. However, those new breakthroughs are threatened by western economic and military imperatives. 

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National harmonised parliamentary and presidential elections in the Southern African state of Zimbabwe were held on 30 July, but opposition forces rejected their outcome seeking to continue Western sanctions and attempted isolation.

The Trump administration withdraws from the United Nations Human Rights Council, while racism, social deprivation and war intensify. The administration, however, denies the escalating oppression and impoverishment of the masses. 

Delegates at the recently concluded BRICS Summit in South Africa made a public declaration against unilateralism coming from Washington. 

French President Emmanuel Macron meets with African leaders at AU summit in Mauritania | File

Contradictions between regional security and imperialist interventions marked the recently concluded ordinary African Union summit. 

From the Horn to Southern Africa similar destabilisation efforts were met with condemnation over attacks on political rallies. 

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Kim Jong-un’s third trip to China took place just one week after his historic summit in Singapore with United States President Donald Trump. 

Abayomi Azikiwe

Activists are promoting the need for a broad-based coalition of popular forces to fight for the rights of the working calss. 

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The summit between DPRK leader Kim Jong-un and his US counterpart Donald Trump in Singapore has drawn the attention of the international community given DPRK’s long tradition of struggle against imperialist military intervention.

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The Africa Liberation Day is held amid on-going struggles against imperialist militarism and economic exploitation. 

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