Museveni’s popularity has fallen since he first took power in following a guerrilla struggle in 1986 and recent months have relied on extreme repression to prevent Bobi Wine’s opposition from wresting power.
The Young Communist League of South Africa, the sister organisation of Britain’s YCL, has issued a statement on the mounting second COVID-19 wave in their country and on the new variant of the virus which is also affecting Britain.
The Communist Party has issued a statement condemning recognition by the United States and Israel of the Moroccan occupation of Western Sahara.
The Young Communist League has issued a statement condemning recognition of the Moroccan occupation of Western Sahara by the USA and recent violent attacks by Moroccan occupation forces.
As a humanitarian crisis threatens to spiral out of control in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, the Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed ignored the conflict to open a new highway in the south of the country. Ahmed won huge praise and a Nobel Peace Prize for his role in negotiating peace agreements for long-standing conflicts against internal rebel forces in Ethiopia and against their neighbours Eritrea. International praise of him has made way for criticism since the beginning of November however. His heavy-handed response to tensions with the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) has led to an outbreak of violence.
The World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) has issued a statement denouncing the ongoing occupation of Western Sahara by Morocco in breach of international law and recent violent actions which have included attacks on civilians.
After a build up of tension in recent years between the different regions and ethnicities, Ethiopia stands on a cliff edge a few steps away from falling into the abyss of civil war.
Sudan’s Forces for Freedom and Change alliance has issued a statement condemning the process of normalisation of relations between Sudan and Israel announced earlier this week.
On 20 October, the Lekki Toll Gate in Nigeria, after having been peacefully occupied by anti-SARS (Special Anti-Robbery Squad) protestors for several weeks, became a site of massacre.
The Communist Party has issued a statement following reports from international contacts about the shootings at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos, Nigeria, on Tuesday (20 October 2020).