africa

World Beat

April 2000

CONGO Unfinished business of liberation fuels renewed civil war With civil war once again rending the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire), the United Nations Security Council voted at the… Read more »

AIDS in Africa: Bush’s bogus plan

August 2004

As AIDS wreaks devastation on the African continent, imagine a health service organization that’s reluctant to give out condoms to people who are HIV-positive but instead seeks to stem HIV… Read more »

Wildcat strikes sweep the garment industry

April 2007

Wildcat strikes, conducted by workers who are overwhelmingly women, have hit the garment industry in several countries. The actions, which include everything from walkouts to factory occupations, most recently hit… Read more »