Review: The Last Colony by Philippe Sands

By Jeremy Dewar Between 1969 and 1973, Britain deported 1,500 islanders from their homes on the Chagos archipelago in the Indian Ocean. Many of them were descendants of African slaves, brought to the islands to work on coconut plantations, first by the Portuguese, then by the French. Twice removed from their homes, on both occasions […]

Jeremy Dewar  ·  16 October 2023

Coups challenge French hold over former African colonies

The increasing power of China and Russia is giving coups more chance of success

Workers Power  ·  08 September 2023

Coup in Niger exposes acute crisis of Sahel region

The spate of coups across the region reveals intensifying imperialist struggle for control of key resources.

Dave Stockton  ·  07 August 2023

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