Tag Archives | Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

  • Africa is Burning!

    Africa is burning! DRC in environmental crisis

    Much attention is paid to the ongoing environmental crises engulfing the regions of South Asia, North America, and Europe, and rightfully so. The global climate crisis—as well as environmental injustice generally—is contiguous and virulent. But much less attention, however, is paid to the ongoing ecological crisis of Africa; the mother of all civilization.

  • Elizabeth II dancing with Nkrumah, 1961

    Africa struggles with neo-colonialism

    After a quarter century of economic stagnation, African economic recovery early in the 21st century was under great pressure even before the pandemic, due to new trade arrangements, falling commodity prices and severe environmental stress.