South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari on state visit
International News

Africa, IMF Conditionality and the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Abayomi Azikiwe African states across the continent have enacted stringent measures aimed at containing the spread of COVID-19. From Kenya, to Egypt and South Africa, governmental leaders, labor unions, community organizations and professional groupings […]

World Health Organization Director General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Domestic News

Trump Administration Attacks on the WHO Highlights Imperialist Policy on COVID-19 Pandemic

By Abayomi Azikiwe United States President Donald Trump has launched a verbal attack against the World Health Organization (WHO) and its Director General Dr. Tedros Ahhanom Ghebreyesus. The WHO is an international agency affiliated with […]

AFRICOM in the Sahel -
Domestic News

United States Continues Imperialist Policies Despite COVID-19 Pandemic

By Abayomi Azikiwe Countries throughout the globe are focusing on the eradication of the COVID-19 pandemic which has infected nearly a million people and killed over 45,000. During the early phase of the detection of […]

Zimbabwe billboard advertising ZANU-PF National People's Conference during Dec. 2019.
International News

ZANU-PF Holds 18th National People’s Conference with a Focus on Economic Revitalization

By Abayomi Azikiwe Southern African Development Community (SADC) states are facing monumental challenges in the coming decade. Sixteen member-governments in the sub-continent have adopted strategies aimed at economic growth and sustainable development, which are connected […]

Zimbabwe President Robert G. Mugabe casket carried by soldiers to Rufaro Stadium on September 12, 2019.
International News

Zimbabwe Proclaims Former President Mugabe (1924-2019) a National Hero

By Abayomi Azikiwe During the early morning hours of September 6, a news item shook the international community saying that President Robert Gabriel Mugabe, known affectionately as “Gushungo”, had passed away at the age of […]

39th Summit of SADC
International News

Western Governments Seek Rationale for Maintenance of Zimbabwe Sanctions

By Abayomi Azikiwe A number of imperialist states have issued a statement criticizing the Zimbabwe security forces for a decision, backed up by the judiciary, to restrict the activities of an opposition party which has […]

International News

Imperialism continues the economic strangulation of Zimbabwe

By Abayomi Azikiwe Amid power outages, fuel shortages and currency devaluation, the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe is attempting bring economic stability to the Southern African state. With the inauguration of a Second Republic […]

Cyclone Idai
International News

Cyclone Idai causes devastation compounding economic challenges in the Southern Africa region

By Abayomi Azikiwe Governments throughout the Southern African Development Community (SADC) are working feverishly to provide relief to millions of people affected by cyclone Idai, a category three-to-four storm which has severely impacted three states, […]

International News

Solidarity with Zimbabwe

By Fighting Words staff Members and allies of the December 12 Movement in New York City welcomed Zimbabwe’s new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, with rallies and marches in Harlem on September 22 and outside the United […]