Only occasionally do Africa’s hidden wars make the front pages, as with
the recent coverage of the refugee crisis in Darfur in western Sudan.
Yet the Sudanese conflict has been raging for years with virtually no
mention in the Western press.
Today (7 July) two members of the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM),
Ojo Olajire (OJ) and Peluola Adewale (Pelad), were arrested by members
of Nigerian Police Force at Oshodi bus stop, in Oshodi Isolo local
government in Lagos State.
The Committee for a Workers’ International deeply regrets to announce
the death, at the age of 41, of Rotimi Ewebiyi, a leader of the
Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) in Nigeria and a member of the CWI’s
International Executive Committee.
Thursday 27 May the Socialist Student Movement at the Westville campus
of the newly "merged" University of KwaZulu-Natal organised a march
against the exclusion from financial aid of hundreds of students.
While South Africa is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the end of the
Apartheid regime, students at Wits University in Johannesburg are
protesting against cuts in university funding and cuts in student