As the United States escalates its new cold war against Russia and China, there is now an urgent imperative to reject this cold war mentality of wanting to divide the world along old acrimonious lines.
There are wars in Africa and Asia and some are rarely commented on in the media, so why is Ukraine different?
Over July and August Rwandan soldiers were deployed in Mozambique, purportedly to fight ISIS terrorists. However, behind this campaign is French maneuvering that benefits an energy giant eager to exploit natural gas resources, and perhaps, some backroom deals over history.
The rise of the al-Shabaab insurgency in the Cabo Delgado province and the ‘hidden debt’ scandal are both linked to discovery of natural gas in Mozambique, a development that has far from benefited the people.
Vijay Prashad explores the role of multinational companies in the deepening social, economic and political crisis in Mozambique