Focus on Haiti – The Politics of Rice

By Al Jazeera English January 25, 2010 – aljazeera.net IN 2008, in the midst of the global food crisis, we travelled to Haiti to look at the politics of rice – how such a fertile country became dependent on food aid. In the wake of this current disaster, that dependence is – initially – going to deepen. (more…)
January 26th, 2010 bye Africa Speaks 
August 23rd, 2009 bye Africa Speaks 

K’Naan on Somali Pirates -There is a reason why this started

http://www.hardknock.tv sat down with K’Naan to talk about what is going on in Somalia with the Somali Pirates. K’Naan explains the other side of the story which is being neglected by the mainstream media. K’Naan also stopped by our studios to perform “Somalia” which is one of the new tracks on his new album Troubadour. His also spit a freestyle and sat down for a lengthy...

March 6th, 2009 bye Africa Speaks 

John Henrik Clarke – A Great and Mighty Walk

This video chronicles the life and times of the noted African-American historian, scholar and Pan-African activist John Henrik Clarke (1915-1998). Both a biography of Clarke himself and an overview of 5,000 years of African history, the film offers a provocative look at the past through the eyes of a leading proponent of an Afrocentric view of history. From ancient Egypt and Africa’s other great...

September 13th, 2008 bye Tyehimba 

Usain Bolt wins the 100m and 200m Finals

August 16, 2008: Usain Bolt wins the 100m Final in Beijing and sets a new 9.69 world record Lightning-fast Bolt wins Olympic 100m BEIJING – Track and field needs a new hero. It got one Saturday night who can fly. In the most outrageous display of speed to ever burn across the Olympic Games, Usain Bolt of Jamaica rocketed to gold in winning the men’s 100m dash in 9.69 seconds — not...

August 20th, 2008 bye Africa Speaks 

Coconut Revolution (Bougainville: Our Island, Our Fight)

This is an incredible modern-day story of a native peoples’ victory over Western globalization. Sick of seeing their environment ruined and their people exploited by the Panguna Mine, the Pacific island of Bougainville rose up against the giant mining corporation, Rio Tinto Zinc. The newly formed Bougainville Revolutionary Army began fighting with bows and arrows and sticks and stones against...

August 17th, 2008 bye Africa Speaks 

Cashless Society

Video from South Africa. Cashless Society-Hottentot Hop
June 5th, 2008 bye Africa Speaks 

Interview: Zimbabwe Ambassador

Zimbabwe’s Ambassador to the U.S., Dr. Machivenyika Mapuranga, was the featured guest on the LaRouche Show – April 12, 2008
May 23rd, 2008 bye Africa Speaks 

Zimbabwe’s Land Grab and Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s Land Grab and Robert Mugabe
May 22nd, 2008 bye Africa Speaks