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The African continent is mostly reported as a land of poverty, civil strife and endless lines of begging hands. Problems facing the continent are portrayed and communicated mostly by foreign eyes through the monopoly-controlled news media.
By publishing African Agenda, Third World Network Africa aims to provide a different, more complex and nuanced perspective. Open your eyes and ears to an African perspective on critical issues such as trade, the environment, gender and sustainable development.

Trade Wars: The Pain and the Gain

With trade wars topping the news agenda, who’s feeling the pain and who’s seeing gains? And what does the ongoing wrangling mean for developing countries? Amid tit for tat tariff hikes between the United States and China, trade is...

From trade war to global anarchy?

The arrest of a top Huawei executive may spark a conflict that could cripple America’s rivals and unleash chaos in the world, contends *Martin Khor We shouldn’t be misled into thinking that the “trade war” between the United States...

Sanctions of mass destruction: US war on Venezuela

From the first moment Hugo Chavez took office, the US has been trying to overthrow Venezue-la’s socialist movement by using sanctions, coup attempts, and funding the opposition parties. After all, there is nothing more undemocratic than a coup d’état,...