ESWATINI | A Discussion on Strategy, Tactics and Programme in the emaSwati Revolution

In recent months the MWP has taken part in a series of discussions with activists from eSwatini. We publish below an edited version of a letter written following discussions we were honoured to recently host in person. In making the letter more widely available we offer it as a contribution to the discussions on strategy, tactics and programme that are currently gripping emaSwati activists. [click to read more]

Burkina Faso

BURKINA FASO | “Popular” Coup Marks New Turn in Revolutionary Process

On Monday 24 January 2022, a group of military officers toppled the government in Burkina Faso. The new junta has suspended the constitution and the National Assembly and placed President Kabore in detention. No doubt, this development marks a new turn in the revolutionary process which began nine years ago when a two-day mass uprising toppled the 27-year-old dictatorship of Blaise Campaore. [click to read more]


ESWATINI | The Struggle Must be for Democracy AND Socialism

Over the last several months protests have rocked eSwatini. The masses have taken to the streets to end the dictatorship of King Mswati III with greater militancy than ever before. We salute the heroism of the emaSwati workers and youth. The key task facing revolutionaries in eSwatini is to place the working class in the leadership of the democracy movement armed with a programme for the creation of a workers’ and small farmers’ government and socialism. [click to read more]


MOZAMBIQUE | Military Intervention Will Solve Nothing

A disaster is unfolding in Cabo Delgado. In 2020 alone there were 570 “violent incidents”. Nearly 3,000 have died so far and over 700,000 have been displaced. Atrocities against the local population are being committed by both the insurgents and the Mozambican army and security forces. For many the SADC intervention may seem necessary to put an end to the possibility of the insurgency spreading. But it will not only fail; it will aggravate the crisis. [click to read more]