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Imperialist Forces Attacked in Somalia

NRK reports that US and Italian soldiers have been attacked in Somalia. Italy was a colonial power in Somalia and occupied large portions of the country under the name “Italian Somaliland” from the 1880s until the 1960s, interrupted only by British occupation during WWII.

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Norwegian-Swedish Imperialism in Ethiopia

Since 2009, through the operating company Etno Mining, they have been looking at a concession area that is 36 square kilometers larger than Drammen Municipality. An estimated 4 billion kroner worth of gold is expected to be recovered within the first period, and although Torsen claims that the estimate is speculative, he adds that it is a conservative estimate.

By contrast, Ethiopia expects to receive only 1 billion kroner on mining exports in 2019. These numbers reveal clearly the Norwegian imperialism’s adventure in West Africa for the plundering raid that it is.

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Sudan: Brutal Attack on Demonstrations

The military has deposed the old despot and established a military junta in the country, but the masses’ protests continue. The leader for the uprising describes the political changes as merely internal rearrangements within the regime. They demand real changes.