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ANARCHIST RESOURCES IN AFRICA
Anarchist resources in Africa
"... nothing comes out of nothing. Every achievement requires continual effort and sacrifice. Anarchism needs to find unity of will and unity of action to define its historical role properly."
Piotr Arshinov, 1923, History of the Makhnovist Movement, 1918-1921
There were were movements aligned to, or influenced by anarchism in north Africa and parts of southern Africa - especially South Africa- in the early twentieth-century. You can find out more about them at our African anarchist history section.
Today, there are anarchists active in Nigeria, South Africa, Morocco, Egypt and other African countries. Here are some resources to help you find out more:
The African anarchist e-mail list:
We also strongly encourage you to join the African anarchist e-mail list: there are over 150 subscribers from around the continent and elsewhere. Click here for details. No racists or nationalists please.
Other anarchist resources on the net:
Anarchism has an enormous presence on the internet. Classical anarchist books are online, as well as magazines, resource pages and e-mail lists. Here are some sites to get you started:
The Organise list
If you are interested in revolutionary anarchism, you are strongly encouraged to subscribe to the "Organise" e-mail discussion list. Details may be found here.
As of Nov 2000 there were over 330 anarchists on Organise from countries that included Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Britain, Canada, Columbia, Chile, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Costa Rica, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, USA, Zambia, Denmark, Puerto Rica and Iceland.
BMC, suite no. 153, private bag X42, Braamfontein, 2017, South Africa