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Columnist: LAWRENCE FREEMAN

While China is Africas biggest bilateral creditor, most of the continents debt is due to private Western holders of African debt, according to a new study. Photo: PowerChina

Time to End Clap-Trap About ‘Debt-Trap Diplomacy’ in Africa!

Jun 14, 2022 | Feature Article

Africa rsquo;s Bigger Worry Is Western Bondholders-Study Finds, an article in the South Chin ...

Jun 8, 2022 | Feature Article

My colleague, PD Lawton, creator of: africana ...

May 17, 2022 | Feature Article

In recent months there have been an abundance of reports on how the conflict in Ukraine is exacerbating food scarcit ...

Apr 19, 2022 | Feature Article

This presentation by physical economist and Africa analyst, Lawrence Freeman, was part of an international confer ...

Apr 18, 2022 | Feature Article

President Abraham Lincoln, who was assassinated on April 15, 1865, was arguably the greatest U.S. President, but I w ...

Apr 14, 2022 | Feature Article

April 12 marked the seventy-seventh anniversary of the 1945 death of Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR), the 32nd[ ...

Jan 25, 2022 | Feature Article

Editor rsquo;s note: Lawrence Freeman is a Political-Economic Analyst on Africa, who has been involved in ...

Dec 22, 2021 | Feature Article

Why I Came to Ethiopia I was on the ground in Addis Ababa, from November 28 ndash; December 10, to defen ...

Nov 2, 2021 | Feature Article

Mahammadu Buhari, president of Nigeria, issued a forceful statement (printed below) to the COP26 Summit, on the n ...

Aug 1, 2021 | Feature Article

Knowledgeable American analysts of U.S.-African relations are disturbed by the U.S. government rsquo;s treatment of ...

Jul 12, 2021 | Feature Article

Bellow is a very informative article by my colleague, PD Lawton, creator of the website AfricanAfenda.net, on ...

Jul 12, 2021 | Feature Article

ldquo;Congo is sitting in the centre of Africa and when you have got no infrastructure in DRC, you are hinder ...

Jul 12, 2021 | Feature Article

On June 21, the Ethiopian people voted in peaceful fortitude to advance their nation towards democracy. Voting in th ...

Jun 7, 2021 | Feature Article

Is the United States rsquo; continued escalation of hostile policy towards Ethiopia preparing the groundwork to supp ...

May 22, 2021 | Feature Article

In the article below; Energy for Africa: The Power to Industrialize and Reach Zero Poverty, author PD ...

About Author
LAWRENCE FREEMAN, POLITICAL-ECONOMIC ANALYST FOR AFRICA…
is an outspoken opponent of the current policies of neo-colonialism. He is a highly respected researcher, writer, and speaker on a variety of topics concerning Africa. An outspoken critic of the ICC attacks on African countries, Freeman led a delegation of American State Legislators to Sudan, who subsequently exposed the charges that the Khartoum government was engaged in slavery as fraudulent. Insisting that Africa no longer be forced to live in a dark age, he has consistently brought African governments a roadmap for transformative infrastructure projects. As the author of dozens of articles and reports on Africa, having travelled to the continent 25 times, Freeman served as a member of AFRICOM’s Advisory Committee under U.S. General Kip Ward. Most recently, he was appointed Vice Chairman of the Lake Chad Basin Scientific Committee and is currently working on a project to replenish the shrinking Lake Chad. Presently, he is teaching courses on the history of Africa, utilizing his decades of experience and knowledge.

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