Marcel Gascón Barberá
Marcel Gascón Barberá is a freelance journalist. He lives in Johannesburg and writes for several Spanish and international publications. He has previously worked as a correspondent for EFE Spanish News Agency in Romania, South Africa and Venezuela.
A quest for unchecked power

A quest for unchecked power

Press freedom: the fiercest battle How South African private media played a pivotal role in mobilising civil society to expose a corrupt president and his cronies What is it to be an “African journalist”? Working in African countries can mean operating in challenging conditions, with limited resources and sometimes restrictive political environments. African media have […]

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A revolution of the aspiring bourgeoisie

A revolution of the aspiring bourgeoisie

African communism: a pragmatic approach Communism was not a decisive force anywhere in Africa until the cold war made the continent a priority for the Soviet Union A high level of industrialisation is, according to Marx and Engels, the crucial trait of societies ripe for revolution. Since they first published The Communist Manifesto in 1848, […]

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The Cinderella of sustainable development goals

The Cinderella of sustainable development goals

  SDG 6: clean water and sanitation More than 900 million Africans lack water-flushed toilets, hand-washing facilities, clean drinking water and related services By Marcel Gascón Barberá Giving everyone access to clean water and sanitation might well be the least engaging of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS) set by the UN in 2015 to address […]

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Keeping it in the family

Keeping it in the family

African dynasties: a common phenomenon By Marcel Gascón Barberá Political dynasties have not been an uncommon phenomenon in post-colonial Africa. In Togo and Gabon, two families have been ruling for decades. Hereditary transmission of power is also a reality in the DRC, where Joseph Kabila succeeded his father after the latter’s assassination, and where power […]

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Marcel Gascón Barberá
Marcel Gascón Barberá is a freelance journalist. He lives in Johannesburg and writes for several Spanish and international publications. He has previously worked as a correspondent for EFE Spanish News Agency in Romania, South Africa and Venezuela.