Land reform in South Africa has to not only tackle racial inequalities of ownership, but also the power of chiefs and the Zulu royal family.
Why do people on the border between Nigeria and northern Cameroon refer to Boko Haram as slave holders?
The seamless continuity in industrial levels of imprisonment employed by the colonial and the modern South African state.
Protracted negotiations about a minimum wage for workers in Nigeria put the country’s unions where they belong: in front of the struggle for poor people.
The power of having a god who resembles us.
Passport privilege remains an entirely unaddressed, unsustainable inequity, and the most consistently overlooked factor that defines every single immigration debate and "crisis" of movement and migration.
Scandals like the one at More Than Me—the US charity that failed to protect school girls in its care from rape by staff—are common in even the most elite aid organizations.
Many African countries are by now capitalist societies and analytically need to be treated as such.
The link between knowing history and political agency in northern Ghana.
The identities, liberal or homophobe are cultural and political. They are not a perfect mirror of the narrative of homophobia in Africa.
Fees Must Fall (#FMF) brought student activism at South Africa’s elite universities into the global media spotlight. A new documentary zooms in on the case of Wits in Johannesburg.
Nigeria’s former finance minister wrote a book about her time in government. It is a thinly veiled attempt to clean up her image.
INTL BLK radio is back with a border crossing mix of Afrobeats and Zouk, as well as an interview with Sierra Leonean electronic music producer Lamin Fofana.
The consequences for land grabbing on the African continent could be devastating for the development goals of nations in the long term.
What economic gains are in the peace deal between longstanding foes?
Patricia De Lille, one of South Africa’s most popular post-apartheid politicians, claims she tried to redress spatial apartheid in Cape Town, but the legacy of her seven year run as mayor is one of violent forced removals and a refusal to upgrade informal settlements.
On the anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s passing—December, 5th 2013—reflecting on Africa’s place in African American politics and popular culture.
Hyper-partisan politics and shallow journalism obscured the implications of the protests at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
Who gets to host future editions of the men’s soccer World Cup is not just big business, but also a bargaining chip in international relations.