The erratic electricity supply in Nigeria in many ways defines the contours of possibility in everyday life and death in Nigeria.
Structural Adjustment Programs, implemented by the World Bank and IMF in developing countries, leave the administrative state especially unequipped to deal with climate change.
A Supreme Court ruling in the UK could set a precedent for multinational corporations to more vigorously account for the human and environmental impacts of their operations.
There is a long history of white artists representing black people in France, reproducing stereotypes and failing to capture the people they claim to represent.
Two sides of the same e-waste documentary.
Remembering Joe Miller, a historian of eastern Angola and central Africa, who died at 79 on 12 March 2019.
The popular myth holds that most South African major resistance leaders come from its coastal regions. That's not been the case since the mid-1970s.
The post-independence fates of Zimbabwean student activists who fought the Rhodesian regime.
Why do so many of the urban poor support John Mahama and Ghana’s opposition National Democratic Congress?
Why a military-only approach against Boko Haram in the countries bordering Lake Chad will always fail: it doesn’t address the root causes of political conflict there.
Combating Zionism requires a vision that pays no credence to ethno-nationalism. As the world reconsiders the one-state solution, South Africa should lead the way.
Cameroon claims to be a democracy, then why are even moderates like Maurice Kamto in jail?
Omar al Bashir has fallen in Khartoum. Beyond regime change—managed by the military—there’s a deeper economic crisis.
When Ruud Gullit won the Ballon d’Or in 1987, he dedicated the award to the imprisoned Nelson Mandela. Then Gullit made a reggae song about Apartheid.
Even with the contradictory and violent policies of many African contexts, is emigration to the continent from toxic, racist, rightwing Brazil a viable option for Afro-Brazilians?
A Dutch woman of Ugandan descent reflects on growing up with Zwarte Piet.
What does the election of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro mean for Brazilians of African descent?
South Africa's white nationalists are finally in the spotlight, thanks to Donald Trump. Nobody likes what they see.
Rapper YoungstaCPT’s headspace is shaped by Cape Town’s history.
The photo series Another Way Home captures how migration effects families, communities and individuals—those who travel and those who stay behind.
If in India there has been an investment in myth of Mohandas Gandhi as a non-racial icon, in South Africa Gandhi also has his defenders.
Rapper Jovi has inducted himself into a club of Cameroonian artists who have embraced their own truths in the face of adversity.
Judi Rever’s account of the Rwandan genocide and its aftermath challenges the official narrative.
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.