The rise of populism across the US and Western Europe has been well documented, but it is not only an American or European issue. The case of Lesotho.
The Marikana mine killings in August 2012 showed that South Africa’s problems are no longer specific to the apartheid legacy, but about more global issues of poverty and inequality.
For Zimbabweans, we’re back where we started, then. Hope, no change. Still.
In a new film, five young Zulu women set off on a trek in Africa’s oldest nature reserve, as the latter is threatened by coal mines and rhino poachers.
So far, the only real beneficiaries of the rapprochement between Ethiopia and Eritrea are Ethiopia and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki.
Is France's World Cup championship team a bellwether for France's political future?
"When the game is over in Russia, I’ll go play another at the field down the street. I’ll find a song to sing on the way."
The 2010 World Cup was tumultuous for France; both an athletic failure and a site of social conflict. The French Football Federation doesn't want to repeat it.
Fascists love Mbappé and hate Benzema. Between these two lies the problem of romanticizing the French team as an African team.
While the whiteness of the national rugby team continues to be a point of embarrassment for South Africa, on the fields of the Eastern Cape, both the past and the future of the game are black.
When former Springbok Ashwin Willemse walked off a SuperSport TV set, he forced conversations on racism in South African rugby and its sports media.
The complicated relationship of Jean -Paul Sartre and Frantz Fanon.
Photography has a long history in Ethiopia. Today a team of archivers is using it to collect the memories of Ethiopians between the 1940s and 1980s.
Organized US Soccer is perceived as middle class and white. Seattle, Washington wants to break with that via its professional women’s team.
The elite compromise of the early 1990s emphatically excluded the possibility of a comprehensive redistribution policy.
Public art, the vandalism of Nelson Mandela’s legacy for commerce and the spoiling of public space in Cape Town.
Her nudity wakes us up, either in protest or solidarity to the fact that everything is not okay in South Africa.
Where does this leave the majority of largely poor, black and unskilled people affected by the competing interests of powerful groups?
Would white women in the US have supported #MeToo in the same way if it had been started by women elsewhere in the world?
The author grapples with how to photograph the lives of her neighbors in a part of North East Nigeria, where Boko Haram is on a reign of terror.
When will the state-sanctioned violence in Cameroon be sufficient to cause Western nations to stop supporting President Paul Biya and his military?
Former US Congressman and Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums, who passed away recently, played a leading role in the global fight against South African Apartheid in the 1980s.
Recent events reveal the Mnangagwa administration in Zimbabwe will extend, if not intensify, the kleptocracy, corruption and repression of the Mugabe regime.
On the eve of Zimbabwe’s elections, it’s worth reflecting on the British government’s expropriation of Southern Rhodesia, and the mark that act left on the country 100 years later.
#TargetMalaria plans to introduce genetically modified mosquitoes to a remote village in Burkina Faso. Why do we need to be concerned?
In INTL BLK episode 5, deejays Chief Boima and Francesca Harding take a look at race and cultural difference in Latin America through the lens of trap music.