The Rugby Championship, the World Cup, and Springbok politics in South Africa.
A collective of artists and architects are working to reimagine public space through site-specific installations in abandoned property developments in Ghana’s capital city.
The experience of studying Africa in London makes the writers question the validity of “African Studies” as is currently taught in Britain.
The midfielder Augustine “Jay Jay” Okocha is arguably one of Nigeria’s best men’s football players ever. It is his birthday today, August 14th.
Ultras or extreme fans of football clubs in Morocco use their collective identity to push for social and political demands.
On the Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA) the organized force behind the revolutionary uprising in Sudan.
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.
The mineworkers were active agents who sought to control their own destinies in the midst of plutocratic mine-owners and their “pocket trade union’s.”
The lesson of Marikana: neoliberalism has undergone a process of democracy-proofing that reached its zenith in South Africa
The astonishing lengths to which the South African state went to demean and diminish Marikana miners, dead and living, and their loved ones.
Some of the mythologies about Nelson Mandela don’t line up with actual histories.
One African feminist’s view on how social media clout chasing has stalled progressive politics.
The author on why she felt compelled to write another book on Nkrumah. This time on Western powers smearing Nkrumah as a Communist.
The writer critiques the legacy of Christian missionaries in Africa and making sure her own engagement with Ethiopia doesn’t morph into white saviorism.
Duane Jethro goes to South African fast food chain, Chicken Licken, to eat a Big John Burger, and finds out the postcolonial feelings it inspires.
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.
Following the new UN report on climate change and agricultural land use, we highlight the effects climate changes will have on communities in informal urban areas.
Sudanese living abroad are key to the uprising: raising awareness and support for political and social transformation back home.
How women farm workers in North Africa, specifically Morocco, are achieving justice on the job.
Last month the government of South Sudan passed a decree that the national anthem could not be sung not in the presence of the President. What could be behind this decision?
On Mohamed Hamdan Dagolo, known as Hemitti, the man behind the massacres against Sudanese protesters.