The “Africa needs help” vs. “No! Africa can teach you lessons!” is tiring. Other than benefiting a few pundits, are we deriving any value from it?
Guinea, more than ever, needs an inclusive debate not only on the function of the state, but also on the nature of our institutions and therefore the very state of the republic.
It’s the first time an African president appears to have rigged an election, not in favor of his hand-picked successor, but in favor of an opposition politician.
Mezut Ozil called out racism in Germany. So what happened to the conversation about dual heritage, racism and immigration there?
The state of politics in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and those working to build a new future there.
Despite what Dangote wants us to believes about the magical power of entrepreneurship, his business savvy alone is not why he made it.
Will Germany recognize its brutal, colonial history and how it will mark or memorialize that violent period.
South Africa may be Kabila’s closest bilateral ally and represents a key lifeline for his continued grip on power.
Opportunities like China’s One Belt One Road Initiative cannot simply be ignored, but should be engaged with critically.
In the film, “Maman Colonelle,” a Congolese policewoman takes on ghosts of the past.
What are the political dynamics that may have led to the adoption of Germany’s ambitious framework to reinvigorate Africa’s development.
Congo needs fewer metanarratives from the West and more of Radio Tele Manika.
Yvonne Seon, later a college professor, thought Lumumba was a “decisive leader” that “cared deeply about his people.”
‘Virunga’ is an important film, even if it lacks perspectives from local stakeholders.