What if you survey African literature professors to find out which works and writers are most regularly taught? Only a few canonical ones continue to dominate curricula.
The government of Zimbabwe has decided it does not care whether Zimbabweans live or die.
If we are to see the other side of the pandemic, we must emerge with a new imagination of how we are to strengthen and build strong working-class movements that will challenge imperialism and neocolonialism.
When considering Herman Mashaba’s new political plans, the South African public must reckon with the former mayor of Johannesburg's actual record.
We should honor Professor Ernest Wamba dia Wamba by carrying on his life's work.
Ghana’s ruling party has proposed a new law to control the country’s public universities. The country’s academics are fighting it.
A fan of rapper Naira Marley writes that it will take more than counter-cultural popularity to effect any tangible change in Nigeria.
Burundian refugees in Nakivale Refugee Settlement in Uganda are enacting grassroots responses to COVID-19.
Western media coverage of Ethiopia’s political crisis turns a blind eye to the grassroots movement behind the protests.
In Sudan's capital, security forces arbitrarily enforce a haphazard lockdown.
Local traditions of crisis management—especially those resistant to predatory capitalism—have largely been forcibly shed along the path to “development.” The age of COVID-19 is the time to recover them.
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