The books that the author, a Cameroonian novelist, has been reading share an ethics of political engagement, a quest for identity and cultural inventory, and an ear for the voices and harmonies of African languages.
The novelist on 3 books he returns to: by Wole Soyinka, Ibn Khaldun, and a third on the history and the system of writing of an early 20th-century Cameroonian king.
Cameroonian economist Joseph Tchundjang Pouemi died in 1984, either poisoned or by suicide. His ideas about the international monetary system and the CFA franc are worth revisiting.
Artist Adjani Okpu-Egbe, interrogates sovereignty and solidarity in southwest Cameroon, for what is known as Ambazonia, and beyond.
Thoughts on the conclusion of the 2021 African Cup of Nations.
La longue histoire du classisme et de l'homophobie dans les espaces publics et médiatiques au Cameroun.
The long history of classism and homophobia in public and media spaces in Cameroon.
The political philosopher Achille Mbembe’s latest book asks us to emerge from the enclosure of race.
What will it take for the decades-old regime of Cameroon’s President Paul Biya to address the root cause of the country’s senseless conflict?
Mbembe’s work serves as a guide to understand our fragmented global present and the urgent matter of charting ways out of our shared dark night.
In the shadow of the US election, this Tuesday on AIAC Talk, we talk African immigration to the United States with Abraham Zere and Aya Saed.
The stories of African immigrants to the United States tell vivid tales of unimaginable anti-Blackness through foreign terrains.
Are we capable of rediscovering that each of us belongs to the same species, that we have an indivisible bond with all life?
Are the international community and the African Union really powerless to stop the fratricidal war in Cameroon, or are they just indifferent?
The use of a singular narrative to explain the divisions within Cameroon belies the reality that both anglophones and francophones are complicit in the conflict.
Rémanences autoritaire, oligarchique et mâlecentrée de l’espace politique camerounais.
Authoritarianism, oligarchy, and patriarchy governs the Cameroonian political landscape.
The statistics and scenes of violence against black immigrants in South Africa are horrible. A young Cameroonian student in South Africa writes about what it is like to live under such insecurity.
The fate of Cameroon's women's national football team, like much else in the country, is a reflection of the sorry state of its politics.
While many African Christians can only imagine a white Jesus, others have actively promoted a vision of a brown or black Jesus, both in art and in ideology.