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Angola’s Flash Mobs

There has been an increase in protest activity across sub-Saharan Africa recently: Burkina Faso’s citizen uprising dominated Africa-focused news outlets and twitter feeds as the president of the country resigned…..

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The Brazilian Election, Race

There’s a lot going on in the world these days, so you may not have been paying attention to Brazil. But the country has an extremely important election coming up…..

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The Dutch Media Drama

Guest Post by Martijn Kleppe Even though the Netherlands have been known for their tolerant attitude towards “immigrants”, the last couple of years have seen several debates about the role…..

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Kenya’s #purplezebra Spring

Political springs, as in social movements that topple and/or transform political regimes, occur when the youth of a nation get on the move. And that may be what happened in…..

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Do you need another rap film?

Not, “Do you want another rap?”, but two documentaries on Hip Hop, with a similar focus, set in the same country, Uganda. Which for me, makes the differences in their…..

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Postcard from Jo'burg

Like many others, US photographer Krisanne Johnson headed to South Africa earlier this month but, as The New Yorker points out, she didn’t go there for the football. Johnson has…..

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NELSON MANDELA'S CHILDREN

Description of panel, titled “Mandela’s Ego,” scheduled for Friday, September 18, at The New Museum on the Bowery: Members of South Africa’s Generation X speak about the intricacies of post-coloniality……