The short film Call Me By My Name and the documentary Beyond Tolerance both take a multi-pronged and nuanced approach to the subject of worshipping the divine in a traditional context.
How to make sense of the January 2019 protests in Zimbabwe.
Albert Luthuli was ANC President when South Africa’s biggest liberation movement turned to armed struggle. He’s been the subject of much conjecture. What did he actually think about political violence?
Even with the contradictory and violent policies of many African contexts, is emigration to the continent from toxic, racist, rightwing Brazil a viable option for Afro-Brazilians?
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.
Displacing African Studies outside of Africa and emptying it of any transformative potential, obscures its revolutionary legacy and converts it into an impotent, banal field.
Passport privilege remains an entirely unaddressed, unsustainable inequity, and the most consistently overlooked factor that defines every single immigration debate and "crisis" of movement and migration.
Samir Amin’s life resembled that of Karl Marx: a man without a homeland, but one whose home was a chosen commitment to a historical project.
The power of having a god who resembles us.
The seamless continuity in industrial levels of imprisonment employed by the colonial and the modern South African state.
Many African countries are by now capitalist societies and analytically need to be treated as such.
The link between knowing history and political agency in northern Ghana.
INTL BLK radio is back with a border crossing mix of Afrobeats and Zouk, as well as an interview with Sierra Leonean electronic music producer Lamin Fofana.
Despite consistent and protracted attempts by government to repress access to social media and freedom of expression, citizen’s voices are being heard over the internet in Cameroon.
Africa, for Donald Trump and his National Security Advisor John Bolton, is a place to risk a little and chase some glory. US media just parrots it.
Discussions on the global climate crisis tend to ignore the role that Africans are playing at the leading edge in the fight against climate change.
In recent years, Rwanda and Ethiopia have been some of the largest recipients of aid money from the UK and US governments, as well as some of the West’s leading philanthropies, including the Gates Foundation.
The land issue is the most divisive issue that Namibia has experienced since independence.
Who gets to host future editions of the men’s soccer World Cup is not just big business, but also a bargaining chip in international relations.