“When the game is over in Russia, I’ll go play another at the field down the street. I’ll find a song to sing on the way.”
You want to troll French fascists? Tell them the truth: the most French man in the world right now is a black kid called Kylian Mbappé.
A possible French victory hovers like a thin layer of hope that barely veils the simmering anger at France’s neglect of the islands and pessimism about the future.
The 2010 World Cup was tumultuous for France; both an athletic failure and a site of social conflict. The French Football Federation doesn’t want to repeat it.
Fascists love Mbappé and hate Benzema. Between these two lies the problem of romanticizing the French team as an African team.
Would white women in the US have supported #MeToo in the same way if it had been started by women elsewhere in the world?
The author grapples with how to photograph the lives of her neighbors in a part of North East Nigeria, where Boko Haram is on a reign of terror.
Priya Ramrakha was one of the most prolific photographers of Africa’s independence movements in the 1950s and 1960s. A new book highlights his impact.
Western media can’t seem to get enough of Moyo: her ideas stray little from old neoliberal mantras so endlessly recycled by establishment elites in the US and Europe.
Iweala’s novel, “Speak No Evil,” comes out as we’re witnessing a burgeoning African—and specifically Nigerian—literary attention to same-sex sexuality.
Paul Biya’s inability to address the crisis in the country’s Anglophone region is pushing the nation to the brink.
#Goals. The friendship of the poets Syl Cheney-Coker and Niyi Osundare is the subject of a new road movie documentary.
In INTL BLK episode 5, deejays Chief Boima and Francesca Harding take a look at race and cultural difference in Latin America through the lens of trap music.
Italian politics has taken a sharp turn to the right. This populism portends similar moves around the globe. Italian politics are global politics.
What will the renewed land debate in South Africa mean for the border woes of neighbors such as Lesotho?
Has migration policy reckoned with epidemics like Ebola?
New Warscapes volume explores travels and lives of migrants and refugees beyond mainstream portrayals.
The pace of rapprochement between Eritrea and Ethiopia, longtime foes who have been in deadlock for the last 20 years, changes quickly. It is hard to keep up.
While entertaining, the showy presidential campaign of Zimbabwe’s opposition may not amount to much on July 30th.
To address high unemployment in Ghana, many entrepreneurs and “labor experts” present volunteerism as the way out of poverty and unemployment.
A new film and how to change minds about who is at fault for Uganda’s endemic violence against women.
Reporting on protests in poor communities where the mainstream media lacks, social media picks up the slack. This isn’t always a good thing.