Development aid and promoting the foreign interests of Dutch businesses like Shell and Heineken are coupled in the world’s fifth poorest nation. Critics aren’t convinced it’s a good deal.

Fanon forever

Fanon is your revolutionary’s revolutionary. His life and work continue to inspire and empower a new generation of dreamers and fighters against despotism and nihilism.

Binyavanga Wainaina

Our man of the people

Binyavanga Wainaina was a writer who not only produced seminal work, but also contributed to and shaped the African literary tradition into what it is today.

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Culture

Before Fallism

The popular myth holds that most South African major resistance leaders come from its coastal regions. That's not been the case since the mid-1970s.

Politics