History will reward those thinkers whose ideals and actions remained aligned with the people.
Israeli propaganda in Ghana, and elsewhere in Africa, is aimed especially at evangelical Christians.
On The New York Times’ tone deaf essays portraying the Nigerian women who managed to escape Boko Haram’s captivity.
More than a decade after his first hit, Wanlov the Kubolor remains a fiercely creative, independent and critical deconstructor of all things commercial.
President Jacob Zuma oversaw a rise in political violence across all sectors of South African society.
We have a new co-host for the INTL BLK show. Francesca Harding joins Chief Boima for the fourth episode recorded in Los Angeles, California. Our guest is Angolan media personality and activist Mel Gamboa.
A study of Reuters suggests news media is not a simple mirror to the world: News content is a crafted, cultural product.
If media claims to be a tool for deepening democracy and development in Africa, why is it necessary for protesters to resort to burning and barricading?
China is developing a media footprint in Africa, via providing digital TV services and a global news channel.
Having learnt from years of extolling “technological revolution,” isn’t it time we ask the right question(s) about data in Africa?
How to change the erroneous perception of Africa as technology backwater. Go look, for example, at what the "Maker Movement" is doing in Ghana and Nigeria.
Wolof-centered television may be a beacon of hope for Senegal’s waning cinema culture.
On Mother’s Day — a dedication to hardscrabble mothers.
Nigeria’s young, rich and glamorous are the Trojan Horse for the pains of neoliberalism.
New Warscapes volume explores travels and lives of migrants and refugees beyond mainstream portrayals.
A deeply colonial institution, with a shameful history, struggles to reinvent itself.
Marx could be used by people fighting for social justice and who at the same time were deeply religious.
Most contemporary observers of Nigerian politics would be surprised to learn that the Left has been a significant part of the country’s postcolonial history.
The mainstream is waking to the prescience of the old man's ideas.
Few intellectuals have changed the world in such practical ways.
Reporting on protests in poor communities where the mainstream media lacks, social media picks up the slack. This isn’t always a good thing.
In post-uprising Tunisia, the western backed military is hampering the country’s transition to democracy.
Private education companies have sought to cash in on the development game.
Artists played central roles in the protest movement that ended dictatorship in Burkina Faso.
On International Workers’ Day, we provide a sweeping assessment of the strengths, weaknesses and potential of African trade unions.