“We Want What’s Ours,” a documentary film in progress on the complications of land reform in South Africa in Soweto–in this case competing claims between groups of black South Africans–by Chicago law professor Bernadette Atuahene and Sifuna Okwethu.
The latest trick is to transfer tax-payer funded aid aimed at Africa and the Middle East into the pockets of corporations and individuals.
Two new Nigerian films explore the world of traditional worship in Nigeria
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
Land reform in South Africa has to not only tackle racial inequalities of ownership, but also the power of chiefs and the Zulu royal family.
Why do people on the border between Nigeria and northern Cameroon refer to Boko Haram as slave holders?
The seamless continuity in industrial levels of imprisonment employed by the colonial and the modern South African state.
Protracted negotiations about a minimum wage for workers in Nigeria put the country’s unions where they belong: in front of the struggle for poor people.
The power of having a god who resembles us.
Many African countries are by now capitalist societies and analytically need to be treated as such.