The work of photographer Jim Goldberg who documents the experiences of people who travel to Europe to start new lives, in search of stability and “the promise of a better future.” They end up in Greece. Some of the refugees and migrants are from Africa (Liberia, Congo, Mauritania, among others). Goldberg published the photographs as a book, “Open See.”
Indigenous languages and language preferences in Ghana. Not just restricted to Ghana. It is a continental problem.
The legacy of South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission twenty-one years later.
Omoyele Sowore was the presidential hope of Nigeria’s most active leftist groups. He fared abysmally. So, what next for progressive electoral politics in Nigeria?
President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s latest attempt to buy time and the way ahead for the three week-long popular uprising against his and the military’s rule.
The 1973 dystopian apocalyptic French novel that inspires today’s white, rightwing populism.
Following a series of racist attacks on African students in India, an African student in India wrote this.
Hiplife artist Sarkodie has proposed that what Ghana needs is a dictatorship. This is not inconsistent with his politics, rooted in promoting male success and a patriarchal vision of liberation.
How the highly profitable rural-based sugar industry failed the people of Swaziland and enriched the King and multinational corporations.
The wild metaphors, stark imagery, and boundary-pushing hyperbole in Nana Kwame Agyei-Brenyah writing.
If what has been happening in Algeria since February 22, 2019, may not be a revolution, it very much looks like it.
In a break with previous administrations, Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister has declared that he favors free market capitalism as his preferred economic model.
Med Hondo, from Mauritania, was famous in France for being the dubbed voice of Morgan Freeman and Eddie Murphy, among others. His first film premiered at Cannes in 1970. And in 1979 he wrote the article “What is the cinema for us?”
The moral drama of the Israeli occupation plays out at a South African school.
44-year-old Ousmane Sonko finished third in Senegal’s presidential election, energizing young people.
Ed Pavlic’s new novel follows two lovers trading Chicago for Mombasa.
An US congressional delegation to Eritrea—the first in 14 years—which included Ilhan Omar, got little attention in mainstream media. Why?
I have the privilege to fight, argue or board a plane when I feel like I’ve had enough. The vast majority of women on the continent do not have that option.
Ozier Muhammad captures, for black American audiences, the expressive possibilities of Africa’s liberation struggles.
Economies are broken everywhere, but while the rest of the world considers the radical, South Africa resigns itself to the rational.
Once upon a time, South Sudanese exiles in Khartoum—inspired by, among others, Charles Dickens and Malcolm X—had a radical vision for their new country.