Sierra Leoneans take center stage as storytellers and active witnesses in a new documentary about the Ebola outbreak.
Who gets to host future editions of the men’s soccer World Cup is not just big business, but also a bargaining chip in international relations.
What will it take to get Germany to own up fully to its colonial history, specifically the atrocities it committed during the Genocide in Namibia?
Christian Pentecostalism has crept to the center of public life in Nigeria.
The harsh realities of resistance for a new generation in Joseph Kabila’s Congo.
Brooklyn, Biggie Smalls and Hari Kunzru’s White Tears.
A critical review of Swiss theatre director Milo Rau’s multi-media project, “Congo Tribunal,” about the violence in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.
A new film explores the often-fraught relationship between African immigrants and African-Americans in the United States.
The Arsenal ‘Visit Rwanda’ sponsorship deal is government image management 101.
Policymakers need to properly assess the risks to ordinary Congolese people from expanding the “conflict minerals” category.
South Africa’s white nationalists are finally in the spotlight, thanks to Donald Trump. Nobody likes what they see.
The planned global Education Outcomes Fund–the UN seems onboard–would create markets for “non-state” providers while guaranteeing profits for private investors that purchase “impact bonds.”
Europe’s anti-immigrant far right instrumentalize the ideas of pan-Africanists in their fight to keep immigrants, especially from Africa, out of the EU. They also find willing African allies to amplify their message.
Once foreign media moved onto the next story after Mezut Ozil called out racism in Germany, what happened to the conversation about dual heritage, racism and immigration there?
Star players in Cameroon’s national soccer team have always doubled as PR pawns for the protracted rule of Paul Biya, the country’s aging and hard-line head of state.
An interview with Ruben Andersson on his book Illegality Inc, an ethnographic account of Europe’s efforts to halt irregular migration along Spain’s borders with Africa.
Nkrumah’s government was driven by large scale state development projects. They have a mixed legacy. Can Ghanaians “redeem” the fruits of his development visions?
Prosperity preachers in Africa have been the subject of much media coverage, but may not be as popular as it would seem.
On the denial of academic institutions when it comes to talk of decolonization.
Bobi Wine, building off political protest of the last decade has become a symbol for a new politics in Uganda and a threat to Museveni’s hold on power.