On the 50th anniversary of Walter Rodney’s Groundings with My Brothers, a small group of scholars on the impacts of Rodney on their intellectual development and political commitments.
The great South African writer and activist, Ruth First, was assassinated by a letter bomb sent by the South African Security Police in Maputo, Mozambique on this day, 17 August, in 1982.
The Rugby Championship, the World Cup, and Springbok politics in South Africa.
A collective of artists and architects are working to reimagine public space through site-specific installations in abandoned property developments in Ghana’s capital city.
The experience of studying Africa in London makes the writers question the validity of “African Studies” as is currently taught in Britain.
The midfielder Augustine “Jay Jay” Okocha is arguably one of Nigeria’s best men’s football players ever. It is his birthday today, August 14th.
Ultras or extreme fans of football clubs in Morocco use their collective identity to push for social and political demands.
On the Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA) the organized force behind the revolutionary uprising in Sudan.
Some of the mythologies about Nelson Mandela don’t line up with actual histories.
One African feminist’s view on how social media clout chasing has stalled progressive politics.
Following the new UN report on climate change and agricultural land use, we highlight the effects climate changes will have on communities in informal urban areas.
The author on why she felt compelled to write another book on Nkrumah. This time on Western powers smearing Nkrumah as a Communist.
Sudanese living abroad are key to the uprising: raising awareness and support for political and social transformation back home.
How women farm workers in North Africa, specifically Morocco, are achieving justice on the job.
The writer critiques the legacy of Christian missionaries in Africa and making sure her own engagement with Ethiopia doesn’t morph into white saviorism.
Duane Jethro goes to South African fast food chain, Chicken Licken, to eat a Big John Burger, and finds out the postcolonial feelings it inspires.
Last month the government of South Sudan passed a decree that the national anthem could not be sung not in the presence of the President. What could be behind this decision?
On Mohamed Hamdan Dagolo, known as Hemitti, the man behind the massacres against Sudanese protesters.
A movement of young feminists are fighting back against patriarchy and rape culture in Afropop music in Ghana.
How black South African authors have written about domestic workers. There’s a rich archive there.