Why do so many of the urban poor support John Mahama and Ghana’s opposition National Democratic Congress?
Cape Town rapper YoungstaCPT complicates hip hop and coloured identity in South Africa.
Why a military-only approach against Boko Haram in the countries bordering Lake Chad will always fail: it doesn’t address the root causes of political conflict there.
The photo series Another Way Home captures how migration effects families, communities and individuals—those who travel and those who stay behind.
Cameroon claims to be a democracy, then why are even moderates like Maurice Kamto in jail?
If in India there has been an investment in myth of Mohandas Gandhi as a non-racial icon, in South Africa Gandhi also has his defenders.
The political legacy of Kenyas radical 1980s student movement. An interview with one of the leaders, Miguna Miguna.
The popular myth holds that most South African major resistance leaders come from its coastal regions. That's not been the case since the mid-1970s.
Combating Zionism requires a vision that pays no credence to ethno-nationalism. As the world reconsiders the one-state solution, South Africa should lead the way.
Omar al Bashir has fallen in Khartoum. Beyond regime change—managed by the military—there’s a deeper economic crisis.
If Rwandan support for the RPF and Kagame is so universal and genuine, why the murder, frequent arrest, torture and imprisonment of opposition politicians and investigative journalists?
The mass of people in North Africa are still a force to be reckoned with and the region is still far away from a return to authoritarian stagnation.
Beyond immediate disaster relief, sustainable global responses to climate change require greater and more predictable funding to strengthen the resilience of the planet’s most vulnerable regions.
When Ruud Gullit won the Ballon d’Or in 1987, he dedicated the award to the imprisoned Nelson Mandela. Then Gullit made a reggae song about Apartheid.
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?
A Dutch woman of Ugandan descent reflects on growing up with Zwarte Piet.
What does the election of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro mean for Brazilians of African descent?
South Africa's white nationalists are finally in the spotlight, thanks to Donald Trump. Nobody likes what they see.
Rapper Jovi has inducted himself into a club of Cameroonian artists who have embraced their own truths in the face of adversity.
Judi Rever’s account of the Rwandan genocide and its aftermath challenges the official narrative.
The international body governing track and field announced that the longest distance race to be held will be the 3000 meters. We know who will benefit least from this change.
Every time you project terror onto Somalis, remember to ask how we live in Mogadishu.
On writers, empathy and (black) solidarity politics.
INTL BLK radio is back with a border crossing mix of Afrobeats and Zouk, as well as an interview with Sierra Leonean electronic music producer Lamin Fofana.