You want to troll French fascists? Tell them the truth: the most French man in the world right now is a black kid called Kylian Mbappé.
Free Jazz drummer Louis Moholo-Moholo comes home to Langa township in Cape Town, carrying the spirit of his generation.
Priya Ramrakha was one of the most prolific photographers of Africa’s independence movements in the 1950s and 1960s. A new book highlights his impact.
The pace of rapprochement between Eritrea and Ethiopia, longtime foes who have been in deadlock for the last 20 years, changes quickly. It is hard to keep up.
Italian politics has taken a sharp turn to the right. This populism portends similar moves around the globe. Italian politics are global politics.
Western media can’t seem to get enough of Moyo: her ideas stray little from old neoliberal mantras so endlessly recycled by establishment elites in the US and Europe.
"When the game is over in Russia, I’ll go play another at the field down the street. I’ll find a song to sing on the way."
The 2010 World Cup was tumultuous for France; both an athletic failure and a site of social conflict. The French Football Federation doesn't want to repeat it.
Fascists love Mbappé and hate Benzema. Between these two lies the problem of romanticizing the French team as an African team.
A possible French victory hovers like a thin layer of hope that barely veils the simmering anger at France’s neglect of the islands and pessimism about the future.
Iweala’s novel, “Speak No Evil,” comes out as we’re witnessing a burgeoning African—and specifically Nigerian—literary attention to same-sex sexuality.
In his latest book, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o ventures that colonial and neocolonial rule cannot survive without the work that prisons perform.
#Goals. The friendship of the poets Syl Cheney-Coker and Niyi Osundare is the subject of a new road movie documentary.
In the 1970s, Algiers served as refuge to African Americans who confronted US racism with force and had to flee the country. Some Panthers hijacked planes.
The South African photographer has left us. He was one of the most significant artists of his time.
In INTL BLK episode 5, deejays Chief Boima and Francesca Harding take a look at race and cultural difference in Latin America through the lens of trap music.
The elite compromise of the early 1990s emphatically excluded the possibility of a comprehensive redistribution policy.
Public art, the vandalism of Nelson Mandela’s legacy for commerce and the spoiling of public space in Cape Town.
Her nudity wakes us up, either in protest or solidarity to the fact that everything is not okay in South Africa.
Where does this leave the majority of largely poor, black and unskilled people affected by the competing interests of powerful groups?
Emmanuel Macron’s Lagos visit came and went in a long tradition of diversionary state visits by Western politicians who condescend to Nigerians.
What if “fake” as a mode of operating on social media held the key to unlocking democratic debate, as the practice would suggest in Africa?
To address high unemployment in Ghana, many entrepreneurs and “labor experts” present volunteerism as the way out of poverty and unemployment.
What are the fates of ex combatants from Cote d’Ivoire’s 2002-2011 civil war and would they go back to fighting?
Nigeria is a fresh target of Bridge International, a global chain, whose schools have been shut down in Kenya and Uganda for violating their national laws.
Would white women in the US have supported #MeToo in the same way if it had been started by women elsewhere in the world?
The author grapples with how to photograph the lives of her neighbors in a part of North East Nigeria, where Boko Haram is on a reign of terror.