A Tanzanian film collective and creating a platform for all kinds of stories that do justice to a culture of resistance and resilience there.
Three factors that underpin Sudan’s political and economic entanglements with the West may explain its economic troubles
Why did Tanzania and its founding president, Julius Nyerere, become touchstones for Pan Africanism in the 1960s and 1970s?
Despite a chronic housing and land shortage, Liberia’s capital has not seen militant urban social movements.
The sort of female representation seen at places like the World Economic Forum is a superficial detraction.
A deep dive into the African-influenced music scene of the Colombian Caribbean coast.
It took almost 110 years until the German government was willing to accept the fact of the Namibian Genocide of 1904-1908.
Drake recently went on a giving binge in South Florida. The giving doubled as visuals for the music video for “God’s Plan.” But what is he trying to say?
The 2014 uprising in Burkina Faso was a rare instance in Africa of a popular movement that managed to directly topple a sitting government.
Today, more Congolese are displaced from their homes than Iraqis, Yemenis, or Rohingyas.
How Kgositsile ensured he never expressed himself like a white man.
The central role of land in the new economic and social spaces and relations produced by conflict and displacement.
The idea that China is influencing regime change in Africa, became popular after a military coup ended Robert Mugabe’s 37-year rule in Zimbabwe.
The question since the return to civilian rule in Liberia has been how quickly its fragmented institutions could be rebuilt.
Solomon Mahlangu was a famed liberation fighter in South Africa hanged by Apartheid in 1979. His legacy–claimed by both the ruling party and its leftwing critics– is the subject of a new film.
Why are anti-trafficking campaigns not working? One reason is they don’t focus on African and Asian women’s motives for crossing the Mediterranean: They need jobs and money.