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Remembering Marcelino dos Santos, founder of Frelimo and the former Vice President of the People’s Republic of Mozambique.
In South Africa, the political class uses foreign nationals as scapegoats to obfuscate their role in reproducing inequality. However, immigrants are and always have been part of the excluded.
What might the fascination in displaying and seeing the body of “the criminal” tell us about South Africa today?
Revisiting the events that led to the tragic death of Dag Hammarskjöld, a key UN official in the decolonization of Africa during the Cold War.
COSATU, South Africa’s largest trade union federation, has a plan to simultaneously tackle climate change and unemployment.
Black popular culture has gained two new heroes in Queen & Slim—a film about desperate violence.
Remembering Adelaide Tantsi Dube’s poem ‘Africa: My Native Land,’ first published in 1913, the same year the white government stripped black South Africans of their land.
The journal’s editor acknowledges that it has a long way to go before most Africa-based scholars recognize it as an especially African journal.
The music of Albalabel, a pioneering women’s group in conservative and patriarchal Sudan, endures over decades of struggle.
Homage to Santu Mofokeng, photographer of quotidian black life in South Africa.
The writer, a historian, on scholarly texts, novels, and memoirs that he consulted in writing a political biography of US congressman Mickey Leland and his solidarity politics in Africa.
The writer, a historian of capitalism, white supremacy, and US imperialism, on four books he has been reading.
Are plans for ‘reform’ of West African currency, fueled by anticolonial sentiment, merely ‘rebranding’ the status quo?
Because he wants to shock his audience, the influential French philosopher and TV personality doesn’t help us make sense of political violence in Nigeria.
What alternative pathways are available towards accountable governance in Nigeria?
Staff writer Will Shoki sits down with Ugandan-born rapper and housing advocate Zohran Mamdani about his bid to represent Queens in the New York State Assembly.
The precariousness of life for women gig workers—in services like cleaning, driving, gardening, beauty supply, and catering—in Kenya.
More and more footballers, many from Africa, are openly displaying their religious beliefs on the fields of Europe’s top leagues.