How do queer women give shape to their queerness, navigating the simultaneous desires of same-sex intimacies, family life, societal expectations, and urban success?
Technological change is not simply a neutral and inevitable process—it is shaped and driven by existing social relations.
A long awaited recognition comes for the two American founders of social work in South Africa.
The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt and football’s peculiar hold on national identity.
The peaceful nature of the massive protests against Algeria’s undemocratic regime signals the universal reclamation of the people’s right to perform who they are and who they want to be.
Egypt got knocked out in the Round of 16, but the hosts have been hamstrung by multiple events, including the military’s control, besides its poor performance in the tournament.
Binyavanga's fashion sensibility (the caftans, the dresses, the hats, the dyed hair) and his choices in his memoir, and his essays, will have a lasting impact.
Dedicated to the memory of the writer’s friend: the rebel and genius, Binyavanga Wainaina.
Binyavanga Wainaina was a writer who not only produced seminal work, but also contributed to and shaped the African literary tradition into what it is today.
Looking inside ourselves and working on the dark hearts of our colonial crap.
What social media activism gets wrong about the #SudanUprising: Sometimes it may be appropriate to leave the hashtags alone and say nothing.
A trove of unprinted photographs and other media from the Idi Amin years in Uganda is now available for public view giving us insight to the concerns of the regime and realities of living under his rule.
Queer identities, widely accepted on the pitch in women’s football, may be the way to challenge gender norms in some societies.
The last time Ghana’s men’s national football team won a tournament was thirty-seven years ago. The team is beginning to feel like yet another failing state institution.
Is Africa following China into a techno-dystopian future?
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.
The post-independence fates of Zimbabwean student activists who fought the Rhodesian regime.
The Hirak, how the current contemporary liberation movement is known, gives Algerians a renewed sense of purpose.
A guide on how to support the uprising in Sudan.
The novel The Youth of God offers fresh perspectives on Somali assimilation and struggle in Canada’s largest city.
The power sharing agreement between Sudan’s military rulers and the opposition aside, at present there are two main possibilities for Sudan.
The Green New Deal is surely the United States’ most ambitious vision for climate justice to date. But the climate crisis is a global one and Africa is Ground Zero.