Rediscovered lectures Walter Rodney gave in 1978 in Hamburg shows a reflective intellectual, thinking critically about postcolonial African governance.
NGOs and freelance journalists are increasingly filling the vacuum being left by a declining Western media presence. It’s not all good.
In a heteronormative society like Nigeria, men—regardless of their age, class, marital or other status—are entitled to sex with any and all women.
In January 2019, a group of Zambian farmers brought their fight for justice to the UK Supreme Court, in a case with far-reaching implications for multinational companies.
The involvement of far right and conservative think tanks in developing Trump’s Africa agenda.
The secretary of a Tanzanian bus drivers' union explains why the system of privately owned commercial buses is breaking down. He proposes collective ownership.
In Somalia young people are the majority, yet have to act and perform “age"—appear older—to succeed or get anywhere in life.
On February 22, 2019, Kenya’s Constitutional Court will rule on whether to repeal colonial-era laws that criminalize homosexuality in Kenya.
The legacies of colonialism and the African slave trade on religious practices in the African diaspora.
On xenophobia against Nigerians in Ghana.
2019 marks the twentieth anniversary of Chad’s first feature film, ‘Bye Bye Africa.’
Edward Said once said of the usefulness of exile for intellectual work: it involves adopting “a spirit of opposition, rather than accommodation.” James Baldwin and Sisonke Msimang took it to heart.
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.
Foreign support for governments that benefit privileged elites and their external backers perpetuate violence and instability. It won’t be any different for Latin American countries like Venezuela.
Political ‘tribalism’ has for far too long been seen as an African problem. It is also an American problem, reflecting parallel legacies of colonialism.
The Africa we want should include guaranteed and well-funded public education provided by its states.
After years of divide and rule by President Omar al-Bashir, the youth of Sudan have united to push him out.
If you want a prejudice to look respectable, put a number to it and compile an index. You can then rule the minds of many people.
Who gets to host future editions of the men’s soccer World Cup is not just big business, but also a bargaining chip in international relations.