Europe would have been a marginal player in world history without Africa’s natural resources and centuries of cheap African labor.
In the 50th year since humans first landed on the moon, we take you back to Zambia’s attempt to achieve that feat.
On the 50th anniversary of Walter Rodney’s Groundings with My Brothers, a small group of scholars on the impacts of Rodney on their intellectual development and political commitments.
New York City’s Caribbean Cultural Center seeks to “document and present the creative genius of African Diaspora cultures.”
More Congolese are displaced from their homes than Iraqis, Yemenis, or Rohingyas. according to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.
The stuff we couldn’t cover the second week of December, so we compiled them here in byte sizes.
Plus the great novelist Sarah Ladipo Manyika has put together a list of the best books of the Mugabe years.
And, the terrible experience of Tanzanian women in Oman and the United African Emirates.
Interview with Emmanuel Iduma, co-founder of Saraba magazine.
The Paradise Papers are shedding light on the mechanics of how African leaders hide their incomes.
Also meet the man who drove Malcolm X around in New York City and introduced him to Fidel Castro.
Including another worrying thread of the American “war on terror” on the continent: the training of vigilantes.
Including, it will come as no shock to any woman that Cairo is ranked the worst city for women in the world.
Liberians and the footballing world seem eager to coronate George Weah, Africa’s only winner of the World Player of the Year award as the country’s next president.
A Nigerian immigrant to the Bronx, New York, Osaretin Ugiagbe documents the lives of his friends and strangers on the streets.
Few immigrants make the connection between their immigration status and the potential for deportation if they came into contact with the criminal justice system.
Today, 30,000 of the 235,000 Ghanaian immigrants to the US call New York City home.
Art – especially music – occupies a double-edged place in Ghanaian history in its relation to power.
We asked a group of experts–journalists, academics and an architect–a bunch of questions about the elections. First: Does it matter whoever Ghanaians elect as president?
Most poor African immigrants to the US can’t pull the “get out of black”-card when confronted with racism, something middle class Africans can pull.