Colonialism should take a lot of blame for anti-queer attitudes in Africa. But missing is a frank engagement with how African indigenous cultures also fuel anti-queer attitudes.
At a time when Evangelical Christianity frequently goes against the interests of African people, is it time for us to re-make Christianity?
The use of a singular narrative to explain the divisions within Cameroon belies the reality that both anglophones and francophones are complicit in the conflict.
While many African Christians can only imagine a white Jesus, others have actively promoted a vision of a brown or black Jesus, both in art and in ideology.
Traditional, Islamic and Christian leaders are all being caught up in the conflict over secession in the Southern Cameroons.