We want to present a more global, postcolonial (for want for a better word) take on world football.
If the image of the starving black child has been deemed obsolete, then so has the Western “we” that claimed so much power for itself in the late 1980s.
The Bond franchise has a white casting problem, but at least it has made peace with Britain and its institutions’ marginal position within world affairs.
Africa isn’t a brand and we find the clamor for “positive news” from Africa inane and condescending.
By far the best place to follow Malawian news and politics is social media app, Twitter. It can be relied upon to be the very first place where Malawi’s breaking news gets to the rest of us.
African fans retain a surprising affection for old colonizers when it comes to international tournaments. Mozambique is no exception.
Journalists rarely ask the IMF chief technocrat to consider whether or not she gives any kind of a shit about the people who are getting screwed by her “austerity” agenda.
The video, “African Men. Hollywood Stereotypes,” made by an American NGO, is part of the “Brand Africa” discourse that’s all the rage now.
Pulitzer awarded Gettleman $10,000 for “his vivid reports, often at personal peril, on famine and conflict in East Africa.”
A big part of the story that is being missed about Invisible Children is that they’re firmly rooted in Evangelical Christianity.
The power to choose on social media who is to be the next target of America’s moral manhunt, all with the benediction of a panel of biddable celebrities.
Zambia is on course to be Southern African nation since Bafana Bafana in 1996 to win the African Cup of Nations.
The only way to sustain interest in the lives of African and African American NFL players is to either talk about their personal tragedy or show how moved they are by the plight of other black people.
The fortunes of Sudan and Equatorial Guinea at AFCON 2012. The latter especially, a squad cobbled together by naturalizing players from Brazil and Spain.
What happens when humanitarian agencies ditch the tried-and-trusted fundraising method of splashing disaster porn across screens and news pages?
One of the key Greenpeace activists making an assault on oil drilling in Greenland is a political activist who was regularly arrested by South African police under apartheid.
What is the state of the media in Africa? And how is it dealing with perhaps the biggest emerging story continent-wide, the rise of the extractive sector?
One of the leaders of Zimbabwe’s opposition movement, the MDC, who now serves as finance minister in the unity government, talks about the challenges for his country.