Cameroon prosecutes people for consensual same-sex conduct more aggressively than almost any country in the world.
The self-titled debut album of Ibibio Sound Machine, features songs mostly in the southern Nigerian language of lead vocalist, Eno Williams.
The melodic world alive in the work of Somali author Diriye Osman.
Journalists are still keen to prod the soft spot of their readers' insecurities around mental illness, with the fear mongering undertone of 'it could happen to you.'
The diagnostic parameters need to be completely overhauled as they embody a Western mode of understanding which itself is culturally bound.
In Alain Gomis's "Tey', 'Aujourd'hui," a man lives the last day of his life.
An exploration of China's presence in Zambia, including suspicion, tensions and possibilities for collaboration.
An overarching master of narration, with bravery and delicacy steers his collected histories towards his own semantic ends, safely.
Romuald Hazoumé reminds us that like the perishing oil reserves being plumbed in Africa and around the world, water may soon also be fiercely fought over.
Writing on depression in Africa is a rarity, so Binyavanga Wainaina's book, "One Day I Will Write About This Place," seems singular.
A review of UK media coverage of the viral politics of the misguided #Kony2012 social media campaign.