South African politics urgently needs an injection of electoral energy from the left, that speaks in a language that resonates with voters, rejects chauvinism and embraces democracy.
Today, Freedom Day in South Africa, is a good time to bring back this piece—first written in 2002—on the power of song to fuel political struggle.
Happy new year!
The Marikana mine killings in August 2012 showed that South Africa's problems are no longer specific to the apartheid legacy, but about more global issues of poverty and inequality.
Two of Africa's standout talents at Russia 2018--Moussa Wague and Francis Uzoho--were shaped by a football academy in Qatar. A new book tells that story.
We are exploring the culture and history of the World Cup for the next month while the tournament goes on.
Sergio Ramos' injury to Mohamed Salah in the 2018 UEFA Champion's League final set him up for a world of insults from Egyptian football fans.
Reporting on protests in poor communities where the mainstream media lacks, social media picks up the slack. This isn't always a good thing.
For months, we have been threatening to launch a new website. Well, now it's here!
The plot of Drake's music video for "God's Plan" is him giving him out money to the poor. What was he trying to say?
An interview with the South African director and writer of 'Five Fingers for Marseilles,' a Western set in that country, and starring an all black cast.
All things equal, we should have a new website within the next couple of weeks.