A film about the separate, and often connected, journeys of two Somali footballers, also refugees, to make it as footballers.
Put on "Gang Signs & Prayer," the debut studio album of Stormzy as this is going to be a long Weekend Special. 20 items deep.
Elaine Salo, who died on August 13, 2016, had done the hard work of liberation and engaged head-on with the limits and promises of the new South Africa.
Burkina Faso is finally beginning to do right by the memory of revuolutionary leader, Thomas Sankara.
Don't worry, we'll cook up some stuff for the fall and we'll be back on September 1. In the meantime, you can go potter around the website and catch up on our archive.
The racial and class politics of Muhammad Ali's 1974 fight against George Foreman in Zaire.
Why do so many African leaders overstay their welcome or break electoral rules?
The year that Prince Akeem, Queen Aoleon, King Jaffe Joffer and the "African" Kingdom of Zamunda made a spectacular comeback.
The ethno-nationalism that marked apartheid’s dying days has now morphed into a malignant “nativism” that threatens post-apartheid democracy.
We've teamed up with brand new soccer kit supplier AMS (like them on Facebook) to give you the chance to win a Sierra Leone or South Sudan kit.
The fact that the choices for black people under Apartheid were either martyrdom or compromise was part of the injustice of that system.
Art, Politics, T-Shirts, Fútbol, Play: Africa is a Country joins forces with Los Angeles artists for a t-shirt project.