We asked a group of experts--journalists, academics and an architect--a bunch of questions about the elections. First: Does it matter whoever Ghanaians elect as president?
Burkina Faso is finally beginning to do right by the memory of revuolutionary leader, Thomas Sankara.
The racial and class politics of Muhammad Ali's 1974 fight against George Foreman in Zaire.
The political theorist Achille Mbembe, from the University of the Witswatersrand in Johannesburg, describes South Africa
Recently, Aubrey Bloomfield, a graduate student at The New School, and I wrote a piece for
Why do so many African leaders overstay their welcome or break electoral rules?
For all the serious stuff we wrote or filmed about, tweeted or Facebooked this year (we’ll
“Life” Magazine Cover. November 20, 1950. More on the photographer behind the image here.
This summer Nigeria’s Broadcasting Corporation, or whoever is in charge of censoring content there, decided to
Boima is on vacation this week, so the rest of us scanned the music pages. We
Africa is a Country editorial board member Dan Magaziner and I published an oped on The New York
For African immigrants to South Africa, belonging may be akin to that of brown or black person somewhere in Europe. That's how alienating South Africa can be.