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Funded by Shuttleworth Foundation, we will support original work by 10 fellows. It makes real our goal to construct “a world where Africans are in control of their own narrative.”
How Julius Malema’s Economic Freedom Fighters drive political conversations in South Africa.
We are not just marking the end of 2019, but also the end of a momentous, if frustrating decade for building a more humane, caring future for Africans.
Masauko Chipembere’s first solo album is a remarkable achievement and a timely musical reminder of the circular nature of pan-Africanist consciousness.
Live TV broadcasts of political rallies, funerals and press conferences, may be more decisive than social media in shaping mass debate in South Africa.
In Cape Town, gangs have come to dominate social and economic life for the city’s mostly coloured working class.
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.
A good time to bring back this piece—first written in 2002—on the power of song to fuel political struggle.
In 2018, we hope to continue translating scholarly debates and high-level political and cultural analyses into accessible language.
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.