Ellen DeGeneres wanted an African story. Achieng Agutu obliged. Don’t hate the player, though, hate the game.
There is a lively, angry, often chaotic debate about the role and place of the father of the South African nation.
The relationship of South African former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela with her daughter is a perfect metaphor for the state of the country's politics.
For decades, Big Men in different forms have had their day in Africa, and have forced us to celebrate it. It's time for a change.
The Jacob Zuma years were especially damaging for re-introducing South Africans to political leaders who did not fear shame.
Over the past few months I have been in correspondence with a South African intellectual and
An in-depth look at the life and times of Winnie Madizikela-Mandela largely in her own words.
A brief history of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, stanning and the trap of #blackgirlmagic.
Winnie was everything Africans - and African women in particular - were not supposed to be.
“War will bring the revolution; revolution will stop the war”–-Jhumpa Lahiri For some time now people
When your Uber driver has never heard of Muhammad Ali you realize you're not his friend and you and he occupy different worlds.
The task for the new generation of South African activists is to reimagine power. That means resisting the impulse to use power in a way that demeans and cheapens and exploits.