Much of what passes for politics these days is actually just anti-politics: not a function of too much politicization, but a severe lack of it. Where is the left in all this?
At another historical inflection point, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. recognized white Americans’ delusions as the property of the West more broadly.
The weakening of Nigeria’s oil trade unions has a devastating impact on workers. Now workers are paid by Shell and others to sabotage union strikes and actions.
The United States must make the choice to side with the majority of Ugandans who would like to see democracy take root in Uganda.
Ugandan activist and politician Dr. Stella Nyanzi challenges a new generation of women to take up the struggle for political freedoms and revolution.
Fatma Alloo (of the Tanzania Media Women's Association) on how women used the media and cultural spaces to organize and challenge gender norms.
How did popular music become the battlefield of Uganda's future? And what are the consequences?
What a year. Stay safe, wear a mask, social distance and when the vaccine becomes available where you are, get vaccinated.
Despite the media's wish for a neat story, the African continent's response to COVID-19 is all over the map.
An excerpt of an essay, titled “Nongoloza’s Ghost,” in Lapham’s Quarterly. It's published in partnership with Africa Is a Country.