Protracted negotiations about a minimum wage for workers in Nigeria put the country's unions where they belong: in front of the struggle for poor people.
The power of having a god who resembles us.
Many African countries are by now capitalist societies and analytically need to be treated as such.
Passport privilege remains an entirely unaddressed, unsustainable inequity, and the most consistently overlooked factor that defines every single immigration debate and "crisis" of movement and migration.
Scandals like the one at More Than Me—the US charity that failed to protect school girls in its care from rape by staff—are common in even the most elite aid organizations.
The link between knowing history and political agency in northern Ghana.
The identities, liberal or homophobe are cultural and political. They are not a perfect mirror of the narrative of homophobia in Africa.
Fees Must Fall (#FMF) brought student activism at South Africa's elite universities into the global media spotlight. A new documentary zooms in on the case of Wits in Johannesburg.
Nigeria's former finance minister wrote a book about her time in government. It is a thinly veiled attempt to clean up her image.
The consequences for land grabbing on the African continent could be devastating for the development goals of nations in the long term.
What economic gains are in the peace deal between longstanding foes?
On the anniversary of Nelson Mandela's passing—December, 5th 2013—reflecting on Africa's place in African American politics and popular culture.