The shadowy world of bilateral investment treaties urgently needs African alternatives, especially if we want to combat climate change.
At a time when Evangelical Christianity frequently goes against the interests of African people, is it time for us to re-make Christianity?
Social science and the ghosts of “the nationalities question” in Ethiopia today.
Lessons on radical politics from a 1970s political-cultural icon. Rawlings also dominated and shaped Ghanaian politics through the 1980s and 1990s.
After the fall of colonial rule, some whites fled from their African countries of residence and sought refuge in apartheid South Africa.
Legal cases against foreign multinationals in the Central African Copperbelt seek justice for decades of pollution. But activists should also investigate the historical legacies of colonial mining companies.
In a Kenya coping with COVID-19 restrictions, circumcision season presents an impossible choice between tradition and civil obedience.
How Tupac Shakur endures for urbanized and alienated African youth.
The current political conflict, now a civil war, in Ethiopia partly has its roots in disagreement among elites on how to narrativize Ethiopian history.
In the late 1890s and early 1900s, a number of West African Muslims migrated east, settling in Sudan and Mecca, to seek refuge from European colonization.
During the Sudanese uprising, Khartoum became a carefully re-mapped city where only the revolutionaries knew its paths.