An encounter on a cross continental flight with white South African men and their ways, by Robina Marks, a black woman and South Africa’s ambassador in Benin.
Sadly since Stuart Hall wrote about race as a social, historical, and political category in the 1980s racial categories have re-ossified into apparently inarguable natural forms.
Nairobi is already witnessing the sidelining of democratic institutions. Now a new city management agency is further excluding the public.
How the international soundtrack to Black Lives Matter critiques the present by reworking the past.
In the second video from our Capitalism In My City project, Dennis Esikuri talks to everyday Nairobians about the current employment opportunities in the context of the COVID-19 epidemic.
To consider Bob Marley today demands we look back across distance to the place and age that brought him to us.
South Africa failed to qualify for the 2022 African Cup of Nations in Cameroon and has failed to qualify for the World Cup since 2002. What else can their long suffering fans endure?
The presence of successful female writers, directors, and producers set Ethiopia's film industry apart from Hollywood, Bollywood, and the rest of world cinema.
The political philosopher Achille Mbembe’s latest book asks us to emerge from the enclosure of race.
The historically fraught relationship of metropole and colony persists between France and Algeria, as a recent “symbolic” gesture reveals.
The writer's brother died in the political violence that has become part of how political power is being contested in Ethiopia.