Why do so many of the urban poor support John Mahama and Ghana's opposition National Democratic Congress?
The political legacy of Kenyas radical 1980s student movement. An interview with one of the leaders, Miguna Miguna.
Cape Town rapper YoungstaCPT complicates hip hop and coloured identity in South Africa.
Why a military-only approach against Boko Haram in the countries bordering Lake Chad will always fail: it doesn’t address the root causes of political conflict there.
The photo series Another Way Home captures how migration effects families, communities and individuals—those who travel and those who stay behind.
Cameroon claims to be a democracy, then why are even moderates like Maurice Kamto in jail?
If in India there has been an investment in myth of Mohandas Gandhi as a non-racial icon, in South Africa Gandhi also has his defenders.
Combating Zionism requires a vision that pays no credence to ethno-nationalism. As the world reconsiders the one-state solution, South Africa should lead the way.
If Rwandan support for the RPF and Kagame is so universal and genuine, why the murder, frequent arrest, torture and imprisonment of opposition politicians and investigative journalists?
Rapper Jovi has inducted himself into a club of Cameroonian artists who have embraced their own truths in the face of adversity.
The popular myth holds that most South African major resistance leaders come from its coastal regions. That's not been the case since the mid-1970s.
Omar al Bashir has fallen in Khartoum. Beyond regime change—managed by the military—there's a deeper economic crisis.