When Ugandan police imprisoned Bobi Wine in his own home, the singer-turned-lawmaker used the internet, music and multiple languages to craft a call for solidarity between civilians and security forces.
The Tanzania government's brand of heavy-handed state intervention risks fueling skepticism about the role of the state in development.
Are the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) of Julius Malema primed for the greatest gains in South Africa’s May 8th national and provincial elections?
Ellen DeGeneres wanted an African story. Achieng Agutu obliged. Don’t hate the player, though, hate the game.
Racist, anti-black stereotypes persist in Arabic literature. It reveals a racial anxiety and othering of Africa among celebrated Arab authors.
A short 'archeological project' excavating both the physical and psychic ruins of colonial mining practice in a small town in Liberia.
The African Continental Free Trade Area and alternatives to neoliberalism.
At the heart of the protest movement in Sudan is a trade union. Proving again that democratic influence and change require collective participation and organization.
Labour challenges in Ethiopia's industrialization.
On the eve of Baaba Maal's first New York City concert in 8 years, Oumar Ba interviews him, asking about protest movements, the music business and Senegal.
In Angola, the poor are not entitled to full citizenship rights. They also are the base of resistance to the regime.
An overview of some of the problems and opportunities that the reopening of Belgium's infamous AfricaMuseum brings.