On this month's Africa Is a Country Radio, we soundtrack traditional martial arts and combat sports across the African continent.
By using healthcare to attack immigrants, xenophobic political movements in South Africa echo long-standing right-wing obsessions.
Salafism is across Ethiopia. While Saudi Arabia has played a role, Ethiopian Muslims themselves are playing a bigger one.
In the first of four articles on Afrobeat in South America, Simon Adetona Akindes discusses Abayomy Afrobeat Orquestra and Bixiga 70 from Brazil.
South African companies can afford to pay their workers a living wage—if not for their commitment to profit shifting, as the case of Lonmin and Marikana showed.
To put an end to general indifference about the 25 years of political violence in DR Congo, filmmaker Thierry Michel chooses to show the worst atrocities and to name the war criminals.
It will have to be the Algerian diaspora inside France who will eventually have to mainstream the truth of France's colonial legacy.
Why the COVID-19 pandemic is the easy culprit of the global learning crisis—and why that is only half of the story.
The Israel/Palestine system meets the definition of apartheid in international law, but presents different challenges for the campaign against it than was the case for the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa.
Revisionist histories of South Africa’s transition to democracy in the early 1990s are overdue, like the deadly march on Bisho in the Ciskei homeland on 7 September 1992.
Zoë Wicomb thinks she knows why black South African readers appreciate Damon Galgut’s Booker Prize-winning novel 'The Promise' (2021) whilst many white readers were turned off by it.
'Neptune Frost,' written and co-directed by Saul Williams, knows that extraction is everyone’s problem.