Why we need to make climate action our daily duty.
A new effort to block chocolate imports from Cote d’Ivoire to the US brings attention to cocoa’s problematic supply chain.
In the 1960s, Algiers was a beacon for worldwide liberation movements. What happened to its rebellious spirit?
The coronavirus pandemic places moral, economic, and political questions before us. Only two answers remain: socialism or barbarism.
The historian of South Africa on books she is reading for a new project on women and anti-apartheid activities in 1950s rural KwaZulu-Natal.
An anthology series, Women Writing Africa, restores women’s writing to the public archive.
Kwame Anthony Appiah’s Lines of Descent (2014) argues that W. E. B. Du Bois’s two years as a graduate student in Berlin vitally informed his views on race and politics.
What the recent World Rugby Sevens Series global championship reveals about national rugby cultures, particularly South Africa's.
The quest to understand the real cost of gold in our lives and the fate of those trapped in the mining economy’s cage.
Breaking with the usual media conversation about the carnival that recalls Cape Town’s slave past.
The demise of Alassane Ouattara’s presidency in Cote d’Ivoire.
The use of a singular narrative to explain the divisions within Cameroon belies the reality that both anglophones and francophones are complicit in the conflict.