Fatma Alloo (of the Tanzania Media Women's Association) on how women used the media and cultural spaces to organize and challenge gender norms.
A new project from Cuban rapper El Individuo humanizes the Cuban perspective, inadvertently flying in the face of the United States Republican Party's agenda.
What counts as “authentic” decolonization as the term takes over our social media and influencer bubbles? And how we can sharpen our activism.
For the peripheries and proletarians of the world—most of the world—Maradona is a symbol of defiance against the football aristocracy, corporate bosses and empire itself.
Speculative fiction by writers from Africa explore viral apocalypses. What can we learn from art on catastrophe?
How has Nigeria’s film industry responded to the protests of #EndSARS?
Can we move from temporary shame about our endless consumption of unethically sourced jewels and smartphones to concrete action?
Tanzanian-American filmmaker Ekwa Msangi uses one Angolan family’s story of immigration to tell a larger story.
Ekwa Msangi, realizadora Tanzaniana-Americana, mostra a história de muitos imigrantes com a experiência de uma família angolana de imigração.
Nigerian cinema is obsessed with films about the wealthy. Can class politics shine through?
Recent changes affect the daily lives of ex-combatants and other soldiers who struggle to reintegrate into society a decade after the end of the war.
How useful is Antonio Gramsci’s concept of hegemony in making sense of 20th century Egyptian politics?
We all want to see Africa's heritage repatriated to the continent. But what happens after it returns?
At a time when Evangelical Christianity frequently goes against the interests of African people, is it time for us to re-make Christianity?
In a Kenya coping with COVID-19 restrictions, circumcision season presents an impossible choice between tradition and civil obedience.
How Tupac Shakur endures for urbanized and alienated African youth.
What might Black Lives Matter learn from Africanist scholars who have studied inequality outside the US, especially in Africa?