Tadiwa Madenga’s latest book offers us a biographical portrait of Zimbabwean author Yvonne Vera written through her love of plants, gardens and nature.
Just two weeks on from Les Elephants greatest ever triumph, the Ivorian women’s national team is at its lowest point.
A new book argues for the centrality of Congolese elites and regional powers in perpetuating domestic conflict, but it too easily lets the West off the hook.
Burna Boy’s ‘Monsters You Made’ takes the debate about the need for material decolonization outside the ivory tower and into the public sphere.
BBC’s new documentary about T.B. Joshua’s human rights abuses has stirred debate about the British broadcaster’s intentions.
Cabo Verde’s success at the Africa Cup of Nations temporarily suspended the debate on the identity of the island nation's people.
O sucesso de Cabo Verde no campeonato africano das nações suspendeu temporariamente o debate sobre a identidade do povo.
What does it mean to be Malawian?
Between the Grammys and AFCON semi-final, it's been a big week for the rivalry between Nigeria and South Africa.
Palestine solidarity was widespread at the 2023 AFCON in Côte d'Ivoire, but the tournament's security apparatus quietly suppressed it.
Recognizing and appreciating creative writers in Kiswahili de-centers the use of imperial and borrowed languages in African literatures.
Nigeria’s Men's football team does best when no one expects them to.
'Les Éléphants' quarterfinal match against Mali is happening in Cote d’Ivoire’s second largest city. Can the place once ravaged by war be a site of national redemption once again?
African football is often maligned as steeped in superstition. But rather than endemic to the continent, debates about football 'sorcery' reflect global dynamics.
How the Palancas Negras won the hearts of Angolan football fans.
The party in Abidjan is one that the whole continent is invited to.
No one should be surprised at Ghana's Afcon exit.
So far, the group stages have delivered a host of surprises at this edition of the Africa Cup of Nations. But, fans of the tournament have long come to expect the unexpected.
Three dates, in particular, were turning points in touching the hearts of Ivorians.
Our host of the African Five-a-Side podcast kicks off his coverage of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Cote d'Ivoire.