An overview of some of the problems and opportunities that the reopening of Belgium's infamous AfricaMuseum brings.
Poor reading scores among South African children highlights the need for decolonization in book publishing, teaching and policy implementation.
Media coverage of rhino poaching in Southern Africa not only fails to address white control over conservation, but also reinforces it.
The erratic electricity supply in Nigeria is a metaphor for life there.
There is a long history of white artists representing black people in France, reproducing stereotypes and failing to capture the people they claim to represent.
Two sides of the same e-waste documentary.
Remembering Joe Miller, a historian of eastern Angola and central Africa, who died at 79 on 12 March 2019.
Rapper YoungstaCPT's headspace is shaped by Cape Town’s history.
The photo series Another Way Home captures how migration effects families, communities and individuals—those who travel and those who stay behind.
Rapper Jovi has inducted himself into a club of Cameroonian artists who have embraced their own truths in the face of adversity.
The emphasis on identity and difference act to temper the radical potential of South Africa's youth. They need an education on class politics.
The films of Robert Van Lierop and Margaret Dickson chronicled anti-imperial struggles in Mozambique. They also offer a new generation blueprints on revolution and solidarity.
The legendary Senegalese director (Touki-Bouki and Hyenas) said of his films: “My work is not based on premeditation or planning; it is based on the instant."
Everyday Lagos and Lagosians fill the pages of Leye Adenle's thrillers, but fail to fill some holes in the plots.
The new comedy 'Matwetwe' hits all the right chords to tell a story about the current place and time of South African youth.
News of a potential cure for HIV shouldn't lead us to complacency. There are 37m people in the world with HIV, nearly half who can't access treatment.
Religious authorities in Senegal are organizing protests against a popular TV series. The outrage could be related to the challenges the series provokes of the "proper" place of women in society.
A new memoir by South African-American Stephanie Urdang offers a remarkable and feminist view of love, longing and revolutionary struggle.
The authors of an upcoming edited book to revisit Samr Amir's legacy in economics, write about what they wanted to achieve.
The documentary Welcome to Sodom gets most of its facts wrong about the so-called "largest electronic waste dump in the world."