In the 50th year since humans first landed on the moon, we take you back to Zambia's attempt to achieve that feat.
Few black thinkers and creatives in the United States seem able to grapple with the implications of their Americocentrism in relation to Africa.
A wide ranging interview with the celebrated Mozambican writer, Mia Cuoto
Outrage against arrogant hunters is not enough. Wildlife conservation requires rethinking.
Africa and its peoples were central to the great Immanuel Wallerstein's intellectual development and political activism.
The Somali artist and DJ, Hibotep, is one of the many pushing electronic hybrid sounds from East Africa through the epicenter of the movement, Kampala.
13 years after Binyavanga Wainaina's satirical essay, many "experts" on Africa continue to fail to comprehend the need for African voices in stories about the continent.
Restitution and the responsibility of addressing Europe's colonial legacy via the artifacts left behind.
This review of the film Noem My Skollie, first published in 2018, is reproduced here following the passing of screen writer John Fredericks in July 2019.
While many African Christians can only imagine a white Jesus, others have actively promoted a vision of a brown or black Jesus, both in art and in ideology.
Ghana's government likes to advertise its "Year of Return" to welcome members of the African diaspora back to the country, but the first returnees, Ratafarians, are still fighting for their rights.
The famed Malian musician celebrates his 70th birthday and 50 years in the industry in 2019.
Comics have power, especially over the young, and perhaps more than we care to acknowledge.
Visiting a museum in a French port city, brings up questions about how slavery is remembered.
South African activist Dulcie September would have turned 84 today had she not been assassinated in March 1988. The podcast series They Killed Dulcie revisits the murder and her legacy.
On the 50th anniversary of Walter Rodney's Groundings with My Brothers, a small group of scholars on the impacts of Rodney on their intellectual development and political commitments.
The great South African writer and activist, Ruth First, was assassinated by a letter bomb sent by the South African Security Police in Maputo, Mozambique on this day, 17 August, in 1982.
A collective of artists and architects are working to reimagine public space in abandoned property developments in Ghana's capital city.
The experience of studying Africa in London makes the writers question the validity of "African Studies" as is currently taught in Britain.
Some of the mythologies about Nelson Mandela don't line up with actual histories.