How an experimental periodical led by an individual editor thrived in Nasserist Cairo even though it never joined the canon of revolutionary print.
Something’s different about the reaction to South Africa’s victory at the 2023 Rugby World Cup, its fourth title.
Up next in the African Five-a-side podcast, we name our central defender, and explain how Ghana's first president boycotted the 1966 FIFA World Cup and won two Afcons.
One bandleader's quest to keep Afrobeat political in Latin America.
It would seem that Hollywood has discovered Africa again. But how does all the new American content about Africa’s past compare to a previous generation of African-made movies on the same topic?
In the latest episode of the African five-a-side podcast, we name our goalkeeper.
The return of Belgian-Congolese multitalent Baloji is nothing short of remarkable, with his latest output offering a fourfold album, an immersive exhibition, and most notably, a captivating magic realistic film.
The successes of elite Kenyan athletes should not distract from the ways ordinary Kenyans are using it to make meaning for themselves.
Telling one's story as a black queer person isn't yet the luxury it is chalked out to be, especially when it remains dangerous to be queer in the world.
A new HBO documentary exposes the harm caused by unqualified aid workers in Uganda, but its attempts to complicate the narrative ultimately fall flat.
One cannot fully appreciate Kenya’s normative Christianity and its particular obsession with public piety without appreciating the legacy of the East African revival.
What does the history of South Africa’s power utility, Eskom, tell us about the apartheid and post-apartheid state?
Post-Colonialisms Today provides an antidote to Western-centric analysis of Africa in a special issue of 'Africa Development.'
Africa Is a Country is proud to introduce a new podcast focused on the politics and cultural relevance of football on the African continent.
Ramata-Toulaye Sy’s directorial debut is not only a love story about two star-crossed individuals, but about the whimsical landscapes of the place where they fall in love.
The tragedy of settler-colonialism.
New films from Mila Turajlić salvages footage from the Yugoslavian news archives to tell a story of non-aligned internationalism against Cold War bipolarity.
How 'Dawn' magazine illustrates the significant role women played in South Africa’s armed struggle against apartheid.
We often hear from Western donors that Africa suffers from food ‘scarcity.’ The real problem is the exploitation of African land, labor, and knowledge.
How might a longer view of African art-making affect our understanding of what counts as art, text, and authorship?