African demographic growth is expected to continue unabated over the next century. How should poverty reduction be addressed on the continent?
In a world of fake news, shallow analysis and torrid pontificating, combining empirical evidence with emotive expression, is what give Roy's essays legs.
The global response to a disease that largely effects the most marginalized populations of poorer countries shows a basic lack of respect for human rights on the part of international institutions.
The renaming of streets is an important urban decolonial practice.
Try being a single woman in Nigeria.
Why did the CIA want to silence Mandela? And what does this tell us about his political legacy?
Obama's speech in South Africa, marking the late Mandela's 100th birthday, is more liberal white washing of radical social movements of the past.
Mathew Lane Durham's sexual abuse of orphans in Kenya exposes a deeper disfunction with American voluntourism and Christian outreach in Africa.
Given her status in 20th century South African history, historians have surprisingly said little about Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, before or since her April 2018 passing.
On the denial of academic institutions when it comes to talk of decolonization.
Trump's tweet repeating white nationalist propaganda about land reform in South Africa shows that white supremacy has consistently relied on an international receptivity and interdependence.
All political parties in South Africa try to mobilize voters based on their and voters' xenophobia and they're outdoing each other with an election scheduled for 2019.
The Egyptian Marxist Samir Amin's contributions to historical social science—and revolutionary theory—span an almost mind-boggling breadth.
The complicated relationship of Jean -Paul Sartre and Frantz Fanon.
Former US Congressman and Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums, who passed away recently, played a leading role in the global fight against South African Apartheid in the 1980s.
#TargetMalaria plans to introduce genetically modified mosquitoes to a remote village in Burkina Faso. Why do we need to be concerned?
Everyone but the Chibok girls--subjects of #BringBackOurGirls--and their families in Nigeria have moved on, but history does not march on for the victims.
A series of photos documenting the contemporary state of the site of perhaps the most decisive battle in the liberation of Southern Africa.
It is worth revisiting the context for the mass killings, how historians have studied it since and casting a revisionist eye.
History will reward those thinkers whose ideals and actions remained aligned with the people.