The power of having a god who resembles us.
Many African countries are by now capitalist societies and analytically need to be treated as such.
Scandals like the one at More Than Me—the US charity that failed to protect school girls in its care from rape by staff—are common in even the most elite aid organizations.
On the anniversary of Nelson Mandela's passing—December, 5th 2013—reflecting on Africa's place in African American politics and popular culture.
Mbembe's work is written against the backdrop of the disillusionment generated by the crushing of the hopes and aspirations of the decolonizing movement in Africa in the 1950s and 60s.
In the age of renewed tyranny and illiberalism, diverse political repertoires and modes of struggle from the continent of Africa offer inspiration.
The major problem with the term "decolonization" is its status as empty signifier, argues South African psychologist Wahbie Long.
Media studies scholar Sharon Sliwinski asks whether dreaming can be recast as a vital form of resistance to political violence. A review of her book.
The UN and South Africa's Statistics Service are exaggerating immigrant numbers and playing with people's lives in South Africa.
More than white saviorism, the privatizing and deregulating education in Liberia as government policy that enabled for this violence, should take the blame.
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.