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.
On Mother's Day — a dedication to hardscrabble mothers.
Nigeria's young, rich and glamorous are the Trojan Horse for the pains of neoliberalism.
China is developing a media footprint in Africa, via providing digital TV services and a global news channel.
How to change the erroneous perception of Africa as technology backwater. Go look, for example, at what the "Maker Movement" is doing in Ghana and Nigeria.
A deeply colonial institution, with a shameful history, struggles to reinvent itself.
I had told many half-truths before, but those little lies were cute compared to this, the first time I told a big lie.
The Jacob Zuma years were especially damaging for re-introducing South Africans to political leaders who did not fear shame.
Today marks ten years since Aimé Césaire's death. What would he have thought about the state of the former French colonies today?
Engaging seriously with Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s life could help us understand how South Africa got where it is and where it’s going.
2018 marks 25 years since the publication of Gilroy’s seminal work, The Black Atlantic.
What use are academic categories when they reinforce conservative concepts scholars seek to challenge?
Uber’s usual tricks -- to provoke price wars in an attempt to increase their share of markets, evade taxes, and undermine workers’ rights -- are alive and well in Africa.
Social media group-think derails any chance for a progressive political movement.
What’s at stake with 'Black Panther'? This is after all just a movie, right?
Anyone committed to an expansive concept of Pan-African liberation must regard 'Black Panther' as a counterrevolutionary film.
The attitude that Zimbabweans need to give Mnangagwa a chance and not be quick to criticize is what led to Mugabe's dictatorship
Tsvangirai’s legitimacy was born out of his trusted representation of workers’ interests and the charismatic force of his personality.
The author was arrested for insulting Cameroon's president, spent 20 days in prison and was deported. He made this statement at his trial.