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.
For decades, Big Men in different forms have had their day in Africa, and have forced us to celebrate it. It's time for a change.
History will reward those thinkers whose ideals and actions remained aligned with the people.
On Mother's Day — a dedication to hardscrabble mothers.
There is very little self-made about Nigeria's young, rich and glamorous like oil magnate Paddy Adenuga and DJ Cuppy.
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.