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.
Passport privilege remains an entirely unaddressed, unsustainable inequity, and the most consistently overlooked factor that defines every single immigration debate and "crisis" of movement and migration.
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.
The identities, liberal or homophobe are cultural and political. They are not a perfect mirror of the narrative of homophobia in Africa.
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 'Critique of Black Reason' is useful for our analysis of the postcolonial present.
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.
The privatizing and deregulating education in Liberia as much as white saviorism should take the blame for the sexual violence under an NGO's watch.
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?
American liberals’ continued refusal to engage seriously with the global collapse of the postwar liberal order.
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.