As market vendors are beaten and the sick unable to move to hospitals, the wealthy prepare for the long-haul in their solar-powered homes.
South Africa mustn’t forget the public—and that includes migrants and refugees—in its public health response to COVID-19.
What are the roles of the African Union and the African Center for Disease Control in responding to COVID-19?
South Africa’s Human Rights Day (originally Sharpeville Day) holds a special place in the nation’s history.
COVID-19 isn’t simply a medical or epidemiological crisis; it is a crisis of sovereignty.
COVID-19 presents an unprecedented threat, but a campaign by South Africa's security forces attempting to grind defenseless people into dust does not guarantee success.
Public anxiety grows over “prosperity preachers” who have dominated the religious landscape in South Africa and across the continent.
This crisis has further emphasized the neglect of Kenya’s poor by the government, and is therefore “a wake up call that we are on our own.”
Au crépuscule du règne de Ouattara en Côte d’Ivoire.
We know what will happen with this new virus, and so I cannot blissfully self-isolate.
A new book explores the rationale of Israel’s efforts to expand its influence on the African continent.
Coronavirus and the problematic perception of migrants as health threats.
What lessons can we learn for today from the 2008-09 cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe?
Why we need to make climate action our daily duty.
A new effort to block chocolate imports from Cote d’Ivoire to the US brings attention to cocoa’s problematic supply chain.
In the 1960s, Algiers was a beacon for worldwide liberation movements. What happened to its rebellious spirit?
The coronavirus pandemic places moral, economic, and political questions before us. Only two answers remain: socialism or barbarism.
The demise of Alassane Ouattara’s presidency in Cote d’Ivoire.
The use of a singular narrative to explain the divisions within Cameroon belies the reality that both anglophones and francophones are complicit in the conflict.
In a ruling party-dominated Tanzania, opposition parties are flawed but remain critically important.