In the unpredictable game of Zambian presidential politics, will the new Socialist Party win a chance to prove that it is different?
The murder of Abu Asvat has clouded Winnie Mandela's legacy. Their deep friendship symbolized what could have been in the struggle for freedom.
Does Julius Malema's EFF in South Africa do better by its local party machinery--especially its women officials--than the ANC
How black women shaped black nationalist and internationalist movements in the twentieth century US.
Land reform dominates public debate in South Africa. But it comes with a lack of data and a clear policy.
It is key that peacemaking in the CAR prioritize inclusion of minorities, especially Muslim and Peuhl Central Africans.
When rain falls on a leopard, it does not wash off his spots. The same can’t be said of Kenya’s media and the opposition after Uhuru Kenyatta’s crackdown.
30 years ago, free speech advocates were more willing to tolerate far-right voices than oppose them. It's now happening again.
Is the US military on its way to Ghana to set up base? What do Ghanaians think.
Clooney and Prendergast's simple story – explaining causes of political violence in Africa – breeds simplistic and ineffective solutions.
Despite the reforms associated with Angola’s new government, the harassment of anti-corruption journalist Rafael Marques continues.
Some South Africans are looking back on the apartheid era's Bantustan homelands with reverence. Here is why.
In Sierra Leone, politicians make promises to youth in exchange for support in elections, but they rarely deliver. This must change.
Minimal media coverage by international media has left Americans, and much of the world, unaware that US troops are active in almost every African country.
It took almost 110 years until Germany accepted the fact of the Namibian Genocide of 1904-1908.
The centrality of land in the new economic and social spaces and relations produced by conflict and displacement.
Three factors underpin Sudan’s political and economic entanglements with the West.
Right before he was fired, outgoing US Secretary of State visited six African countries. Here's why.
Neoliberalism's model of social justice: the rich prosper, but an appropriate percentage of them are minorities or women.
Burkina Faso is a rare recent instance of a popular movement that managed to directly topple a sitting government.