The ruling regime in Eritrea manipulates news and information to gain total control over its citizens.
Israeli propaganda in Ghana, and elsewhere in Africa, is aimed especially at evangelical Christians.
President Jacob Zuma oversaw a rise in political violence across all sectors of South African society.
Reporting on protests in poor communities where the mainstream media lacks, social media picks up the slack. This isn't always a good thing.
In post-uprising Tunisia, the western backed military is hampering the country's transition to democracy.
Private education companies have sought to cash in on the development game.
On International Workers’ Day, we provide a sweeping assessment of the strengths, weaknesses and potential of African trade unions.
Historian Jeffrey Ahlman talks with Dan Magaziner about Nkrumahism's shifting forms, and its influence on contemporary decolonization movements.
If media claims to be a tool for deepening democracy and development in Africa, why is it necessary for protesters to resort to burning and barricading?
Having learnt from years of extolling “technological revolution,” isn’t it time we ask the right question(s) about data in Africa?
As Ghana moves forward with a US military agreement, one group seeks to challenge the country's political direction.
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.
What is it like to be a woman leader in South Africa's Economic Freedom Fighters?
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.