At the largest gathering of black people he had ever seen together in Amsterdam, the author, originally from Kenya, wonder why they knew so little of each other.
The recent election has led to violence and general pandemonium. An explosion of independent journalism offers hope.
Nkrumah, Nyerere and Senghor were acutely aware of the need to displace the epistemic conditions of colonization in order to transcend it.
The African response to the coronavirus pandemic displays innovation and ingenuity.
Industrialization was sought as a panacea to ethnic conflicts, resource crisis, and unemployment. But what prospects does it actually offer to Ethiopian youth?
The current leadership in Kenya is made up of individuals whose personal interests run through virtually every sector of Kenya’s economy. Including when they negotiate trade deals.
The stories of African immigrants to the United States tell vivid tales of unimaginable anti-Blackness through foreign terrains.
How managing COVID-19 and other crises necessitates Africa’s structural transformation, and what we can learn from the early post-independence development projects.
Communities that live and work in African woodlands must become central to conservation efforts.
Kenya's 2010 Constitution put limits on men's dominance of public institutions, including parliament. Since then, men have done everything to sabotage it, but also to scrap it altogether.
South Africa’s biggest city is ground zero for debates about the long-term effectiveness and constitutionality of militarized urban policing and how we imagine the post-COVID city.
Women in southern Kaduna recently marched clad and unclad to demand an end to deadly violence. Suddenly, the customs surrounding the repression of the female body no longer mattered.
Addressing antisemitism in anti-Zionist politics and what Africans can do about the occupation.
Growing xenophobic nationalism in South Africa is a danger to African people across the continent.
How an environmental catastrophe catalyzed major anti-government mobilizations in Mauritius.
Arresting and jailing Kenya's poor isn't working to cut crime or protect people's rights. We need something else.
The anti-Black Lives Matter backlash in South Africa highlights the growing ideological convergence between the far right and conservatives.
No sul de Angola, para além do infindável ciclo de seca, a crise humanitária cresce por causa de razões não climatológicas.