Despite consistent and protracted attempts by government to repress access to social media and freedom of expression, citizen's voices are being heard over the internet in Cameroon.
Africa, for Donald Trump and his National Security Advisor John Bolton, is a place to risk a little and chase some glory. US media just parrots it.
Discussions on the global climate crisis tend to ignore the role that Africans are playing at the leading edge in the fight against climate change.
In recent years, Rwanda and Ethiopia have been some of the largest recipients of aid money from the UK and US governments, as well as some of the West's leading philanthropies, including the Gates Foundation.
The land issue is the most divisive issue that Namibia has experienced since independence.
Land reform in South Africa has to not only tackle racial inequalities of ownership, but also the power of chiefs and the Zulu royal family.
Negotiations for a minimum wage put Nigeria's trade unions at the front of poor people's struggles.
Patricia De Lille, one of South Africa's most popular post-apartheid politicians, claims she tried to redress spatial apartheid in Cape Town, but the legacy of her seven year run as mayor is one of violent forced removals and a refusal to upgrade informal settlements.
Hyper-partisan politics and shallow journalism obscured the implications of the protests at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
The future looks terrifying for many US-based exiles from Mauritania—facing deportation to Africa's modern "slave nation" under Trump's monstrous ICE.
On the emergence and political work of the rape-resources narrative in the eastern DRC (Democratic Republic of the Congo).
Can transitional justice initiatives achieve their ambitious agenda of combatting gender based violence?
Brazil is the world’s second-largest African nation, but just elected an outright rightwing racist as president. It can't be good for the continent.
What does the election of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro mean for Brazilians of African descent?
Caricatures aside, how do President Yoweri Museveni and the National Revolutionary Movement state reproduce power? It's been 31 years.
What has the world's Moët drinking capital and a world leader in global indices of private jet ownership to do with left politics?
The capacity to decide who can move, who can settle, where and under what conditions is increasingly becoming the core of political struggles.
Any deviation from economic orthodoxy in South Africa is made coterminous with the most extreme cases, like Zimbabwe and Venezuela.
Kenya's prisons are in serious need of reform. Opening the door to private interests is not the solution.
State repression is no match for innovative forms of activism amongst the country's youth