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
Thanks to Cameroon's October 7th, 2018 presidential elections, the soul of Paul Biya's decaying regime's grip on power has been exposed more than ever before. It is revolting to watch.
How do Morocco and Senegal, the two African countries that had a May '68 of their own, commemorate or debate that legacy 50 years later?
Youth activism and the politics of violence in South Sudan.
Fasting and prayer don't determine election results; and two, social media has profoundly changed the political landscape.
The time is ripe to ask not "does aid work," but "how does aid work?"
Pith helmets and jodhpurs aside, Melania Trump went to four African countries to promote her "Be Best" education initiative. What's that about?
Sixteen years after the end of the Angolan civil war, the Angolan state considers how to properly remember and memorialize the leader of UNITA.
How can Cosatu remain relevant in the face of declining membership and a failing formal economy?
Who gets to host future editions of the men's soccer World Cup is not just big business, but also a bargaining chip in international relations.
What will it take to get Germany to own up fully to its colonial history, specifically the atrocities it committed during the Genocide in Namibia?
The Arsenal 'Visit Rwanda' sponsorship deal is government image management 101.
Policymakers need to properly assess the risks to ordinary Congolese people from expanding the “conflict minerals” category.
South Africa's white nationalists are finally in the spotlight, thanks to Donald Trump. Nobody likes what they see.
The planned global Education Outcomes Fund—the UN seems onboard—would create markets for “non-state” providers while guaranteeing profits for private investors that purchase “impact bonds.”
Europe’s anti-immigrant far right movements find willing African allies to amplify their offensive messages.