Kenyan president William Ruto has reinvented himself as Africa's climate champion. But, his policy contradictions reveal that this is just his latest hustle
As the ruler of the most populous nation in the Arab world, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi should be concerned about the fallout of the ongoing Israel-Gaza war on his regime.
The Knowledge Portal of the Nawi Afrifem Macroeconomics Collective is a digital apex platform that collates and curates African women’s knowledge resources on the economy.
In South Africa, white climate groups are detached from broader struggles for economic justice and equality.
The horrific violence against civilians, both Palestinian and Israeli, are overwhelmingly the product of Israel’s occupation and siege. But we can and must condemn all of it, while steadfastly opposing Israeli apartheid.
Egypt’s president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is running for a third term. On the Africa Is a Country podcast, we discuss what this means for the country.
What’s fueling the military takeovers sweeping across West and Central Africa?
AirBnb is making the idea of a liveable, walkable city unattainable, while deepening inequality and decimating local industries.
In the 1970s, young left-wing activists fought clandestinely for Senegal’s democratization under Senghor’s brutal regime.
In the context of climate apartheid, a new scramble for resources, and debt crises, the Global South must find another way to be human.
Small scale farmers in Tunisia are caught between international actors and a domestic policy that protects corporations.
The predatory tech giant is at the center of a heritage site land grab, pitting indigenous and environmental activists against city authorities.
Somalia’s political landscape is increasingly fragmented due to regional and clan differences. Is this the end of the centralized state and a unified, national identity?
While Ethiopia’s leaders chase shiny new projects that are grand monuments to themselves and modernity, they ignore the country’s rich, natural heritage.
France is not a new problem for Africa. Since the 19th century, its stood in the way of the continent’s self-determination.
Recent violence across the Eritrean diaspora is being instrumentalized by populists. But the violence is a desperate cry for attention and requires the Eritrean opposition to seize the moment for regime change.
In response to the Johannesburg fire disaster, the South African government has announced a ‘politically free’ commission of inquiry. But there is no such thing.
In Kenya, elected office does not represent a duty to represent ordinary citizens, but an opportunity for personal enrichment.
Held in Nairobi this month, the inaugural Africa Climate Summit is an important step for the continent’s response to climate change. Still, the disasters in Libya and Morocco underscore that rhetoric and declarations are not enough.
That South African political parties across the spectrum were quick to venerate the politician and Zulu prince Mangosutho Buthelezi, who died last week, demonstrates that the country is still attached to Bantustan ideology.