#FeesMustFall was the most serious challenge to the post-apartheid political order, but didn’t connect to broader working-class struggles. Now, despite police brutality, students are beginning to make those linkages.
COVID-19 exposes the deadly dominance of neoclassical economics in Africa.
Behind the anxieties about tackling forced displacement and terror, is the recognizable lexicon of racialized difference. This all infuses the practice of humanitarianism.
Shell and its counterparts in the oil industry in Nigeria must accept responsibility for horrors that result from their quests for profit. Everything else is just PR.
Social policy is essential to creating more just African countries. Why is it not the norm across the continent?
Tanzania’s workers are at the highest risk for COVID-19 infections and deaths. Why are trade unions not taking action?
Student militancy has revived in Burkinabè public universities over the past decade. Now, a student movement could slowly transform society.
What would happen if people could transform state policy based on the principle of social justice? The AIDS struggle in South Africa has some lessons.
The Ousmane Sonko / Adji Sarr rape case is allegoric of the treatment of victims of rape and sexual violence in Senegal, a country in which the bodies of women have always been an arena for political battles.
Philanthrocapitalists are driving massively profitable schemes dressed up as eco-friendly, pro-poor solutions to climate disaster.
The Senegalese state’s quest to crush the opposition has caused massive unrest throughout the country. A regime that blows on the embers fans the flames.
Slavery existed in the Sahel before the Transatlantic Slave Trade and endured beyond its abolitions. To this day.
Women say it is their turn to lead the United Nations. But can a female head of the UN change the organization’s work culture and correct the power imbalances among UN member states?
Just ten nations have administered 75% of the vaccines worldwide. Countries like South Africa are being left behind.
Local biodiversity loss and degradation of resources will have the greatest effect on communities in regions of biofuel expansion.
An examination of South African statistics reveal that the police are substantially more violent than those in the US or Canada.
In Nigeria, to be an emigrant is to possess illustrious social capital and a badge of honor that is not only reserved for you, but also for your family.
Cities will continue to exist and grow despite the coronavirus crisis because of the distinctly human need for social interaction, physical contact, and collaboration.