Young people have become an influential demographic in Nigerian politics. But are they a coherent political constituency?
On March 20th there was a national shutdown in South Africa. On that day, we hosted a discussion in Johannesburg on the effectiveness and future of the South African left.
The video playlist from our one-day symposium marking the 10th anniversary of the Marikana massacre—funded by Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—is now on YouTube.
If someone had to hold the title of father of African cinema, Ousmane Sembéne would be the most compelling candidate.
Reflecting on the 2022 edition of the African Cup of nations, and the successes of small countries.
In the last video for our Nairobi edition of Capitalism in My City, we meet the Organic Intellectuals Network.
The Jamaican born filmmaker, Lebert Bethune, who was close to Malcolm X, made two films that deftly explored Black identity at the end of the 1960s.
In the third video for our Nairobi edition of Capitalism in My City, Gacheke Gachihi visits a site of environmental injustice.
Learn more about historical relationship between apartheid South Africa and apartheid Israel in this short video.
In the second video from our Capitalism In My City project, Dennis Esikuri talks to everyday Nairobians about the current employment opportunities in the context of the COVID-19 epidemic.
In the first video from a series for the Capitalism In My City project, Brian Mathenge decodes what everyday capitalism looks like from the margins of Nairobi.
Ashley Kriel, murdered on 9 July 1987, embodied a kind of politics that people feel are missing from South African politics today: tireless commitment and sacrifice.
"Shutting Down the Rainbow Nation" lets mostly women students, mostly from Rhodes University in the Eastern Cape, articulate for themselves what is going on in this moment.
Our short film of the creator and star of "Awkward Black Girl," Issa Rae, whose father is Senegalese and mother is African American and who spent part of her childhood in Dakar.
Whether there will be an "Awkward Black Girl" movie or not, Issa Rae has impacted black television without ever being on television.