The island nation's celebrated political system was never a gift bestowed, but seized through sheer agency and hard-fought autonomy.
My first encounter with Basil Davidson was in an undergraduate seminar with the Pan-Africanist scholar Pearl Robinson. Resolute in
Episode 3 of Africa is a Country Radio is live on Groovalizacion and the AIAC Mixcloud
These days, well-behaved African heads of state are rewarded by Barack Obama with the chance to
No.17 in our regular update on new African films to watch.
Watching the African Nations Cup with Ghana fans on Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn.
Writing in The Guardian, football journalist Jonathan Wilson noted that “… for the first time since 1992,
Like many Angolans on Sunday I was forced to eat my share of humble pie and
What we learned from Day 8 of the 2013 African Cup of Nations.
Today we’re launching our series of Africa Nations Cup playlists — music to get you in
South Africa’s form has been dismal for a while now. Pre-Afcon, Elliot Ross concluded here that
South Africa’s Bafana Bafana were sloppy and did not take their opponents seriously. It was a
By Amílcar Tavares* Almost one fifth of Cape Verde’s population would fit in the stands of The
Next year we hope Nigerian super-pastor T.B. Joshua will let us know what 2013’s top 10
1. This high-stakes knockout format might not be so bad after all. Qualifying groups are long,
I’ve long thought the UN or the OECD ought to measure, as a development indicator, nations’
In his 2009 anatomy of the financial crisis, First As Tragedy, Then As Farce, Slavoj Žižek noted
Saudade. European Portuguese: [sɐwˈðaðɨ], Brazilian Portuguese: [sawˈdadʒi], Galician: [sawˈðaðe]; a deep emotional state of nostalgic longing
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yffEiWHIoZI&w=600&h=349] This morning, Cape Verdean singer Cesária Évora passed away in Mandelo, São Vicente, the island
There's not much to celebrate according to young Cape Verdeans. That doesn't mean they don't like music.