On telling stories through the evocative and varied moments in which humans live, rather than through the predictable and artificial plots historians devise.
COVID-19 exposes the deadly dominance of neoclassical economics in Africa.
Enough of the ignorance: LGBT+ rights are Ghanaian and human rights, not an attempt by Westerners to impose their values or culture.
Kwame Nkrumah’s ideas about pan-Africanism and African liberation inspired many young scholars to explore global linkages around race and power, to uncover historical connections and forge new ones.
How Kwame Nkrumah and Julius Nyerere’s approaches to gender politics, help reshape feminist visions for reclaiming a developmental state.
Lessons on radical politics from a 1970s political-cultural icon. Rawlings also dominated and shaped Ghanaian politics through the 1980s and 1990s.
The history of Africa involves navigating utopian visions and brutal realities as the recent work of Egyptian filmmaker Tamer el-Said's and before that, Ayi Kwei Armah show.
Nkrumah, Nyerere and Senghor were acutely aware of the need to displace the epistemic conditions of colonization in order to transcend it.
How managing COVID-19 and other crises necessitates Africa’s structural transformation, and what we can learn from the early post-independence development projects.
Official Ghanaian pan-Africanism is now less motivated by African liberation and solidarity and more by profit incentives. Ghana’s Year of Return is the best example of this.
Ghana’s ruling party has proposed a new law to control the country’s public universities. The country’s academics are fighting it.
Rather than addressing food scarcity, genetically modified crops may render African farmers and scientists more, not less, reliant on global markets.
Plutôt que de pallier l’insécurité alimentaire, les cultures génétiquement modifiées risquent de rendre les agriculteurs et les scientifiques africains plus, et non moins, dépendants des marchés mondiaux.
When the usual rules no longer hold, like in a pandemic, we might find inspiration in the collectivities and working principles of artists.
The coronavirus shut down in Ghana exposes the weaknesses and inequities in the country’s education system.
Like the linguistic hierarchy in postcolonial African countries, a hierarchy exists in the Ghanaian film industry against indigenous film industries.
LBQ Gathering, a collective of LGBTQIA+ activists from Ghana seeks to build a community of queer Ghanaian women and non-binary people.
Talking to other African women about sexual experiences, desires, and fantasies without feeling judged.
Demolishing homes of poor residents in Accra while under lockdown, tells us all we need to know about the Ghanaian state's treatment of working class people.