The physical and psychic ruins of colonial mining practice in a small town in Liberia.
The latest trick is to transfer tax-payer funded aid aimed at Africa and the Middle East into the pockets of corporations and individuals.
Scandals like the one at More Than Me—the US charity that failed to protect school girls in its care from rape by staff—are common in even the most elite aid organizations.
The privatizing and deregulating education in Liberia as much as white saviorism should take the blame for the sexual violence under an NGO's watch.
After weeks of high-drama legal scrutiny over Liberia’s first round of voting…
Writing in The New York Times about the growth of privately run for-profit schools in Liberia, the paper’s columnist Nicholas
When Liberia’s Minister of Education, George Werner, announced last spring that he was inviting foreign education
Military-to-military relationships have become the dominant mode of U.S. engagement with the African continent, overwhelming cast as institutional partnerships.
A website archive argues that Liberia needs a history that will be called 'history after the settlers.'
Takun J stirs the Liberian streets with calls for justice and accountability.
In 2012, The Economist Magazine’s style blog, Prospero, featured an essay titled “War and Peace in
Late last week, I was informed that I would not be able to travel to Dubai
Dear Jeff Fager, Executive Producer of CBS 60 Minutes, We, the undersigned, are writing to express our
As a brutal year comes to an end in the West African countries that are fighting
Bob Geldof doesn't need to do a #BandAid30 for Ebola. African musicians made a song already.
Professor Thandika Mkandawire is a development economist with a sharp mind and an even sharper tongue
Is it coincidental that nation-states just emerging from brutal civil wars cannot cope with Ebola because of their broken institutions?
Cultural Anthropology published a series of articles last week called “Ebola in Perspective,” curated by two experts on
Africa is a Radio episode 6 opens up with a transnational blend, combining remixes of Dotorado
Today the American network NBC announced publicly that friend (and contributor) of Africa is a Country, Ashoka Mukpo, is