A short 'archeological project' excavating both 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.
More than white saviorism, the privatizing and deregulating education in Liberia as government policy that enabled for this violence, should take the blame.
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
One of the most disturbing developments in the 2013-2015 Ebola outbreak in West Africa was the decision, in late summer 2014, to
In 1926, following the granting of a 99-year lease to the Firestone Tire Co. by the Liberian
Takun J, currently the most popular musician in Liberia, bounds on to the stage at his
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 is going to put out another Band Aid single, another rehash of the grotesque
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