An encounter on a cross continental flight with white South African men and their ways, by Robina Marks, a black woman and South Africa’s ambassador in Benin.
South Africa failed to qualify for the 2022 African Cup of Nations in Cameroon and has failed to qualify for the World Cup since 2002. What else can their long suffering fans endure?
Former South African President Jacob Zuma’s various rationalizations and obstructions for his crimes make for good drama. But they also reveal Zuma’s aversion to the rule of law.
There is a lesson in the struggle for South African freedom: South Africans seeking solidarity understood they were speaking to specific audiences, not to an undifferentiated global community, and they strove to meet people where they were.
What do we know about the potential for new kinds of social movements in South Africa?
South Africans fight for “adequate housing,” freedom from eviction, and a government that will progressively realize both of these goals.
Amy Jephta and Ephraim Gordon have written and directed a noir TV series that evokes nostalgia and the tension and violence of Cape Town’s nightlife.
Anyone who lives in fear of getting sick exists in a state of unfreedom.
Today's social movements rely on tech collectives to organize safely. But few know the history of other technologies used by earlier liberation movements.
An encounter on a Cape Town bus forces the writer to think about religion, especially Christianity, and queerness.
Why are South African government policies benefiting black mothers still controversial?
Assuming today’s socioeconomic crisis benefits the Left is folly. That will only happen if we have the political vision to make class the fault line of social polarization, and for that we need to face the challenge of constructing a new party.
The death of the Zulu king highlights the unresolved issues that continue to shapes lives in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa.
A new film by South African director Nomawonga Khumalo represents the contradictions and nuances of black women’s interior lives.
Adidas and other private, for-profit companies that are embracing corporate queerness are never going to contribute to our liberation.
Scholars Archie Mafeje and Cedric Robinson challenged Eurocentrism. Their ideas are becoming more widely known. They're the focus of AIAC Talk this week.
The Joint Boundary Commission that Lesotho and South Africa have revived, gives hope that some sort of border deal might be possible between the two countries.