Cities will continue to exist and grow despite the coronavirus crisis because of the distinctly human need for social interaction, physical contact, and collaboration.
The global public health industry is complicit in the reproduction of “the African tragedy.”
Governments need funds for stimulus packages and aid to address COVID-19. But corporate tax avoidance and tax breaks for aid in African countries is undermining emergency responses.
Despite the media's wish for a neat story, the African continent's response to COVID-19 is all over the map.
In a Kenya coping with COVID-19 restrictions, circumcision season presents an impossible choice between tradition and civil obedience.
COVID-19 has been a blessing to the ruling classes in Algeria. However, the popular Hirak movement has not said its last word yet.
Recalling its Ebola hysteria would help the US better confront COVID-19.
The African response to the coronavirus pandemic displays innovation and ingenuity.
How managing COVID-19 and other crises necessitates Africa’s structural transformation, and what we can learn from the early post-independence development projects.
South Africa’s biggest city is ground zero for debates about the long-term effectiveness and constitutionality of militarized urban policing and how we imagine the post-COVID city.
Three prominent curators on how they are (re-)situating their respective curatorial practices in relation to the political moment.
The Eritrean government continues to force students into military service in the middle of a pandemic. Things are about to get even worse.
News reports claiming that “wet markets” in Asia are the source of the coronavirus obscure the fact that the consumption of wild animals is common in the West.
Americans could learn a thing or two from Africans’ history of resisting structural adjustment policies.
African societies are failing to systematically capture the true impact of COVID-19.
The government of Zimbabwe has decided it does not care whether Zimbabweans live or die.
On the other side of the pandemic, we must strengthen and build strong working-class movements to challenge imperialism and neocolonialism.