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    Pan Africanism mural in Tanzania. Photo: Michael Branz/ CC BY 2.0
    Politics and Society3 weeks ago

    Opinion | PanAfricanists must seek a radical cure for the open wound that is the state in Africa

    Arts, Culture and Sport3 weeks ago

    Grammy Awards: Africa finally has its own category – but at what cost?

    Politics and Society3 weeks ago

    Hage Geingob: Namibian president who played a modernising role

    Zimbabwean writer Andrew Chatora awarded for land-themed novel in New York
    Arts, Culture and Sport3 weeks ago

    Zimbabwean writer Andrew Chatora awarded for land-themed novel in New York

    Pumpjack located south of Midland, Texas.
    Politics and Society3 weeks ago

    Europe has plans for Africa’s resources, and not for Africa’s benefit

    Nelson Mandela revisiting his cell at Robben Island prison. The image was sold to support his charitable causes. Louise Gubb/Corbis via Getty Images
    Politics and Society3 weeks ago

    Nelson Mandela’s personal items under the hammer in New York? Why it outraged some, and what’s at stake

    Politics and Society4 weeks ago

    Opinion | Julia Sebutinde — the ICJ judge whose dissenting opinion further condemned Gazans

    Muhoozi Kainerugaba,
    Politics and Society4 weeks ago

    Opinion | The Muhoozi Project is a hoax

    Arts, Culture and Sport4 weeks ago

    Ghana’s looted Asante gold comes home (for now) – Asante ruler’s advisor tells us about the deal

    Politics and Society4 weeks ago

    Opinion | Kenyans caught in a dual dictatorship problem

    In this instalment, Chatora uses more characters to inhabit more locales and the greater part of the book is set in his native Zimbabwe.
    Arts, Culture and Sport4 weeks ago

    Navigating Zimbabwe and her Diaspora: Through the Years Inside Harare Alcatraz and Other Short Stories

    Arts, Culture and Sport2 months ago

    Gone With The Blue Zodiac – A rich mosaic of the Zimbabwean cultural richness and sensibility

    Young Africans could disrupt authoritarian states but they don’t – here’s why
    Politics and Society2 months ago

    Young Africans could disrupt authoritarian states but they don’t – here’s why

    Winners of 2023 Activism Awards announced
    Politics and Society2 months ago

    Winners of 2023 Activism Awards announced

    Pan-African progressives Africans Rising elect coordinating collective
    Politics and Society2 months ago

    Statement: Africans Rising commiserates with victims of Nigeria Army bombing and condemns the act by the army as barbaric

    Zimbabwean writer Andrew Chatora.
    Arts, Culture and Sport3 months ago

    #ZimbabweLitMonth: Where the Heart is (2022)

    Africans Rising condemns ongoing war in Sudan, declares Day of Solidarity (2nd December, 2023)
    Politics and Society3 months ago

    Africans Rising condemns ongoing war in Sudan, declares Day of Solidarity (2nd December, 2023)

    Photo by Simon Maina/AFP via Getty Images
    Politics and Society3 months ago

    William Ruto’s first year: he promised to make life easier for Kenyans, but things got worse

    Politics and Society3 months ago

    $5k grants are not enough to say you’re supporting youth-led organizations

    King Charles III (L) and The President of the Republic of Kenya William Ruto (R). Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage/GettyImages
    Politics and Society4 months ago

    British king acknowledges colonial atrocities in Kenya – here’s what could happen next

    Arts, Culture and Sport3 years ago

    The Village Pope has passed: remembering Tsepo Tshola, Lesotho’s musical giant

    Politics and Society2 years ago

    Benin’s 30m ‘Amazon’ statue honours the women warriors of Dahomey

    Politics and Society1 year ago

    Saudi Arabia is a modern slave hub and graveyard for African migrant workers

    Arts, Culture and Sport1 year ago

    Women behind the decks: The rise of South Africa’s female Amapiano DJs

    A person reading the bible
    African identities1 year ago

    What does the Bible say about homosexuality? For starters, Jesus wasn’t a homophobe

    Politics and Society2 years ago

    Alliance High School appoints new head — the smooth transition marks a new dawn

    Lifestyle2 years ago

    South Africa approves the use of the Dapivirine vaginal ring for HIV prevention

    Scholar-activist W.E.B. DuBois in 1946.
    African identities1 year ago

    W.E.B. Du Bois, Black History Month and the importance of African American studies

    Cartoon | UK High Court upholds a controversial plan to send migrants to Rwanda
    Politics and Society1 year ago

    Cartoon | UK High Court upholds a controversial plan to send migrants to Rwanda

    Nigerian super artist Tems (Temilade Openiyi) 
    Arts, Culture and Sport1 year ago

    Nigeria and South Africa triumph at the 2023 Grammys

    The art in this dossier is based on still frames from the music video ‘IMF’ by Seun Kuti and Egypt 80 (Knitting Factory Records) featuring Dead Prez’s M1, directed by Jerome Bernard and produced by Duck Factory.
    Politics and Society11 months ago

    Life or Debt: The Stranglehold of Neocolonialism and Africa’s Search for Alternatives

    Borderless Africa: Free movement in Africa is a step towards complete decolonisation
    Politics and Society11 months ago

    Borderless Africa: Free movement in Africa is a step towards complete decolonisation

    LGBTQ+ rights: African Union watchdog goes back on its own word
    African identities11 months ago

    LGBTQ+ rights: African Union watchdog goes back on its own word

    Cartoon: Nigeria elections 2023
    Politics and Society1 year ago

    Cartoon | Nigeria elections 2023

    Beyoncé performs in Dubai in 2023.
    Arts, Culture and Sport1 year ago

    Beyoncé is going on a world tour. Why she shouldn’t ignore Africa

    Winky D, wearing Lionel Messi Argentina shirt
    Arts, Culture and Sport1 year ago

    Three Silences of Winky D

    Ghetto Kids: what’s behind the moves of the Ugandan dance troupe that stormed the world
    Arts, Culture and Sport10 months ago

    Ghetto Kids: what’s behind the moves of the Ugandan dance troupe that stormed the world

    Policeman Shane Naidoo, left, leads Thabo Bester from holding cells in Durban.
    Arts, Culture and Sport11 months ago

    Thabo Bester’s escape from a privately-run South African prison raises questions about corruption

    Dr. Chifuntu smiling
    African identities1 year ago

    The kinky! It’s part of me

    Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari and Godwin Emefiele, the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, present the redesigned banknotes in Abuja.
    Politics and Society1 year ago

    Nigeria’s currency redesign and withdrawal limits: questionable policy and bad timing