For the first time since independence, Namibia’s ruling party has suffered electoral setbacks in the midst of economic and political crisis.
African literary prizes are slowly becoming more relevant and richer, thanks to writers organising on the continent.
The euphoria that accompanied João Lourenço’s new presidency has ebbed away amid the stark realities of a profoundly dysfunctional political economy.
Namibia’s political stability so far has been vested in the dominance of Swapo. Those opposing its control face an uphill battle.
All 36 states in Nigeria must adopt the Child Rights Act to safeguard their children.
Unity for the wrong reasons reduces social cooperation to whatever happens to benefit a particular person or group, making it a zero-sum game.
To address homophobia in Uganda, sexual rights must draw on the need for justice and social obligation.
Art, outreach and fieldwork can help reframe Britain’s imperial past, by re-humanising the people subjected to anthropological ‘colonial science’.
Marking the end of the Cold War offers the chance to reflect on the changes and continuities in African politics and international relations since 1989.