Mandela’s reconciliation message may have partly reflected his view of the world. But it was also a product of his party, the ANC.
New forms of artistic expression are driving debates in East Africa that challenge sensitive subjects. But the backlash has been vicious.
A big rise in armed attacks in the Sahel – and the intensity of the attacks in recent years – is now seen as a major source of concern.
Zimbabwe has high hopes for a post-Mugabe era, but it has some serious growing pains to deal with first.
The protest song “Stimela” remains as much a song about present and future aspirations, as it is of the past.
Explorations of form and sound in jazz are essentially political. They challenge the status quo in society by interrogating categories and barriers.
The removal of Jacob Zuma from power is to be welcomed but, it’s not the answer to South Africa’s problems.
South Africa marks 24 years of freedom amid continuous contests over over governance, economic justice as well as reconciliation and inclusion.
As Rwanda marks the 24th anniversary of the 1994 genocide, much more needs to be done to unite the country