In the recent Nigerian election WhatsApp was used to mislead voters in increasingly sophisticated ways. But it also strengthened democracy in other areas.
Bride price practice has both social and psychological implications for the men who pay and those women for whom it is paid.
Johnny Clegg was a prophet, even if the ideal future he prophesied has not yet come to pass.
Africa’s democracies have grown stronger during a period in which the world is backsliding on democracy.
Ghana has been chosen by the African Union (AU) to host the secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade Area. It beat other competing countries including Egypt, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar and Senegal to win the bid. As a free […]
A collection of prison letters provides a peek into the suffering of South African liberation hero, Robert Sobukwe.
Black youth are grappling with the question of the meaning of freedom in post-apartheid South Africa. They seek an antidote to their reality wherein blackness continues to be mocked and marginalised.
Amos Tutuola has contributed significantly to the resilience of ways of life and worldviews that could easily have disappeared under the weight of colonialism, globalisation and the market economy.
This new Afro-celebratory sci-fi trendsetter sets out to unsettle and subvert film stereotypes about Africa – and succeeds brilliantly.