The global waste trade is a prominent environmental and social justice issue. And while second hand clothing that comes to Africa from the Global North, at a cost, is not technically classified as waste, an alarming percentage of it is completely unusable and goes straight into landfills.
The class of 1976 shook off the previous generation’s climate of fear and showed the country what it could achieve through mobilisation. Now, more than ever, we need to take heed.
The United States claims that its military presence on the African continent has to do with its counterterrorism campaign and aims to prevent the entry of China into this region.
The students who marched on 16 June 1976 did more than simply register a political opinion.
Decolonisation is not an academic event or philosophical discourse alone but a practice rooted in the material struggles of the peoples. It is about moving from armchair discourse to one grounded in the lives and afterlives of the dispossessed majority of the Global South.
Ghana’s civil society has contributed to taming the power of a strong state.
After a journey of struggle and hardship, an asylum seeker whose first job in South Africa was being a car guard is now pursuing his PhD at the University of Pretoria.
With less than two months before Kenya’s elections, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC’s) credibility and modus operandi is on the line. How it handles these elections will tell whether there are any lessons learned. If the elections are not handled with utmost transparency, it may result in ugly scenes.
The ancient Greeks had the same problems with populism, hate speech and fake news as Twitter does today.