Algeria is moving further away from its francophone history by introducing instruction in English in primary schools. The country is trying to improve tertiary learning and academic and professional opportunities.
Fanon left a remarkable imprint, his views influencing many in the field of mental illness as well as pan-Africanist and anti-colonialism thinkers.
A new collection of essays uses the works of the psychiatrist and radical political philosopher to explore how a community’s language and capacity for thought and wit threaten the state.
A tribute and reminder on the imperative need to study and internalise the analysis Fanon shared with the oppressed majority of the earth.
Leaders typically spread power among their ‘rival allies’ to keep it and co-opt enough of those elites in exchange for political support.
Fanon was brutally honest in his criticism of militants and Africa’s post-independence elites.
Citizens are using unorthodox ways to ensure their voices are being heard.
As Algerians go to the polls today, a majority are not voting. Algerians have been protesting for 42 weeks, demanding a change in government. For now, many Algerians stand against the current government, which they consider corrupt and still an extension of former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
The Total 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, hosted by the North African country of Egypt, is the 32nd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations.