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LGBTQ+ rights: African Union watchdog goes back on its own word
African identities1 year ago

LGBTQ+ rights: African Union watchdog goes back on its own word

African identities1 year ago

Being queer in Africa: the state of LGBTIQ+ rights across the continent

The annual gay pride parade in Entebbe, Uganda, in 2014.
African identities1 year ago

US talks sanctions against Uganda after a harsh anti-gay law – but criminalizing same-sex activities has become a political tactic globally

The art in this dossier is based on still frames from the music video ‘IMF’ by Seun Kuti and Egypt 80 (Knitting Factory Records) featuring Dead Prez’s M1, directed by Jerome Bernard and produced by Duck Factory.
Politics and Society1 year ago

Life or Debt: The Stranglehold of Neocolonialism and Africa’s Search for Alternatives

Borderless Africa: Free movement in Africa is a step towards complete decolonisation
Politics and Society1 year ago

Borderless Africa: Free movement in Africa is a step towards complete decolonisation

Ghetto Kids: what’s behind the moves of the Ugandan dance troupe that stormed the world
Arts, Culture and Sport1 year ago

Ghetto Kids: what’s behind the moves of the Ugandan dance troupe that stormed the world

Policeman Shane Naidoo, left, leads Thabo Bester from holding cells in Durban.
Arts, Culture and Sport1 year ago

Thabo Bester’s escape from a privately-run South African prison raises questions about corruption

Africans rising10 months ago

Africans Rising concludes reconstitution of governance structure – New Coordinating Collective takes office

William Ruto of the United Democratic Alliance and his running mate Rigathi Gachagua.
Politics and Society1 year ago

Maandamano and the state of Kenyan public life

Africans rising1 year ago

Getting a grip on Borderless Africa’s foot soldiers

A Ugandan soldier of 341 Battalion serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) holds a rocket-propelled grenade at sunrise 30 April 2012.
Africans rising12 months ago

Africans Rising statement on Niger coup

Mary Mwaba spotlights how the evolution of social movements might be the key to this long-awaited ambition
Africans rising12 months ago

“Unapologetic about the youth revolution,” — in conversation with Youth4Parliament’s Mary Mwaba

Abdulahi Bilah is a human rights activist and part of the Movement for a Socialist Alternative (MSA)
Africans rising12 months ago

In conversation with indefatigable Nigerian human rights defender — Abdulahi Bilah

Paradzai Mesi on set
Arts, Culture and Sport1 year ago

The Njerama Files – Interview with Paradzai Mesi (Part 1)

Africans Rising Movement Coordinator, Hardi Yakubu smiling
Africans rising1 year ago

Interview | “Within our isolated singleness, we are nothing, we are weak” — Hardi Yakubu social justice and grassroots organising

Arts, Culture and Sport1 year ago

When Three Sevens Clash: a book review

Tsitsi Nomsa Ngwenya revisits the past under erasure in A Portrait of Emlanjeni
Arts, Culture and Sport12 months ago

Tsitsi Nomsa Ngwenya revisits the past under erasure in A Portrait of Emlanjeni

Zimbabwean writer Andrew Chatora awarded for land-themed novel in New York
Arts, Culture and Sport6 months ago

Zimbabwean writer Andrew Chatora awarded for land-themed novel in New York

Pumpjack located south of Midland, Texas.
Politics and Society6 months ago

Europe has plans for Africa’s resources, and not for Africa’s benefit

A critique of everything: Crises and crossroads in Kenya
Politics and Society1 year ago

A critique of everything: Crises and crossroads in Kenya

Politics and Society1 day ago

Kenyan Protests, Part Three: Thoughts on potential pathways forward

Reject the Finance Bill: Young Kenya Rises in a Summer of Revolt
Politics and Society2 days ago

Kenyan Protests, Part Two: How not to clean up a fiscal mess

#OccupyParliament Protests Against Kenya’s Finance Bill
Politics and Society2 weeks ago

Kenyan Protests, Part One: The political education of President William Ruto

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Politics and Society3 weeks ago

HIV breakthrough: drug trial shows injection twice a year is 100% effective against infection

Politics and Society3 weeks ago

Kenyan police use excessive force because they’re serving political elites, not the public – policy analyst

Politics and Society3 weeks ago

#Africans4Kenya: 400 African and Diaspora CSOs hold Ruto responsible for killings and abductions of protesters

Debunking the mythical powers of Pangolins
Politics and Society4 weeks ago

Debunking the mythical powers of Pangolins

#OccupyParliament Protests Against Kenya’s Finance Bill
Politics and Society4 weeks ago

#OccupyParliament Protests Against Kenya’s Finance Bill 2024: The Sovereign Power of the People

Statement: Africans Rising condemns police brutality against protesters in Kenya
Politics and Society4 weeks ago

Kenya: Rejection of the Finance Bill not a denial of essential public services

Reject the Finance Bill: Young Kenya Rises in a Summer of Revolt
Politics and Society4 weeks ago

Reject the Finance Bill: Young Kenya Rises in a Summer of Revolt

GenZ: These Demonstrations go Beyond the Finance Bill
Politics and Society4 weeks ago

GenZ: These demonstrations go beyond the Finance Bill

Politics and Society2 months ago

Africans Rising Borderless Africa Convening: The Lusaka Communiqué

Politics and Society2 months ago

Undersea cables are the unseen backbone of the global internet

Politics and Society3 months ago

Kenyan doctors’ strike: the government keeps failing to hold up its end of the bargain

Arts, Culture and Sport3 months ago

Andrew Chatora on the faultlines of nation-building

Climate activists holding a demonstration holding placards. One placard reads "Climate Justice for All"
Politics and Society3 months ago

Climate finance for the Global North and climate reparations for the Global South

David Chasumba’s Behind the Facade & Other Short Stories: A review
Arts, Culture and Sport3 months ago

David Chasumba’s Behind the Facade & Other Short Stories: A review

Arts, Culture and Sport3 months ago

Stolen Asante artefacts from British and V&A Museums return to Ghana

Politics and Society4 months ago

In the face of autocracy the Togolese Civil League movement pushes for justice, accountability and democracy

Arts, Culture and Sport4 months ago

Colonial statues in Africa have been removed, returned and torn down again – why it’s such a complex history