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A person reading the bible
African identities1 year ago

What does the Bible say about homosexuality? For starters, Jesus wasn’t a homophobe

Scholar-activist W.E.B. DuBois in 1946.
African identities1 year ago

W.E.B. Du Bois, Black History Month and the importance of African American studies

Cartoon | UK High Court upholds a controversial plan to send migrants to Rwanda
Politics and Society1 year ago

Cartoon | UK High Court upholds a controversial plan to send migrants to Rwanda

Nigerian super artist Tems (Temilade Openiyi) 
Arts, Culture and Sport1 year ago

Nigeria and South Africa triumph at the 2023 Grammys

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

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

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

Cartoon: Nigeria elections 2023
Politics and Society1 year ago

Cartoon | Nigeria elections 2023

The annual gay pride parade in Entebbe, Uganda, in 2014.
African identities10 months ago

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

Winky D, wearing Lionel Messi Argentina shirt
Arts, Culture and Sport1 year ago

Three Silences of Winky D

Beyoncé performs in Dubai in 2023.
Arts, Culture and Sport1 year ago

Beyoncé is going on a world tour. Why she shouldn’t ignore Africa

Ghetto Kids: what’s behind the moves of the Ugandan dance troupe that stormed the world
Arts, Culture and Sport12 months 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

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari and Godwin Emefiele, the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, present the redesigned banknotes in Abuja.
Politics and Society1 year ago

Nigeria’s currency redesign and withdrawal limits: questionable policy and bad timing

Angelique Kidjo on stage in Paris in 2021.
Arts, Culture and Sport1 year ago

Angelique Kidjo: the diva from Benin could win a record sixth Grammy Award

Dr. Chifuntu smiling
African identities1 year ago

The kinky! It’s part of me

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

Thulani Maseko was in a undated photo smiling.
Politics and Society1 year ago

King Mswati III’s government under fire for the “targeted killing” of people’s hero Thulani Maseko

African identities11 months ago

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

Africans rising9 months ago

Getting a grip on Borderless Africa’s foot soldiers

David Chasumba’s Behind the Facade & Other Short Stories: A review
Arts, Culture and Sport5 days ago

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

Arts, Culture and Sport2 weeks ago

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

Politics and Society1 month ago

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

Arts, Culture and Sport1 month ago

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

Tsitsi Dangarembga, the author of Nervous Conditions, a Zimbabwean classic. Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images
Arts, Culture and Sport2 months ago

Nervous Conditions: on translating one of Zimbabwe’s most famous novels into Shona

Flags of various African countries
Politics and Society2 months ago

The Africa Club launched to strengthen the continent’s financial muscle

Arts, Culture and Sport2 months ago

Andrew Chatora’s Literature award…a background

Politics and Society2 months ago

UNEA-6: Fossil fuels drive both the Plastics and Climate Crises and need an International Framework to phase them out

Pan Africanism mural in Tanzania. Photo: Michael Branz/ CC BY 2.0
Politics and Society3 months ago

Opinion | PanAfricanists must seek a radical cure for the open wound that is the state in Africa

Arts, Culture and Sport3 months ago

Grammy Awards: Africa finally has its own category – but at what cost?

Politics and Society3 months ago

Hage Geingob: Namibian president who played a modernising role

Zimbabwean writer Andrew Chatora awarded for land-themed novel in New York
Arts, Culture and Sport3 months ago

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

Pumpjack located south of Midland, Texas.
Politics and Society3 months ago

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

Nelson Mandela revisiting his cell at Robben Island prison. The image was sold to support his charitable causes. Louise Gubb/Corbis via Getty Images
Politics and Society3 months ago

Nelson Mandela’s personal items under the hammer in New York? Why it outraged some, and what’s at stake

Politics and Society3 months ago

Opinion | Julia Sebutinde — the ICJ judge whose dissenting opinion further condemned Gazans

Muhoozi Kainerugaba,
Politics and Society3 months ago

Opinion | The Muhoozi Project is a hoax

Arts, Culture and Sport3 months ago

Ghana’s looted Asante gold comes home (for now) – Asante ruler’s advisor tells us about the deal

Politics and Society3 months ago

Opinion | Kenyans caught in a dual dictatorship problem

In this instalment, Chatora uses more characters to inhabit more locales and the greater part of the book is set in his native Zimbabwe.
Arts, Culture and Sport3 months ago

Navigating Zimbabwe and her Diaspora: Through the Years Inside Harare Alcatraz and Other Short Stories

Arts, Culture and Sport3 months ago

Gone With The Blue Zodiac – A rich mosaic of the Zimbabwean cultural richness and sensibility