How the highly profitable rural-based sugar industry failed the people of Swaziland and enriched the King and multinational corporations.
The wild metaphors, stark imagery, and boundary-pushing hyperbole in Nana Kwame Agyei-Brenyah writing.
If what has been happening in Algeria since February 22, 2019, may not be a revolution, it very much looks like it.
Ed Pavlic’s new novel follows two lovers trading Chicago for Mombasa.
In a break with previous administrations, Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister has declared that he favors free market capitalism as his preferred economic model.
The secretary of a Tanzanian bus drivers' union explains why the system of privately owned commercial buses is breaking down. He proposes collective ownership.
In Somalia young people are the majority, yet have to act and perform “age"—appear older—to succeed or get anywhere in life.
Med Hondo, from Mauritania, was famous in France for being the dubbed voice of Morgan Freeman and Eddie Murphy, among others. His first film premiered at Cannes in 1970. And in 1979 he wrote the article “What is the cinema for us?”
I have the privilege to fight, argue or board a plane when I feel like I’ve had enough. The vast majority of women on the continent do not have that option.
Ozier Muhammad captures, for black American audiences, the expressive possibilities of Africa’s liberation struggles.
Once upon a time, South Sudanese exiles in Khartoum—inspired by, among others, Charles Dickens and Malcolm X—had a radical vision for their new country.
A radical feature on South Africa’s literary calendar, Abantu celebrates black intellectual labor, and resists the tropes that marginalizes it.
INTL BLK radio is back with a border crossing mix of Afrobeats and Zouk, as well as an interview with Sierra Leonean electronic music producer Lamin Fofana.
44-year-old Ousmane Sonko finished third in Senegal’s presidential election, energizing young people.
The moral drama of the Israeli occupation plays out at a South African school.
The point of Senegal’s new Museum of Black Civilations (Musée des civilisations noires) in Dakar.
An US congressional delegation to Eritrea—the first in 14 years—which included Ilhan Omar, got little attention in mainstream media. Why?
Who gets to host future editions of the men’s soccer World Cup is not just big business, but also a bargaining chip in international relations.