Category: Africa

Wednesday Poem: Images of Africa at Century’s End

By Ama Ata Aidoo @ Poetry Foundation: Who was it saidthe reason whyyou never seeBlack…

Climate Change Requires Private Sector Financial Firepower

And these efforts cannot be simply country-based. They must be geared to achieve global goals…

Tinubu: Illegal Mining is Major Cause Of Terrorism

By Greenbarge Reporters: President Bola Tinubu has identified illegal mining as one of the major…

The Enduring Pain of Postcolonial Trauma

Farah Abdessamad at Aeon: In 1952, the 27-year-old Frantz Fanon had just published his first…

Byzantine Regained

Jerry Saltz at Vulture: In the year 286, Emperor Diocletian began to formalize a division…

The Unique Life Philosophy of Abdi, Born in Somalia, Living in the Netherlands

at Aeon: When viewers are introduced to Abdiwahab Ali, the main character in the short…

The Doctor Who Saw Colonialism as a Sickness

‘The Rebel’s Clinic,’ by Adam Shatz, is an engrossing biography of the psychiatrist, philosopher and…

Ghana, you were doing so well!

Ghana can’t afford to play the game of borrow-and-bailout…Africa needs a development leader By Noah…

Future Knowledges and the Dilemmas of Decolonization

In this talk, philosopher Achille Mbembe (Africa is a Country) considers the possibilities of a…

Africa’s Century of Growth?

On Morten Jerven’s The Wealth and Poverty of African States (Cambridge University Press, 2022) Review…

Did a Nobel Peace Laureate Stoke a Civil War?

After Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, ended a decades-long border conflict, he was heralded as…

Africa is Not a Country. Shift Your Understanding.

Africa is a region of 1.4 billion people and over 2,000 languages. News, entertainment, and…