The story about peanuts, and the people who grew it at the margins of an empire in 19th century West Africa, then the most abundant source of the world’s most important oilseed.
Street names are political weapons. They produce memories, attachment and intimacy—all while often sneakily distorting history.
In the era of market-driven streaming, what are the pitfalls and potentials for African cinema?
How early post-independence clarity on the link between food self-sufficiency and national sovereignty offers lessons for contemporary efforts.
Nkrumah, Nyerere and Senghor were acutely aware of the need to displace the epistemic conditions of colonization in order to transcend it.