For black women in particular, the individual pursuit of a soft, consumption-driven life is a fragile approach to securing social justice.
Exploring the legacy of writer Fred K. Kago, his Wĩrute Gũthoma books and the teaching of African languages in the school curriculum.
Survival is an album with a purpose. Released in 1979, it is Bob Marley’s most political recording.
The Anthology of the Ebrahim Hussein Poetry Prize 2014–2020 is a great achievement for Prof. Ebrahim Hussein in the creativity it has inspired in ordinary Tanzanians who have shared the poetry in them through this prize.
When power feels its position is under threat, then all conventions of trust may be abandoned, with the danger of breaking down the social contract between the governed and the governing.
As the “Hustler” president reneges on his electoral promises, disillusioned youth are abandoning mainstream society for the glittering world of social media influencers.
Prison writings are a complex body of work, writings that vividly capture the gruesome experiences lived in the state’s corridors of silence and provide commentary about the state of a society’s politics.
The issue of trust has come to the forefront as the digital ecology penetrates every corner of the global mega-village but in Africa, the land of non-linear evolution, the impact of AI may yet be positive.
Just a Band are back. But they never really left. At least not for me.
If the role of Jomo Kenyatta’s mausoleum is to remind Kenyans and the world of the significant centrality of his presence in the making of the Kenyan Nation, then why is it not accessible to the public?
Whoever it was that built Gedi, they woke up one day and disappeared without a trace.
Katherine Boo’s Behind the Beautiful Forevers is an illustration of what we can learn about a society and a state from a dispute.