At a time when Evangelical Christianity frequently goes against the interests of African people, is it time for us to re-make Christianity?
It is not an accident that much of the narrative war is being fought on social media. Social media is fertile ground for having one sided debate. For the elites, it is a place where captured attention can be exchanged for dollars and because of it, careful analysis, and nuance—arguably the most important characteristics of intellectuals—are disincentivised.
New Zealand's Prime Minister is a very nice centrist. People in the rest of the world, including Africans, calling for her to be emulated should be careful what they wish for.
The background to the #EndSARS protests and celebrating a movement that challenges Nigeria’s ruling class.
A new biography of Tanzania's first president, Julius Nyerere, reveals a complicated legacy.
Communities that live and work in African woodlands must become central to conservation efforts.
What then, is Jerusalema, if not the finest distillation of a global desire for another city on a hill? And not by simply turning to another great power as America’s ready replacement—China is not the world’s savior—but one that like the dance challenge itself believes in the possibility of collective subjectivity.
Once African and Asian leaders looked towards each other for guidance. What possibilities can a renewed cross-continental solidarity offer?
What if you survey African literature professors to find out which works and writers are most regularly taught? Only a few canonical ones continue to dominate curricula.
The policing of black hair often begins at a very young age, in the most subtle and intimate spaces, long before you get to school.