Rather than addressing food scarcity, genetically modified crops may render African farmers and scientists more, not less, reliant on global markets.
UK's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, a Trump-like figure has nostalgia for Empire.
Africans can lead the charge to decolonize the profit-driven biomedical system by challenging European and American claims to prioritized access to the COVID-19 vaccine.
Nationalist gestures, resented privileges, and acute defensiveness—all are components of what it can mean to be a white Kenyan today … their self-consciousness and uncertainties suggest that in some respects, they are of two minds about their entitlement to belong.
On anniversary of the birthday of Patrice Lumumba, the first prime minister of an independent Congo, we ask, "What iconography arose around him, and why is that iconography so diverse?"
The judgment that Sankara was a hero rests in part on what was politically possible in Burkina Faso in the early 1980s.
Rediscovered lectures Walter Rodney gave in 1978 in Hamburg shows a reflective intellectual, thinking critically about postcolonial African governance.
The recent news of evictions and mistreatment of African students in China during the COVID-19 pandemic is rooted in a history of violence and discrimination.
To end racism, we will have to change the structures from which it draws its mandate, and get rid of liberal and right-wing politicians who give it oxygen while we are being asphyxiated.
COVID-19 spreads from Europe to Africa, inverting colonial imaginaries of African disease and challenging inherited hierarchies.