07 September 2020
This impressive debut film of the black French filmmaker Ladj Ly, Les Miserables, is an incendiary provocative drama.
06 September 2020
Rapper Akon plans to build a new city where black people can escape racism. But, as Yuri Prasad writes, any system based on riches for a few means oppression will remain
19 August 2020
The French-backed president of Mali, West Africa, resigned on Tuesday after soldiers seized him from his home. His demise follows months of mass protests against corruption and lack of democracy.
04 August 2020
Thomas Sankara is sometimes referred to as “Africa’s Che Guevara”.
16 June 2020
The global coronavirus crisis is far from over.
10 May 2020
Nigeria in west Africa is emerging from lockdown in a climate of authoritarian state rule and continuing fears about coronavirus.
25 April 2020
Some 40 percent of the 160 million people in the region are already undernourished