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.
The rapid spread of COVID-19 in urban areas is raising questions about whether this pandemic will herald the demise of cities. RASNA WARAH argues that cities will continue to exist and grow despite the coronavirus crisis because of the distinctly human need for social interaction, physical contact and collaboration.
How do we account for the failure of left working class movements taking root in most of Africa?
A new biography of Tanzania's first president, Julius Nyerere, reveals a complicated legacy.
In Nigeria, protests against police brutality are mounting. In Kenya, however, new security laws that undermine police and military accountability are being passed.
Communities that live and work in African woodlands must become central to conservation efforts.
Kenyan civil society has played a critical role in holding the State to account and in promoting a human rights-based approach to governance.
The UN’s food assistance agency has neither improved conditions for peace in conflict-affected countries nor prevented the use of hunger as a weapon of war. On the contrary, it is responsible for prolonging conflict in some countries and suppressing local food production in others.
If the coronavirus has taught us anything, it is that not even a pandemic can erase the inherent racism in the Western media and in humanitarian organisations.