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In Bond We Trust?

Nearly a decade on from the worst postcolonial turmoil that saw their […]

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Your Own Hand Sold You: Voluntary servitude in the Francafrique

In the CFA franc, the French colonial mission in West Africa found […]

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Dear President Museveni

By Isaac Otidi Amuke I have debated about writing this for days, in […]

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Radical Rudeness

By Paula Akugizibwe In Seeing, Jose Saramago’s novel about the death of […]

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Pan African Activism Meets Mamdanisation

Theory and practice have been butting heads at Makerere University’s Institute of […]

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Third Transition

Shoks Mzolo and Bongani Kona trace the path of South Africa’s transformation […]

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POLITRICKS IN THE STADIUM

Melanie Boehi discusses how, for politicians, sports tournaments such as the upcoming […]

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SOMEWHERE NEAR THE BEGINNING OF THE MATCH

By Abdourahman A. Waberi* (translated by Carolyn Shread). A small coastal town on […]

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Creating Theatre: A George Hallett Photo Essay

“Exile demands contemplation because it is unavoidably real for those who experience […]

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A Black Writer Must Write About Sex

By Danny Laferiere America owes an enormous amount to Third World youth. I’m […]

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Under Nelson Mandela Boulevard

A Story About Cape Town’s Tanzanian Stowaways By Sean Christie Images by David […]

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Reluctantly Loud

Interventions in the History of a Land Occupation By Koni Benson and Faeza […]

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“The contemporary art in this country is flowing, but it needs direction.”

A conversation between performance artist, Jelili Atiku and former Director of the […]

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Under the Caine Bridge

by Bwesigye bwa Mwesigire 2000 There are two rivers of Literature, so-called […]

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Mapping The Last King of Africa

    This map features alongside a text by Olivier Vallée in the new […]

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The Last King of Africa

Brother Leader, global agitator, anti-imperialist revolutionary, megalomaniacal renegade. The former Libyan leader […]

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Manufacturing African Celebrity

Jesse Weaver Shipley* explores the power of celebrity in contemporary African pop culture […]

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Soft Power Desire Machines and the Production of Africa Rising

      Alongside texts by Jesse Weaver Shipley, Moses März and Oribhabor […]

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Pan Africanism in Katanga

In the margins of a specific history, in which land and inhabitants […]

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Becoming Chimamanda’s Boy

by Oris Aigbokhaevbolo. I was part of the 2014 Farafina Creative Writing Workshop […]

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