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Reform and Revolution at the University of Lovanium

In this essay on the gestation, articulations and manipulations of student politics […]

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Marcus Garvey is Alive in East Africa

A university in eastern Uganda, named in honour of the pan African […]

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How to Approach Heaven

The struggle for freedom is a reckless, foolish and sacrosanct adventure – […]

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Four Days in June

By Moses Marz President Omar al-Bashir is looking out of the window of […]

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Focusing the Fashionable Mind

The parochialism and pretence emanating from some South African human rights organisations […]

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Come On Up, Sweetheart

In an “intensely private encounter” with the personal letters of James Baldwin, […]

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A Brief History of Student Protests

By Stacy Hardy “Bile bums my inside!/ I feel like vomiting! For […]

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Hanging Participle

By Anna Kente I am becoming. I have the proof. Documents, photos, evidence. […]

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Justino

By Pedro Rosa-Mendes The news spread through the camp: Justino knew then […]

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The Amazing Career of Passport Number B957848

By Akin Adesokan (For Larry Siems & Aimee Liu) I The wait […]

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Valladolid is not Spain, but it is

By Peter James Hudson They say that Valladolid was the only town […]

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Close encounters at the Florida 1000

Tony Mochama goes galactic for a little bump and grind, gives a […]

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A Political Economy of Noise

Kangsen Feka Wakai traces the uncharacteristic journey through a “noisy era” of […]

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Q&A with Mehari Taddele Maru

By Paula Akugizibwe and Mehari Maru  Mehari Maru is an Addis Ababa-based […]

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Interview with Raila Odinga

The Chronic interviewed Raila Amollo Odinga at his Karen residence on the […]

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Dear Chimurenga- The India-Pakistan Division

By Jon Soske The United Nation’s release of the agreement stipulating the […]

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Archie Shepp’s Shirt Suggests

The moment has stayed with every person who witnessed it. Archie Shepp improvising live on the street, surrounded by hundreds of onlookers in a trance induced by his otherworldly beats.

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A Brief History of Monuments

By Stacy Hardy Abbasid Caliph Abu Ja’far al-Mansur, the founder of the ancient city of […]

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Season’s Greetings

By Rayyane Tabet On the morning of 1 December 1960, thousands of […]

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The African Affairs Bureau

By Helmi Sharawy I have pointed out in the past that the three […]

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