Class and social capital affect university students. The idea that higher education is a meritocracy is fiction
The candidate has to fend off people offering to secure prayers for her candidacy. With three degrees, two from Harvard, she finds herself kneeling, seeking the blessings of those with different powers
The First Congo War resulted from an alliance of countries spearheaded by panafricanist liberation movements from Rwanda, Uganda, Eritrea, and Ethiopia that led to the overthrowing of Mobutu Sese Seko in 1997 and resulted in Africa’s deadliest conflict
Okonkwo’s heroic but rash stand against colonialism ends in a lonely suicide.
Armed conflict, and active political repression are to blame for more than 75% of all recent famines.