Black Panther Continues To Break Records: Reflections On Wakanda, Afrofuturism And What Make This Movie Unique

Set in fictional Wakanda, a vibranium resource-rich and technologically advanced African country, it shattered records by selling more advance tickets than any previous superhero movie

Goodbye 2017: In A Difficult Year, Some Wonderful Things Still Happened In Africa. How’s That Possible? (Part 1)

In many countries the politicians still hire relatives and their tribesmates, but their quality has improved. Because of the expansion of education, they are no longer the ill-educated villagers of years gone by.

In The Shadow Of The ‘Great Helsman’: 20 Years After His Death, Mobutu Sese Seko Lives On In Joseph Kabila

The senior Kabila followed the path of “Mobutism without Mobutu.” His son, Joseph Kabila, has perfected it.

Opening The ‘Black Box’: The Aid Industry And Authoritarian Politics In Africa

It would be misleading to see Rwanda as a “donor darling” only during Kagame’s time – it was even before the genocide. Kagame himself has little interest in what donors say or do.

In An Africa First, Kenya’s Top Court Overturns A Presidential Election: Here Are 6 Reasons That Was Possible

To argue that Kenya’s Supreme Court ruled against a presidential election because it is “independent” is the same as saying eggs come from the supermarket. The story is more complex.