A Film Misrepresents Jazz Great Miles Davis In The Life Of A South African Freedom Fighter

For South Africans aspiring to freedom, jazz was protest music. In struggle, jazz offered shared, collective messages of black intellectual attainment – and beauty.

In Other Places, Proceeds Of Corruption Are Ploughed Back Into The Economy – Not So In Africa

In the cases of Malawi and Nigeria, the fight against corruption has clearly been favoured by changes in government.

‘In Praise Of Defeat’ And ‘Tattooed Memory’: In New Translations, We Learn The Fine Things About Moroccan Identity And Culture

Multilingualism is threatened…poetry is one way to tune the instruments of the soul, explore the sensuality of human bodies, and respond to terror and injustice.

The Fall Of Gambia’s Jammeh, And The Unusual – But Good – Business of Promoting Peace By Waging War In Africa

Over the years African leaders have intervened militarily in many crises, some now forgotten. In Sierra Leone, it was to stop rebels who were infamous for cutting off people’s hands