For South Africans aspiring to freedom, jazz was protest music. In struggle, jazz offered shared, collective messages of black intellectual attainment – and beauty.
In the cases of Malawi and Nigeria, the fight against corruption has clearly been favoured by changes in government.
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.
Barrow will be staying at his own residence until further notice while State House, Jammeh’s former seat of power, is assessed for potential risks
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
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