Mugabe And Angola’s Dos Santos: Africa’s Old Men – And Their Dynasties – Seem, Finally, To Be Fading Away

It’s unrealistic to hope that either Angola or Zimbabwe will soon move from decades of repressive rule, but we
are witnessing the end of an era.

New African Literature Disrupts The Game, Finds New Friends And Haters At Home And Abroad

The Cameroonian novelist Imbolo Mbue captured a million-dollar contract for her first book, “Behold the Dreamers”. That’s even before it joined the Oprah’s Book Club pantheon this year.

France And Africa: Macron Sounds Ashamed Of Colonial Past, But His Words Shouldn’t Be Confused With Reality

To this day African countries such as Mali, Cote d’Ivoire, Cameroon and Gabon, are required to deposit two-thirds of their foreign exchange surpluses into a French operations account.

Tipped To Win Nobel Literature Prize, Kenya’s Ngugi Misses Out Again As Bob Dylan Runs Away With It

Ngugi wa Thiong’o was the bookies’ favourite for the second year to win the Nobel prize in literature