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Fighting for the right to remember

More museums and sites dedicated to the memory of slavery are being created, but they’re igniting debate, as Alecia McKenzie and Claire Oberon Garcia report. …

Turkey and Africa pledge co-operation

Turkey’s decade-long economic boom has been accompanied by a renewed interest in Africa; trade with Africa has increased from $3bn in 2003 to $20bn – …

Manufacturing consent in the digital age

In the shadow of the West’s imperial wars, propaganda is now re-fashioning itself. By Boubacar Boris Diop. In mid-June 2012, millions of people received an email …

Corporate capture of African agriculture

Since 2000, 422 large-scale land acquisitions totalling 10 million hectares – almost the size of the United Kingdom – have controversially been concluded between African …

The Big Interview with Amma Asante

Ghanaian-born politician, Amma Asante, who became only the second African elected to the Dutch parliament, talks to Femi Akomolafe on immigration, racism in the Netherlands and …

In Africa, do black lives matter?

Alfred Olango’s murder in California was the latest incident in a pattern of violence against Africans that dates back at least to the early 1960s. …