Kevin-Prince Boateng – the wandering star

In 2013, the entire AC Milan team followed Kevin-Prince Boateng as he stormed off the field in the face of racist chanting from opposing supporters. Michael Renouf profiles the fiery AC Monza forward.

Review: At Night All Blood Is Black by David Diop

David Diop’s novel gives a merciless yet poignant insight into the experience of West Africans who served, died or had their lives changed forever in the brutal trenches of World War I. Review by Gail Collins.

Daniel Kaluuya – the man of the moment

Uganda-born actor Daniel Kaluuya hit the big one when he won this year’s Oscar as Best Supporting Actor for his powerful performance in the film Judas and the Black Messiah. Profile by Gail Collins.

Africa’s unremembered remembered

For over a century, white soldiers were remembered by name in memorials but the black and brown who perished in British colonial uniform were ignored. Finally, a great wrong is being righted.

Kenya’s queens of the road

While motorcycles are a growth market in Africa, a gender revolution is taking place in Kenya, where women are not only passengers, but also riders and couriers. Aamera Jiwaji reports.

Who are the Zoomers?

Our youngest columnist, Tharwa Boulifi, explains why her generation, Generation Z, is the best of all. 

UK to join Africa on growth journey

A new raft of agreements is set to multiply trade volumes between Africa and the UK for mutual benefit, as the UK Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Uganda, Rwanda and DRC, Lord Dolar Popat, explains.

Let’s jump-start Africa’s industrial revolution

The scramble for Covid vaccines has underlined Africa’s reliance on outsiders to provide essential manufactures. The conditions are ripe for Africa to embark on its own manufacturing revolution, says Ivor Ichikowitz.

My Octopus Teacher makes film history

Craig Foster, the South African conservationist, speaks to Jack Dutton about the overwhelming response to his Oscar-winning film, My Octopus Teacher and how he hopes it will encourage people to protect the oceans.