Nigerian journalist Chude Jideonwo gives an eye-witness account of the violence unleashed against people protesting police brutality and says this will cost the government dearly.
Security forces have opened fire and killed up to 12 protesters in Lagos as protests against police brutality in Nigeria continue, according to reports from the BBC and AFP.
A complex combination of internal and external perceptions and beliefs has led to the devaluing of Black African lives, says Onyekachi Wambu
Twenty-five years after the end of apartheid, Black is still the natural hue of injustice in South Africa, says Kelebogile Motswatswa
Do Black lives matter more in today’s South Africa than under apartheid? Mushtak Parker finds the reality falls far short of the hopes of 1994
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s reform agenda has won praise, but his shaking up of government in Ethiopia risks exacerbating long-simmering ethnic rivalries. James Jeffries reports