Decolonizing Africa’s media means interrogating its form as well as its content. Patrick Gathara examines an initiative which tells narrative stories through live performance in Kenya, and asks what lessons it holds for the continent at large.
With the release of New Daughters of Africa, editor Margaret Busby explains why the collection – 25 years after Daughters of Africa was published – could not have come at a better time and introduces three stories from the anthology.
Mustapha Dumbaya lost 47 relatives in the outbreak. He explores why dysfunctional R&D is letting down those people who need it most.
|Article title||From magazine||Publication date|
|Climate coups||Spying on dissent||November, 2023|
|‘Our culture is word of mouth’||Decolonize now||September, 2023|
|The fight for reparations||Decolonize now||September, 2023|
|Spotlight: Baaba Maal||Loneliness||May, 2023|
|Shadow courts||Courage and terror in Myanmar||July, 2021|
|View from Africa||Vaccine equality||May, 2021|
|Fighting dispossession||Vaccine equality||May, 2021|
|Enter: the new daughters of Africa||Building a new internationalism||March, 2019|
|Power struggle||Making peace in a world at war||September, 2018|
|The rise and fall of Patrice Lumumba||Making peace in a world at war||September, 2018|
|Country Profile: Somalia||The exceptionally brave - 500th issue||March, 2017|
|Why did the market fail to produce an Ebola vaccine?||Love in the time of Ebola||June, 2016|
|The energy fix||Technology justice||May, 2016|
|Reasons to be cheerful||Last stand - Saving the world's forests||April, 2016|
|Africa’s green, clean, sustainable future||Paris Climate Talks - COP21||December, 2015|
|Power to the people?||The great green energy grab||March, 2015|
|Desertec: the renewable energy grab?||The great green energy grab||March, 2015|
|After the virus in West Africa||Cuba||October, 2014|
|A word with Angélique Kidjo||The war on whistleblowers||April, 2014|
|Inhospitable Israel||Why are we locking up migrants?||January, 2014|