Nelson Mandela's life spanned the continent's transition from colonialism to independence as the white powers that ruled it were forced out.
A deep look into history through stark studio portraits of South Africans.
Glenda Daniels asks if it is the adoption of English that gives us the "grammar" of colonialism.
Because the LGBTI movement lacks a radical anti-colonial framework, its concerns have often been hijacked by the West, writes Andile Mngxitama.
The time has come to debate the assumption of academic freedom that universities hold dear .
The DA's reminder that a greater range of organisations and people were engaged in the fight against apartheid is timely, writes Richard Jurgens.
Francois Hollande refused to 'repent' for France's colonial past in Algeria, saying instead that he wanted to boost trade with the oil-rich country.
EC Ejiogu argues that it is high time we redefine pan-Africanism in a postcolonial context that accommodates diversity.
Fifty years on, we have yet to discover the extent of colonialism's legacy on the continent.
In 1960 the United Nations adopted resolution 1514 which stated that all people have a right to self-determination.
During the annus mirabilis of 1960 17 independent African states were born, creating great expectations for the rebirth of a continent.
European countries still find it easy to lure the best African soccer talent thanks to the modern-day bait of sheer economic might.
Brent Meersman takes a haunting walk through a Brett Bailey installation of Europe's history with Africa.
A ceramist selling sculptures of Saartjie Baartman has appalled historians and women, who say the pieces are neither ethical nor dignified.