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Africa’s youth must continue the struggle of great leaders

Our continent is not just united geographically, but also by our shared experiences and we should use that to build a bright future

Football on the colonial frontier

Still fighting for their right to return home, exiled Chagossians are using football to unite a diaspora

Decolonisation can’t just be a metaphor

Decolonising museums requires more than knowledge exchange and lending back stolen artefacts

‘There is blood in the tea’

Kenyans who were expelled from their land by British colonisers — to make way for tea plantations — are demanding justice

Class fluidity ruled in ancient Zim 

A UCT academic has won a top award, highlighting the role of local researchers in uncovering Africa’s rich history

History plus myth means dignity

Mda’s latest novel paints a picture of how the West, then and now, refashions the other to validate its own preconceptions

Africa’s identity begins at home

After all we have been through, we still don’t get to define our own continent. This holds us back

Africa is being colonised all over again

'We have failed to hold our African leaders to account,' writes Mustafa Bothwell Mheta

The other African ‘Sara’ of Europe’s obsession

The grave of Sara Makatemele in Sweden has provoked much curiosity about her life and story

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