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Border delays because officials can

Four hours after our arrival in Lagos, the immigration officials must have felt they had sufficiently flexed their muscles

Transformation began 50 years ago

The first bid to place Africa at the heart of literary studies took place in Kenya

Educate for democracy in Africa

Africans can become citizens by acting democratically and claiming their identity

Burning varsities: Responding to fire

As by Fire’s hard look at the recent violence on campuses presents dire warnings and hope

Soweto shines in short stories

Niq Mhlongo on writing about the present with a nod to the past, and the slices of life that sit waiting on every pavement of his childhood home

We need our own Nobel and an academy

We are content when our leading brains give intellectual aid to our former colonisers while our countries could do with their knowledge.

Breaking the chains that bind

Ngugi wa Thiong’o says that reclaiming African languages lies at the heart of decolonisation, but it’s not enough

The weekly pop sack: Triggered in good times and bad

The internet was #blessed with images of Trevor Noah’s new Manhattan digs soon after he announced he’d be coming home for a show later this year.

The last summer of reason

Dystopian novels can only give us a hint of what Trump’s ‘whitelash’ might mean

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