Was the “Scramble for Africa” in the late nineteenth century strategically planned?

A vast global market in stolen and forged art and artefacts has only grown in the context of the pandemic, but technology and international policing may be catching up

Abiy Ahmed has joined the long list of Africa’s “democrats” who became dictators

To get a handle on African cinema, watch Mandabi

David Smith recalls his time as a journalist covering the devastating famine in Karamoja, northern Uganda, in the 1980s

What the death of Idriss Deby Itno in battle means for the fight against Islamic terrorism

This is perhaps the only book I have yet read about Amin which gives anything like an accurate assessment of who he was

The Ethiopian prime minister’s Nobel Peace Prize appears increasingly ludicrous as he risks civil war

Why is it that Africa has seemingly dealt with the coronavirus pandemic better than the rest of the world?

BLM have few words for the continent with the largest number of vulnerable black lives