Culture
Afropolitanism: a dispatch from the trenches

Afropolitanism: a dispatch from the trenches

Self-determination and identity are deeply emotive issues, and the choices people make in this regard, however controversial, require respect It was already over two years since the boxer formerly known as Cassius Clay...

Diaspora diaries and football politics

Diaspora diaries and football politics

As with football, Africa risks losing its best and brightest to more advanced and  monied nations Football and politics have always enjoyed a fascinating relationship. During this year’s World Cup the political subtext...

In search of African culture

In search of African culture

Perceptions that ethnic African cultures are primitive as measured against a western way of life are not supported by modern anthropology Recently in Kenya, in a remote village deep in the western part of this East...