Liberation
Editor’s Note: Liberated but not free

Editor’s Note: Liberated but not free

The 1950s, 60s and 70s were a heady time for Africa, as the continent broke free from the shackles of colonialism after more than a century of formal European rule following the 1884-5 Berlin Conference.  Leaders in...

The taste of freedom

The taste of freedom

Women’s memories of food offer insights into Mozambique’s liberation struggle. You have read all of your free articles, to continue reading simply register to claim your complimentary three-day all-access pass....

Closing ranks under pressure

Closing ranks under pressure

Liberation movements: after the war   More than any other continent, Africa boasts an abundance of former national liberation movements serving in government. Understanding the history of these organisations,...