The problem for Jacob Zuma’s political theology is that far too many members of South Africa's ruling ANC have been experiencing a dramatic loss of faith in a party they see as no longer righteous.
Police guard a building at the University of Cape Town – from whom, since knowledge is not really owned by anyone.
There are a few questions that can be posed and unpacked if universities are to move towards genuine decolonisation.
A farm worker tends to a tobacco crop in Beatrice, Zimbabwe. The county has struggled to deliver land reform that benefits landless communities.
Zimbabwe like many other post colonial governments across the globe continues to struggle to attain equitable land reform.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May can’t rely on her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and others in the Commonwealth for unfettered trade support.
The UK political elite is overestimating the power of the Commonwealth’s brand in Africa as it seeks new partners in the wake of Brexit.
William Westall’s drawing of the body of an Indigenous man shot at Blue Mud Bay (1803).
National Library of Australia
The English navigator had a habit of fair-mindedness. But did it affect the way he related to local Aboriginal people as he circumnavigated Australia?
Water’s Edge II (2009) - a print related to the ‘Black Smoke Rising’ series.
Hidden underneath painting codes are the violence and bloodshed of colonial exploitation. ‘Lull’ is a daunting reminder of this.
Members and supporters of the Arapaho and Cheyenne Native American tribes, 2014.
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A scholar of American Indian studies shares the lesser-known, true story of two men who stood up and spoke out against the murder of American Indians, and how they are celebrated as heroes today.
Remnants of British imperialism remain.
The disdain for human life that underpinned the British Empire has been brought home.
Students in South Africa are tired of Western, Eurocentric university curricula.
More than two decades after apartheid ended, South African universities still tend to offer a view of the country and continent that is rooted in colonial and apartheid thinking.
President Robert Mugabe has ruled Zimbabwe for 36 years.
Outsiders might not understand how someone who led his country’s downfall from breadbasket to basket case has remained in the presidency for so many years
Not all protestors were as peaceful as Gandhi.
The road to independence was not a simple tale of civil disobedience.
Outside the courthouse in Charleston, South Carolina.
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Two major trials in the killings of black victims in South Carolina start this week. Learn about the state's past and present struggle with racial violence in this roundup.
Guyana can show how distractions or buffers are a powerful means to concentrate and maintain economic power.
Kate and William are welcomed by representatives of the Bella Bella First Nations community in British Columbia.
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Why saying sorry should be just a starting point.
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Britain and India may be linked by colonial ties, but India is intent on forging a new relationship based on in its own interests.
On watch for Mau Mau fighters.
A myth is doing serious injustice to the way historians have approached decolonisation.
Psychology as an academic discipline needs to take a long, hard look at itself.
Psychologists drew historically from theories of social Darwinism and eugenics to espouse the hierarchical categorisation of people into race groups.
Dwayne Jonson will voice the character of Maui in upcoming Disney film Moana.
Furores over blackface happen with disturbing regularity in Australia. To help explain why blackface is more than a simple case of harmless parody - or even honouring your hero - we must understand its harmful history.
In the 1960s, Britain shut the door on Commonwealth migration, before turing to Europe when it needed more workers.
Urdu-language maxims adorn a school in the Swat Valley, Pakistan.
India and Pakistan wanted to replace colonial English with national languages after independence. The process is still far from over.