We should be wary of simplified and sweeping explanations about the scope for potential social and political reforms the middle classes can promote.
Despite concerns about corruption, the high cost of living and a stagnating economy, Kenyans may have handed Uhuru Kenyatta a second term.
Kenya must address the problem of tribalism and ethnic violence. To do this leaders must critically examine the concept of political ideology.
Appeal to faith is a popular election campaign strategy in Kenya where the line between religion and politics is often thin.
To understand the full context of Rachel Dolezal's 'transracialism' it pays to look at the history of race and slavery.
Nine out of 10 rural places experienced increases in diversity from 1990 to 2010. Data show a more diverse future is guaranteed across all of America, and there's no going back.
It comes as no surprise that nationhood in Uganda is still an elusive idea. Many people associate with their ethnic groups more affectionately than with their country.
Australia was designed at Federation to ensure nationals of British descent would be able to create a society populated by individuals as much like themselves as possible.
And it's largely to do with sex, death and moving house.
The Pangsau Pass between Burma and India illustrates the complex issue of borders in the region.
Wrestling is Senegal’s national sport. But the presence of an ethnic discourse within the sporting arena may well threaten the notion of the multi-ethnic nation state.
Can skateboarding – with its anti-establishment ethos and emphasis on individuality – mesh with the corporatized Olympics?
For the first time, all Oromo branches have come together to fight for their national self-determination and democracy
Despite the evident weakness of state institutions and accountability of elites, Guinea-Bissau is still a country that ‘works’.