The Democratic Alliance’s problems can be traced back to the politicisation of race, which has persisted even after the dawn of democracy in 1994.
Mining companies and some heritage consultants don't understand the sacredness attached to ancestral remains, and the meaning of land in African communities.
Marking the end of the Cold War offers the chance to reflect on the changes and continuities in African politics and international relations since 1989.
In The Town, by debut novelist Shaun Prescott, a white Australian male writer takes a non-heroic journey into a colonised landscape.
The unstable authoritarian pathway that many post-colonial African states followed was facilitated by the way in which European empires undermined democratic elements within African societies.
All signs point to the Democratic Alliance being in deep turmoil which will affect its strength as South Africa's official opposition.
Parts of Tunisia's political discourse look a lot like its colonial past.
The statue of black Christ has a deep significance for the people of Panama. An object of deep devotion, it also serves as a reminder of colonialism.
Xenophobia negates the spirit of pan-Africanism, especially its ideal that Africans share a mutual bond, regardless of their geographical location.
Pope Francis recently completed a tour of three African nations. His visit needs to be understood in the context of the church's long history in Africa and its modern-day difficulties.
After five centuries of extraction, the Amazon region stands on the brink.
Why doesn't China put down the protests in Hong Kong? Maybe it doesn't want to.
The situation in Kashmir shows that colonisation isn't just done by Europeans – India has a long history of it too.
Kipling's Jungle Book is seen by some as an allegory for white colonialism in India. But there's more to it than that.
Colonialism and apartheid sought to make traditional leaders accountable to white officials by tying them to land.
The Peterloo massacre was one of the worst atrocities committed on British soil, but across the empire there were many such acts.
What Beijing could learn from the British response to the 1967 Hong Kong riots.
The vicious ideology that allegedly drove a gunman to kill 22 people in El Paso, Texas last week could be traced back to a tiny island on the eastern fringe of the Caribbean Sea
Germany praises itself for having declared a 'special responsibility' for Namibia since independence. But the relationship is viewed differently from Windhoek.
A new film chronicling the impact of racism on Indigenous football star Adam Goodes is both a damning and hopeful portrait of contemporary Australia.