The political skill to turn situations to his advantage, rather than any ability to mobilise people, made Angolan president José Eduardo dos Santos one of Africa’s longest-serving leaders.
Recent incidents have been read as a campaign against Christians, but other religious groups feel they are targets too.
Belgium wants to frame its relationship with Congo, Rwanda and Burundi as one looking into the future – but the past weighs heavily.
Violence in the DRC can be brought to an end if the geographical scope of the conflict is broadened to include all neighbouring countries.
Just over 100 years ago, Maasai in Kenya were moved into reserves, where they could be more easily taxed and controlled, to make way for white settlement.
As a political tool with a long history and dubious boundaries, whiteness – by its very fluidity – fosters violence.
This book succeeds well in describing and criticising, through many examples, how whiteness works.
France may be getting closer to legalizing cannabis. Still, arrests are rising quickly and often target Arab Muslim men.
The storming of the presidential palace in Sri Lanka is a moment of powerful symbolism – one with many historical precedents.
People must learn more about the history and legacies of residential schools and day schools and understand their relationship to Canada’s colonial project.
From mythical Moth people, who kidnapped children, to threatening desert fairies in loincloths, early Australian fairy tales helped sanitise white settlement, expressing colonial fears.
Nineteenth-century European settlement is often depicted as a triumphal ‘taming of nature’. But does that collective memory impede more honest appraisals of the environmental risks we face today?
Pride Toronto has the opportunity to change its relationship with Indigenous and racialized people.
Lumumba’s death triggered students and created a generation of activists that pushed for total liberation from exploitation and oppression.
Internal affairs of the bloc may dominate the summit which seeks to address a wide range of international issues.
While tracing his own family’s journey from Ireland to Aotearoa New Zealand, Richard Shaw encountered how much ‘selective amnesia’ about the colonial past still shapes our lives today.
For relations with the DRC to truly improve, the Belgian state must acknowledge its historical responsibility more strongly.
Industry seeks to capitalize on regenerative agriculture, but standards that focus only on carbon or other select environmental metrics will undermine its transformative potential
Louisa Lim’s ‘haunting testimonial’ to Hong Kong reveals a politically engaged and dynamic civil society beneath the surface of an unrelenting reign of terror.
Music has often been used as a political tool to urge Kenyans to forget the sins of colonial and post-colonial regimes.