The Banyamulenge have been viewed as strangers in their own country – the violence targeting them revolves around this misconception.
Lowering spatial inequalities can reduce economic and social inequities.
Labels that reflect our gender, racial or age-specific biases can often undermine others.
Mzala’s distinctive intellectual contribution combined a sophisticated grasp of revolutionary theory with the reality of ethnic nationalism.
Ethnicity, religion, money, history and insecurity are among the forces that will be at play.
Instead of framing discussions about the UK population in terms of a white majority and “non-white” minorities, complexity should be the focus. Britain is increasingly diverse and less segregated.
Orbán’s nationalist gesture at a recent football match raises important questions – and tensions.
As the fastest-growing racial group in the US, Asian Americans form an important voting bloc and could play a key role in swing states, write two political scientists.
Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo is used to win a place in government, not to overthrow it. And it keeps working.
Latest figures show that Northern Ireland comprises not just Catholics and Protestants but a third group that defies religious categorisation.
Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia are caught in a conflict in a country that was supposed to provide them refuge.
Research in Kenya finds victims or witnesses to violence are less likely to buy into anti-International Criminal Court political narratives.
Universal schemes aimed at classifying populations by ‘race’ or ‘ethnicity’ can force us into a game of competing for better positions within a racial hierarchy.
At the 2022 election, the trajectories of change differed from each other along almost every conceivable parameter that was not old white male.
Although there is strength in diversity, members of ethnic groups in power distributing resources to members of their ethnic group at the expense of national growth entrench poverty in Africa.
Odinga is considered a master strategist, sometimes populist and excellent mobiliser.
Ethiopia’s main religions need to take an emotional distance from politics and find a neutral space so they can get moral clarity.
Trevor Ngwane, an activist and academic, shows how structures that emerged in the struggle against apartheid continue in democratic South Africa, now in conflict with the ruling ANC.
In order to support people effectively, craft appropriate messages and predict virus spread, it is crucial to use the languages and local networks that bind multicultural communities together.
At the centre of the persisting violence in the north-central region of Nigeria is bad governance.