african politics

  • “International Thief Thief”- Fela Kuti

    International Thief Thief” was written by the pioneer of Afrobeat, Fela Kuti (1938-97). Born in an upper middle class family – his mother was a feminist activist, his father a teacher and his brothers well-known doctors- and strongly influenced by his meeting with a partisan of the Black Panther Party in...
  • Burkina Faso’s Black Spring- You Can’t Fool all the People all the Time

    Burkina Faso’s people have risen. Protests in Ouagadougou, the capital,  have provoked all kinds of reactions in Africa and the world. The Burkinabe people could not stand silent to yet another violation of democratic law, something that is not rare in some African countries. On Thursday, people took the streets...