Work Hard, Read Your Books, And University Will Be A Breeze…Or Will It? Pointers From South Africa

Class and social capital affect university students. The idea that higher education is a meritocracy is fiction

Yemen, Somalia Strategic Value Fuels Their Suffering: The United Arab Emirates Makes Its Indian Ocean Play

The UAE has already “all but annexed” Socotra island, a poor, remote, and ecologically unique part of Yemen, off the coast of the Horn of Africa

New Analysis Shows Africa’s Growth Is Bouncing Back, Projected To Reach 3.1% In 2018, And 3.6% For 2019-20

Low access rates and lack of reliable and affordable electricity present a challenge to rapid economic development in Africa

The Namibians Who Are Reclaiming Photography After Colonialism: Images Of Africans Fascinated By White Technology – Cameras, Airplanes, Cars – Are Very Political 

Up to 80% of the Herero in Namibia were wiped out by the German colonial military machine. Archives contain images of proud German troops standing to attention next to the hanged bodies of Herero prisoners

Can Jazz Be ‘Woke’ Or Is It ‘Just Compressed Air Through A Metal Tube’? South African Musicians Answer The Question

Music has always been at the forefront and the arts still need to ask ‘Who are we?’ and speak truth to power