Afritorial lists the 10 best books on contemporary Africa published in 2012
The Guardian is running a photo essay on underfunded rural schools in South Africa. Is this good exposure for an important cause, another example of negative imagery of Africa in western press, or both?
Are the clothes we donate killing the African fashion industry? Afritorial asks some difficult questions.
72+ best African proverbs, compiled by Afritorial
‘Creating Your Own Image of Makoko’ fascinating piece on the Makoko neighborhood in Lagos, and how it’s perceived by outsiders and locals. From Another Africa.
Guest author and PhD candidate Harry Stopes questions whether Britain’s MI6 ordered the murder of Congolese leader Partice Lumumba, via Africa is a Country
Check out Addis Rumble’s interview with Kenyan painter Paul Onditi, which features images of a number of his works.
Africa is a Country is running a great tribute to/profile on Afrocentric political scientist Aristide Zolberg.
Couldn’t make this up. Totally insane story of Somalian men in Kenya who pretend to be pirates for visiting journalists
Tadias is currently running a great interview with Haddis Tadesse on the International Leadership Academy of Ethiopia, which opens in September 2013.
Tadesse is one of the subjects of our upcoming profile book “Flowers of Today, Seeds of Tomorrow.”