Coronavirus Accelerates Across Africa
The virus was slow to start in many African countries, but epidemiologists say the number of confirmed cases on the continent is now rising fast.
Manu Dibango, Soulful Ambassador of African Music, Dies at 86
His 1972 hit “Soul Makossa” arrived at the dawn of the disco era and made its way to dance floors across the United States, Europe and Africa.
Un bar ‘hecho por africanos’: así echan raíces en México algunos inmigrantes
El camino a Estados Unidos no es fácil. Personas de todo el mundo que llegaron de paso al país van estableciéndose y crean comunidades con sabor a sus lugares de origen.
At a Bar ‘Made by Africans,’ Migrants Put Down Roots in Mexico
With no easy path to the United States, migrants from around the world are settling in Mexico, creating diasporic communities with tastes of home.
Ancient DNA from West Africa Adds to Picture of Humans’ Rise
From a burial site in Cameroon, archaeologists recovered human genetic material dating as far back as 8,000 years.
Review: Two Films From Rosine Mbakam Explore West African Women’s Identity
‘The Two Faces of a Bamileke Woman’ and ‘Chez Jolie Coiffure’ offer Cameroonian women the chance to speak for themselves.
La vida en un bloqueo de internet: cruzar fronteras para enviar un correo
Suspender el acceso a la web se ha convertido en una de las herramientas de la represión gubernamental en el siglo XXI y ocurre cada vez más en países que buscan sofocar a los disidentes.
Life in an Internet Shutdown: Crossing Borders for Email and Contraband SIM Cards
Internet shutdowns have become one of the defining tools of government repression in the 21st century — but citizens bear the cost at work and at home.
Has Western L.G.B.T.Q. Activism Actually Hurt the Cause in Africa?
Robbie Corey-Boulet’s “Love Falls on Us” points out the negative consequences of American humanitarian efforts abroad.
Political Handlers With Trump Ties Take Their Election Playbooks to Africa
American campaign consultants, including one mentored by Paul Manafort, are increasingly being hired by African candidates to help them win at the polls in still fragile democracies.
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