James Wan talks to theorist Lilie Chouliaraki about how humanitarian organisations sold their soul to corporate marketing and about today's 'ironic spectator.'
Paul Carlucci investigates the simmering controversies around a project that could account for half of Zambia's copper output by 2015.
Stephen Smith reflects on the life and legacy of West Africa's unusual independence leader.
Chikumbutso Kayira, a small-scale farmer, explains the challenges and decisions facing him and his family and they try to make a living in Malawi.
Rebecca Regan-Sachs explores the phenomenon of Baba Jukwa, the alleged ZANU-PF insider leaking sensitive information and confronting Robert Mugabe on Facebook.
David Turton questions how the UK and US can continue to deny systematic abuses are occuring in the Lower Omo in the face of rising evidence.
Sam Piranty immerses himself in the colourful lives of a handful of African traders in Guangzhou as they try to make a living and make sense of their nomadic existences.
Marta Tveit takes no prisoners in an acerbic and witty take-down of the jet-setting, jazz-loving Afropolitan stereotype.
Tom Stevenson reports on the under-covered issue of international firms mining resources from Western Sahara, in alleged violation of international law.
Aili Mari Tripp explains how African feminists have led the rest of the world.
As members of Nigeria's ruling party break away, Lagun Akinloye and James Schneider lay out what it means for Nigerian politics.