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Indigenous identity

Indigenous people make themselves heard through art

In an exhibition at the Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum in Cologne, Indigenous Australians show their cultural diversity, history and identity

Global governance

In world affairs, “person of colour” is a misleading term

The focus on racialised ideas of identities helps to hide problematic power dynamics in international relations

Identity politics

Why the acronym BIPoC is less useful than it seems

A term that can help to assess social dynamics in the USA is not useful in large parts of Africa and Asia

Gaza war

Israel/Palestine: “Focus on what is happening in the present”

Jewish philosopher Susan Neiman on the context of the Hamas pogrom of 7 October, Netanyahu’s government and criticising Israel

Francophone Africa

France has a serious image problem in Africa

The former colonial power is facing deep resentment. President Macron’s attempt to reset relations has failed

International law

Too many inconsistencies in western policy

The International Criminal Court (ICC) caused a stir when it issued an arrest warrant against Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Novel

The fate of a girl from Zimbabwe

The author and activist Tsitsi Dangarembga writes about a young woman’s fight for the right to female self-determination in Zimbabwe

Horn of Africa

The multiple layers of drought

Communities in the Horn of Africa are affected by complex and interrelated crises

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Press review

African media on the Russia-Africa Summit

On 27 to 28 July 2023, the second Russia-Africa Summit was held in Saint Petersburg. Here are excerpts of selected pieces of African media coverage on the meeting

Film

“The Woman King”: Emancipation and bloodshed

In this entertaining action drama, African women warriors fight for self-determination. The film is not necessarily historically accurate, but inspiring nonetheless

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Sustainability

The UN Sustainable Development Goals aim to transform economies in an environmentally sound manner, leaving no one behind.