An exploration of the connections between modern-day Africa and its history.
We all know about the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, but many have barely heard of the 1904–1908 genocide in what is now Namibia, committed by the German government in their […]
Today we present an article by Professor Cherif Keita who demonstrates the intersections between religion and politics in Africa by discussing John Langalibalele Dube as a path breaking figure. This […]
In this thought-provoking piece first published on the site From the Thornveld, University of KwaZulu-Natal scholar Christopher Merrett discusses the history and future of South Africa while warning of the […]
Dear CIHA Blog Readers,
We draw your attention to a petition at the University of Ghana that has gone viral, to bring down a recently-erected statue of Gandhi (the only statue […]
by Dr. Christopher Merrett
The CIHA Blog presents the last of a series of reflections that have looked at four eminent South African thinkers: Richard Turner, John Colenso, Albert Luthuli and […]