An exploration of how Africans are represented in international media and by international and transnational organizations.
The San peoples
Africa and its peoples have for centuries been prone to biased ‘scientific’ research. Some pre-colonial and post-colonial research projects thrived on the insatiable zeal to justify Western […]
Une conférence s’est tenue ce Mercredi 08 mars à l’Université Gaston Berger sous le thème Casamance : Sortir des préjugés.
Le prétexte était pris pour faire une grande leçon inaugurale sur […]
Students in a lecture at Dar es Salaam University.
A recent study from the Pew Research Center focused on educational attainment among religious groups found that within […]
Conversations and concerns about violent extremism and the potential link to religion continue to rise globally, including throughout the continent of Africa. In a recent study that took place […]
We at The CIHA Blog from time to time highlight problematic representations about Africa and Africans. We were initially heartened to see this story in New York Times, until we […]
In our ongoing series, “Track Changes,” we link to online content that we have found to be problematic in its assumptions, framing, or language and provide a question […]
Recently we posted a petition calling for the removal of the Gandhi statue at the University of Ghana on the Blog. In this historic effort, the online petition […]
by Abena Kyere and Edwin Adjei
We review here two films – If Only I Were That Warrior and Ferguson – shown at the University of Ghana that address themes that […]