Warscapes Articles

March 25, 2020
Can African literature offer a sense of guidance through the current pandemic of COVID-19? Articles have circulated online about “ pandemic...
February 28, 2020
This year marks nine years since the Syrian uprising spiraled into full-fledged war. Since then, hundreds of thousands of people have been...
November 13, 2019
Carter G. Woodson’s analysis of the educated black elite becomes an important marker in an ongoing conversation about the role of black...
July 12, 2019
Dear Mr. President, Peace and blessings of Allah be unto you! I congratulate you for winning the elections and pray to Allah to help you...
July 12, 2019
In my country’s first peaceful transition of power since independence from France in 1960, Mohamed Ould Ghazouani - a retired general and...
June 28, 2019
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch . TRIPOLI, Libya -- Sometimes war sounds like the harsh crack of gunfire and sometimes like...
May 20, 2019
My grandmother always reminds me: you have lost your mother-tongue. When I return to Sri Lanka for brief visits, she tells me how I used to...
May 11, 2019
Lama helo wadaadow, waxaan cidi ku hawsheene! (Ohi my people! nothing good is got for free) – A poem by Cabdillaahi Suldaan Timacadde, 1960...
April 1, 2019
When Aylan Kurdi’s little boy body washed up on the shore in Turkey in September 2015, there was global outrage: countless headlines,...
October 24, 2018
The humble little solar power system and small TV my elderly mother and her friends gather around every night in Wadi Bana, their village...
April 26, 2018
The current environment is particularly rich for debating and discussing the relationship between the African publishing industry and the...

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