Global Issues

The capacity to decide who can move, who can settle, where and under what conditions is increasingly becoming the core of political struggles. 'Immigration blues' by Patrick Marioné. Via Flickr CC As the 21st century [...]
Sun, Nov 11, 2018 1:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Any deviation from economic orthodoxy in South Africa is made coterminous with the most extreme cases, like Zimbabwe and Venezuela. Central Johannesburg. Image credit Simon Inns via Flickr. In 2018, the South African economy slipped into a [...]
Thu, Nov 08, 2018 4:41:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Kenya's prisons are in serious need of reform. Opening the door to private interests is not the solution. Then-Kenyan Minister of Finance, Uhuru Kenyatta, with pop star Bob Geldof and Dominic Strauss-Kahn, then IMF Managing Director in 2010. Image credit Stephen Jaffe for [...]
Wed, Nov 07, 2018 3:41:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
State repression is no match for innovative forms of activism amongst the country's youth Tuti Bridge. Khartoum, Sudan. Image credit Christopher Michel via Flickr. When we talk of the crisis of governance in Sudan, the focus is usually limited [...]
Mon, Nov 05, 2018 2:01:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Earlier this year we showcased some science fiction paintings by artist Nika Mtwana. We were delighted to find more. Enjoy! [...]
Mon, Nov 05, 2018 5:48:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
The work of Kornilios Victoria conveys emotion, a trait that most digital illustrations FAIL to do. Yes digital art and illustration can be expressive but the majority of illustrations have this highly stylized glow that is a product of too many russian tutorials on youtube! So what we are left with is [...]
Sun, Nov 04, 2018 8:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
We love these illustrations by South African artist Emmanuel Mdlalose. What an incredible use of lines. Enjoy! [...]
Fri, Nov 02, 2018 8:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Kader Diaby is a visual artist and designer from Ivory Coast. His work is visually stunning a great blend of texture, composition and color. His photographs convey depth and it is easy to find yourself lost in the world of his images. He definitely has an incredible eye and is [...]
Thu, Nov 01, 2018 8:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source

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