January 28, 2016
Their life in Belgium already seemed like something that happened to someone else. Sometimes, Agu and Prosperous spoke of it, not of...
blog
October 27, 2015
Beasts of No Nation poses some complicated questions about Hollywood’s treatment of black masculinity. While the movie based on the 2005...
Reviews
October 26, 2015
Early this year I returned to northern Uganda during the dry season and was reminded of the pervasive nature of dust, the way it defines...
Reviews
October 13, 2015
The Past is a Foreign Country , which closed this past weekend, was French-Ivorian photographer François-Xavier Gbré’s first solo...
blog
September 17, 2015
Translated from the French by Bhakti Shringarpure. There is a peculiar situation in the Francophone world in which books only travel from...
Poetry
September 7, 2015
Warscapes editors choose poems that reflect on home, exile, journeys, war and humanity in light of the current refugee crisis. Crossings By...
Reportage
August 20, 2015
A Muslim, gay, ‘Coloured’ South African examines how much has really changed in Mandela’s beloved Rainbow Nation. It’s not an easy time to...
Opinion
June 15, 2015
“Dougla” is a slur meaning “bastard” or “mutt.” It has its origins in Bhojpuri, the dialect of Hindi spoken by the majority of Indians who...
Opinion
June 11, 2015
Three months ago, Guyana’s new president, then the candidate of an opposition coalition hoping to unseat the country’s ruling party, was...