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The Guardian's Africa blog and network showcases strong, sometimes conflicting opinions from inside and outside the continent in collaboration with a network made up of a dozen independent sites. Our partners include solo bloggers and group blogs from established institutions such as the Mail & Guardian's Thought Leader. Add to this mix the Guardian's own correspondents and exclusive pieces from regional experts, and we hope you will be informed, engaged, provoked, annoyed and moved.

Oscar Pistorius, our flawed hero, has fallen

By Justice Malala For us South Africans, and for many across the globe, it is impossible to watch Oscar Pistorius run without a stir of…

The politics of political hate speech

By David Smith Freedom of expression is an absolute. Unless, of course, the politics of South African president Jacob Zuma‘s re-election are in play. On…

‘They shipped you there, so come back to us’

By Afua Hirsch From an African perspective, going to the Caribbean can be a disarming experience. On many of the islands, the people look distinctively…

Size matters in Africa

By Afua Hirsch You didn’t have to have tickets to Ghana fashion and design week (GFDW) to get a sense that something was afoot at…

Homosexuality is African

By Eusebius McKaiser As a gay African, with a background in analytic philosophy, the most annoying opposition to my sexual orientation is the claim that…