Deeply influenced by Steve Biko and the Black Consciousness Movement, artist David Koloane, who died on 30 June 2019, believed that artists have a right to define their own work.
Johnny Clegg was a prophet, even if the ideal future he prophesied has not yet come to pass.
A loan of 20 million euros ($22.5 million) from the French Development Agency will fund a new museum in Benin’s city of Abomey. The aim is to make the 47-hectare (116-acre) UNESCO World Heritage Site more attractive for visitors once France restitutes 26 royal statues taken by French troops over a century ago
On a warm summer evening, Africans came out in huge numbers to SummerStage at Central Park to see performances from Nigerian singer Mr Eazi, Ghanaian singer Efya, and Kenyan singer Blinky Bill, the frontman for Just a Band. It was […]
The story of Asameni and Christiansborg Castle’s keys reveals the complexities of decisions taken during the transatlantic slave trade.
Osita Iheme is popular actor across Africa but after Fenty Beauty tweeted a meme of him, he has gone global. The Nigerian actor known by many as PawPaw has earned new audiences with his meme going viral on Twitter, and across other social media platforms.
Nigerian writer Lesley Nneka Arimah is the winner of the 2019 Caine Prize for African Writing. The £10,000 prize is the most prestigious literary award for a short story on the continent.
A scholar went on a Voodoo pilgrimage in Haiti and learned how an oppressive slave past has shaped its religious present.
Virtual sex, techno-paranoia, the cyber city, second life, social media culture, sexual identity politics and debating the online self – these themes are a sure indication that Black Mirror, the anthology television series created by Charlie Brooker, highlights key themes pertinent to our 21st century psyche and merits scholarly attention, writes Andrew Chatora