It’s been quite interesting to see how creative industries within the continent have surpassed mainstream politics in advancing the ‘newness of Africa’, but on the flipside are also vulnerable to the stranglehold of neocolonial agendas operating through the language of ‘development’, ‘sustainability’, ‘Africa rising’ and all these other vacuous references.
Upcoming Nigerian author Chigozie Obioma has been longlisted for the prestigious Man Booker Prize for his debut novel, The Fisherman
Sao Tome and Príncipe is the second smallest country in the Organisation of African Unity composed of two inhabited islands, situated near the equator.
Today we are in Cape Verde, an exceptional African country known for its beautiful islands and abundant beaches.
25 year-old Sudanese Ford model Nykhor Paul wrote a scathing rant on her Instagram account about white make-up artists’ ineptitude when it comes to the needs of black models’ skin
Zambian writer Namwali Serpell has become the first scribe from the southern African nation to win the coveted Caine Prize for African Writing. She has also broke new ground by becoming the first winner to share her prize money with her fellow shortlistees
Greetings Africa from The Federal Islamic Republic of the Comoros, an African holiday paradise and the continent’s third-smallest nation by area
Now in its 41st year, the National Arts Festival is underway in Grahamstown. A week after service delivery protests and with a municipal strike looming, once again the spotlight is turned on the stark contrast between people enjoying an arts festival and those in desperate circumstances locked outside
Good morning Africa from Douala city, the largest city in Cameroon and the richest city in the whole Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) region