At the recently concluded Arthouse Contemporary auction in Lagos, the work of Ben Enwonwu sold for 46 million naira. However, this is not the highest amount that has been offered for a piece by the late Nigerian artist.
“La Sauce” is undoubtedly Reniss’ biggest hit and it is a refreshingly original take on a dominant Cameroonian music genre.
Nana Ansah Kwao IV, juggles his royal duties with his job as radio host. He told What’s Up Africa’s Ikenna Azuike, what it’s like to be a chief.
In this interview, Viola Llewellyn talks about her effort to increase funding to small businesses in Cameroon through Ovamba Solutions, Inc.
Today we remember the legendary Jamaican reggae singer Robert “Bob” Nesta Marley who passed away on 11 May 1981 (aged 36). A fervent and unapologetic Pan-Africanist, Marley strongly believed in African unity and his beliefs on Pan-Africanism were rooted in his Rastafari religious beliefs. We celebrate his legacy and look at some of his well-known, inspirational quotes, and excerpts from his music.
It is about 30 years since Mark Dery coined the term ‘Afro futurism’, a loose literary and cultural movement that connects science fiction, fantasy, history, science and the destiny of Afro-Americans and Africans. Percy Zvomuya has just finished reading Octavia Butler’s novel Kindred and wonders if there is something that Afro-American science fiction shares with Shona spirituality.
The Jalada Translations Issue is a statement to the effect that African languages can find their place in dialogue among themselves; exist with equal power alongside Asian and European ones and inspire global conversations.
Little by little, I am noticing more mention of Orisha in music, films and books than ever before.
Global Ovations has named Ghanaian model, Victoria Michaels, as the brand ambassador for the 2016 Mercedes Benz African Fashion Festival.