The site of what will be an impressive six-storey Pan-African Heritage Museum is in Ghana’s Central Region. The museum will curate Africa’s story using African voices, tools, and culture.
A roaring and smoking mbira song, one for the party animals, a Nollywood pity party to confuse the crush outside your league, and a two-season coup soundtrack – Jah Prayzah created the future by commanding the past. We look back to the career-defining moments of one of Zimbabwe’s greatest artists.
Gender-based violence is highlighted in several heartbreaking performances at the Makhanda National Arts Festival. Unfortunately these stories have their roots in reality.
On in South Africa at the Encounters film festival, the documentary is an intimate portrait of the great artist.
The popular United States-based player is speaking out about the shameful state of women’s football in Ghana, where players have been marginalised in many ways for way too long.
Holy Ten, also known as “the leader of the youths” is making a case for Hip hop as Zimbabwe’s next big genre, urged on by adoring legions of Generation Z and the decline of Zimdancehall. A belligerent artist who wastes no opportunity for beefing, he is also morally nuanced and attuned to society’s most vulnerable. He shares his creative process and influences in this interview with Onai Mushava.
Colonisation, genocide and changes in official languages have resulted in the hybridisation of languages. A mix of Kinyarwanda, French and English is dubbed kinyafranglais.
Widows in Nigeria are still exposed to harmful practices.
The term Afrofuturism is being rejected by writers of African descent because it is a distinctly different genre that should not be used interchangeably with Africanfuturism. The latter centres the African point of view, experience, culture, themes, and history with technology-based in Africa, not the diaspora.