In this TIA exclusive, Bwesigye bwa Mwesigire, had a chat with architect, author and University of East Anglia fellow, Yewande Omotoso, about writing, architecture and identity
Despite threats to their lives, gay rights activists in Uganda published a free new magazine (Bombastic), which shares the stories of Uganda’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community
This is Africa’s 100 Best Books in fiction, poetry, memoir and non-fiction, published between 2010 and 2014, selected by Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah, Oris Aigbokhaevbolo, Kagure Mugo and Bwesigye bwa Mwesigire
This is Africa is always on the lookout for innovative, industrious and homegrown African ingenuity. One company that fits this mold is Booomers International, a Ghanaian company that makes bicycle frames out of bamboo for export to the rest of the world
Appearing on the hit American satirical news programme, The Daily Show, South African comedian Trevor Noah, spoke with the host, Jon Stewart about his anxiety around visiting the United States
The Afro-punk performer talks Fela Kuti, aiming for New York’s SummerStage in 2015 and more
An exhibition in Lagos highlights the importance of aso-oke, the premier fabric in Yoruba land. Artist Tunde Owolabi spoke to Oris Aigbokhaevbolo about the importance of preserving culture and associated skills before the Chinese get involved.
Today, 84 years ago, a literary giant was born. Chinua Achebe will always be remembered for his colossal contribution to the establishing of modern African literature