While some people are concerned with having a perfect dentition, the intentional removal of anterior teeth has become as equally important for various reasons
Having a bad hair day? How about a quick fix with some good old-fashioned cow dung?
The British Council recently launched the UK/Nigeria 2015-2016 season of cultural collaboration. The line-up of events for this project are worth noting
The Saraba Manuscript Project seeks to boost the careers of new writers in the fields of fiction and non-fiction, and in turn to enrich the Nigerian literary scene.
While contemporary African visual art is on the rise, Tanzania, which is known worldwide for the Tinga Tinga style of paintings, seems to be left behind. Art education in primary and secondary schools is non-existent, and very few artists carry the Tanzanian flag in international arenas. Is fine art dead in Tanzania? If not, where can we find it?
The heads of heroes and heroines of Zimbabwe’s first war of independence – who were brutally decapitated by the colonial regime before being sent to Britain as trophies – are to be repatriated
Okey Ndibe on his inspiring time in Somaliland, a place of great stigma both on and off the continent, as guest at the eighth Hargeysa International Book Festival this year.
The first half of the year served up a motley of books by African writers from across the globe. TIA’s Ladi Opaluwa has put together a list of books to watch out for in the latter half of 2015
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.