The Wodaabe or Bororoare people are proud traditionally nomadic cattle-herders and traders from a small subgroup of the Fulani ethnic group who are scattered across the sub-Saharan Sahelian steppe in Niger, West Africa
Despite the fact that the more known African writers write in English, French and other non-indigenous languages, TIA’s Bwesigye bwa Mwesigire argues that there is proof that writing in indigenous languages on the continent has a bright future
African photography is on the rise. Following decades of photographic misrepresentation by observers from outside the continent, African photographers are now showing the world what they see through their lenses. This Is Africa spotlights Ghanaian photographer Teresa Meka
Unlike elsewhere on the continent where heavy metal and hard rock music are beginning to sprout, large parts of North Africa have enjoyed the styling of distorted guitars and pounding drums for decades. Even though Algeria has seen its share of political and social upheaval, and a well publicised civil war over the years, this has not deterred many from picking up electric guitars and lending their voices to the heavy metal world.
Seven artists from different parts of Africa have come together to release a track aimed at encouraging peace and unity in Africa amid xenophobia attacks in Durban, South Africa.
Nigerian-born UK-based singer-songwriter-producer Oyinda has released monochrome visuals for her track ‘The Devil’s Gonna Keep Me’
We at TIA are proud of 3 of our colleagues who have been longlisted for South Africa’s National Arts Festival’s Short Sharp Stories Awards for short fiction
As part of the Made in Africa II series, TIA’s Bwesigye bwa Mwesigire spoke to Short Story Day Africa founder Rachel Zadok about what informs their strategy for promoting African literature and what that strategy is
You remember that Abubakar Adam Ibrahim’s The Whispering Trees and Chika Unigwe’s NightDancer, two of the writers and books featured in the first part of these series are published by Parrésia? We talk to the company’s Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Richard Ali about the origins, achievements and prospects of their publishing business