The Financial Times and OppenheimerFunds recently announced the long-list for the second annual FT/OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Awards. We introduce you to the works of African artists who made the list in the arts category.
The Nile Project is a collective of African musicians from eleven countries along the Nile River. They have performed at venues around the world, using music to unite the people of the region and bringing attention to its socio-political and ecological problems.
Here is a selection of five popular novels by African writers that have made the transition from print to film.
Historic manuscripts, ancient tombs and mausoleums are some of Mali’s cultural treasures destroyed by terrorists in recent years. The Alpha Moya mausoleum, which was one of the sites destroyed, has been rebuilt and worth a look.
The construction of the Makoko floating school in 2013 was some of the best news to emerge from the Lagos slum. Now that the school has collapsed, what is next for the community?
Former Nigeria’s Super Eagles player and coach, Stephen Keshi, died on Wednesday, 8 June. Keshi had a successful football career. He was one of two African coaches to win the AFCON competition as a player and as a coach, and the only black African to do so. As the world continues to pay tribute to the football legend, here are some highlights, in texts and pictures, from his remarkable career.
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.
In this interview, Viola Llewellyn talks about her effort to increase funding to small businesses in Cameroon through Ovamba Solutions, Inc.
Young Cameroonian entrepreneur, Vanessa Zommi, is the founder and CEO of Emerald Moringa Tea, a product aimed at fighting diabetes by reducing blood sugar levels.