South African jazz veteran Jonas Gwangwa has been getting recognition for the pivotal role he played in ‘singing down apartheid.’
Amos Tutuola has contributed significantly to the resilience of ways of life and worldviews that could easily have disappeared under the weight of colonialism, globalisation and the market economy.
The South African film Inxeba is now streaming on Netflix a remarkable feat. Inxeba is the first and only South African film to be watched on Netflix. The controversial film which tells the story of initiation, circumcision, masculinity and manhood has set tongues wagging for its depiction of the sacred Xhosa initiation rite.
Art X Lagos is one of West Africa’s premier art fairs, exposing a wide range of people to original artworks. But despite its accomplishments, the fair has one fatal flaw: the very Nigerian tendency to prioritise the VIP guests, to the frustration of ‘regular’ attendees, writes Alithnayn Abdulkareem
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts this week announced the winners for the annual British Academy Children’s Awards. Magic Light Pictures’ animated films of Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes won in the animation category.
The question of identity, and belonging features in various kinds of works. The need to be a part of a group, community and society is intrinsic, but what happens to those who are deprived of this need?
Good Morning Africa from the National Museum of Anthropology (Museu Nacional de Antropologia) in Luanda, Angola. Anyone looking for a place to find an array of traditional masks, artefacts and sculptures, this is the place to be.