The first ‘World Festival of Negro Arts’ held in Dakar, Senegal, in 1966 at the behest of then President, Léopold Sédar Senghor. In November, a group of Senegalese intellectuals will host an event to mark the 50th anniversary of the festival.
In his first solo exhibition in the United Kingdom, South African artist, Mohau Modisakeng, attempts to project the political complexities of his country through self-portraits.
Nigeria lawyer based in the United States, Florence Iwegbue, has co-founded with her husband an app to care for their autistic child. The app has become useful not just in caring for children with special needs but also for anyone with a chronic illness.
Nigerian writer, Chika Unigwe, was recently named one of the judges of the 2017 Man Booker International Prize. This news warrants a look back at African writers, that have previously sat on the judging panel of this illustrious prize.
‘Chineke’, Europe’s first professional orchestra made up of black and other ethnic minority musicians made its debut in 2015 and has continued to make waves since then.
With works filled with vibrant colours and mystifying images, Congolese artist, Eddy Kamuanga Ilunga, is making quite a splash in the art world.