American rapper Cardi B’s childhood picture has become a sensational meme. The picture tagged with the phrase “my momma said” has been adopted by many Africans. The hilarious captions capture the gift Africans possess, to laugh at ourselves.
Ocean Sole is a community based organization that is taking on marine conservation by diverting an environmental disaster for the marine ecosystem, and local communities on Kenya’s coast line from flip flop pollution. “We make fun art so people, companies and charities remember that the Ocean needs our help.”
Dating in this day and age can be a total nightmare. With so many ways to connect, it can get very confusing – even more so if you are queer. More and more LGBTQI+ people are using the online space to connect. But how convenient and safe is it really?
The Evora Africa festival hosted at the historic Palace of the Dukes of Cadaval in Portugal aimed to celebrate the ever-expanding wealth of Africa’s cultural heritage and uncover the many faces of a contemporary Africa, the continent of the future, where sacred rituals of the past merge with urban art of a vibrant, modern and changing world.
The persistence of Sam Nzima’s June 16 photograph is remarkable. The shadow in the photograph can be read as a metaphor for the rich debate that this image continues to bring to the surface.
In this open and honest conversation with two women Bel South explores the various faces and forms of queer love from the experiences of two women, and interrogates their subjective realities, living and loving in South Africa.
Despite them living for up to 2,500 years, researchers have discovered several baobab trees in Africa have died. Aida Cuni Sanchez on why these trees have a special place in our world.
For the LGBTQI+ community on the African continent, pride seems a faraway frivolity that they may never experience. Not only is the notion of ‘pride’ something they battle with internally due to society’s negative perceptions but a public celebration of their sexuality would be a dangerous endeavour in many African countries.
For her “sophisticated” approach to “gender, race and global inequality” literary force Chimamanda Adichie can add the PEN Pinter Prize to her immense award treasure trove