In many ways, modernisation has changed the face of Africa, positively and negatively in equal measure. This is Africa’s Alex Taremwa explores why the archetypal African hut has survived modernity and stood the test of time.
An ongoing exhibition in London, ‘Rastafari in Motion’ focuses on the story of Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia and the emergence of the Rastafari religion and culture in Britain.
Singing and dancing in traditional outfits on special events, these are the few of our favorite things. Take a look a these pictures that captured celebrations of the beautiful people from the Samburu Tribe in Kenya.
Braids have been a form of beautification for many generations, long before pop culture caught on. Chicago native Shani Crowe, the queen of braids, created beautiful braid hairstyles and took portraits of them in honor of traditional black hairstyles.
Billed as ‘Africa’s biggest celebration of cultural heritage’, Africa Day celebrations return to Newtown, Johannesburg, on 28 May. Kagiso Mnisi considers the anatomy of the modern-day African festival and wonders whether this event will make the grade and join the other greats of our curated cultural spaces, such as Festac in Nigeria, Lake of the Stars in Malawi and Chale Wote in Ghana
Octopuses are very good at disguising themselves however, this is something that does not intimidate the Vezo community. Using a spear is one of the many ways used to catch something for a meal or for some income. We found some lovely pictures that captured some women and children from Vezo community, foraging for sea food in lagoons.
Exhibition: Eroticism and Intimacy Faces, Places, and Paths Dates: 8th March – 9th April |Underground, Oasis Mall | Kampala, Uganda