If you’re a fan of afro-futurism films, then the latest film by Addis Ababa-based award-winning director Miguel Llansó is a must see. The Ethiopian sci-fi film ‘Crumbs’ has just gone online. We spoke to director, Miguel, about his latest film.
First came planking, then the ice-bucket challenge and now #MannequinChallenge is trending on the social media among top celebrities across the world. Here are some South African celebs joining this new social media fad.
This week, we watched Americans elect an alleged sexual assaulter in place of a qualified woman. While the world mourned, Hillary Clinton in her concession speech gracefully encouraged young girls everywhere to follow their goals. ‘’To all the girls who are watching this, never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world to pursue and achieve your dreams.’’ Hillary said in her concession speech.
In just five short months, two South African women have made waves on social media with the pop up market: Doek On Fleek. And for those unfamiliar with the term “on Fleek” is millennial talk, meaning cool.
For years, there has been an unending battle between Nigerians and Ghanaians about who has the best jollof rice. A curious fight seeing as the tasty dish is not native to either country. This argument is one that has been dragged, tugged and tossed about on social media. The latest episode in this unending battle of the jollof was brought about by the release of a song by Sister Deborah.
Often quoted as Nigeria’s answer to James Brown and Miles Davis, Fela Anikulapo Kuti was a tour de force of African music and political activism. Today the world observes Felabration in honour of the man who was a rare breed: he truly lived the meaning of his often radical words
We have made a list of five of the newest music videos from West Africa. The videos which feature directorial credits from Clarence Peters, Patrick Elis and others are well worth the four minutes it takes to watch each.