His single Yeke Yeke was the first African song to pass a million in sales, but it’s meaning was best understood in Guinea, home of the griot and kora star.
History will judge Nkurunziza as a man who brought unnecessary pain to a nation that had long suffered from political misrule.
How do two artists from different ends of the world get inspired by the pioneer of Afrobeats?
Nigeria’s pre-eminent position in Africa, lost to corruption and political patronage over the years, can be regained by putting its house in order.
Despite its claims, the United States is not “leading” the global response to COVID-19. If it were, its approach to the pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa, the region most vulnerable to the economic impact of the virus, would be much different.
The book is a departure from despair and crippling homophobia. It records the experiences of people who refuse to be hopeless victims.
For Nollywood to fully compete at the global level, it should adopt a smart, proactive approach.
Tanzanians are increasingly alarmed at their government’s unscientific approach to the coronavirus pandemic.
Predominant public sentiment remains largely anti-homosexual and overshadows constitutionally guaranteed rights in Africa.