As we reflect on the injustices happening across the continent and the necessity for continued social commentary, we are proud to bring you stories that reflect the real lives of Africans living in African cities, through a series titled, “Nairobi Ni Mimi” (Nairobi is Me).
Nigeria’s poet and playwright, John Pepper Clark-Bekederemo, died on October 13 aged 86.
The University of South Africa (UNISA) has appointed Professor Puleng LenkaBula as the new Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University. Prof LenkaBula becomes the first female to be the VC and Principal since the establishment of the university 148 years ago.
More needs to be done to ensure that journalists can do their important work without fear or favour.
Many of the claims those who support the Put South Africans First fringe group make on social media and repeated at recent marches in Pretoria are inaccurate and often entirely false.
Ghana’s history shows a strong connection between music and politics that has evolved over six decades.
Tanzania’s October poll shows that elections are purely performative for governments which do not adhere to the basic tenets of democracy.
Impressive delivery on education, water and eliminating poverty hasn’t enabled Tunisia to escape its middle-income trap.
Baxsan’s tumultuous six-decade journey as a singer was irrevocably tied to Somalia’s national identity and cultural history.