Africans as seldom portrayed, say its fans. Others have described it as “Western propaganda.” Opposing notions of African identity? “An African City” creator, writer, and co-producer Nicole Amarteifio explains the thinking behind her show
South Africa celebrates National Women’s Day on 9th August, but the country’s government needs to do a lot more in the battle against gender inequality. A look at some of the factors hindering the levelling of the playing field
Too often, African artists get drowned out at mainstream awards shows. Producer Russell Kenya from blackmedley.tv says enough is enough.
According to the Zimbabwe Association for Crime Prevention and Rehabilitation of the Offender prisoners in Zimbabwe’s prisons are forced to stay naked because of a shortage of uniforms
We need to talk about this pressure on African women to have at least one male child. It devalues women, and, equally saddening, it causes mothers to devalue their own daughters.
The Ebola menace is gripping residents of Lagos. New incidents of the Ebola virus in the fastest growing city in Africa had been announced by the government. Six suspected cases, all amongst people who came in contact with the first case, Patrick Sawyer, a Liberian inter-government public servant have been quarantined
Africa is on a quest to reclaim the continent from over 100 years of photographic misrepresentation. Local photographers are looking for balance on a continent so often portrayed by its extremes.
As South Africa celebrates Women’s Month, it’s about time we stopped paying lip service to the empowerment of women, writes Benedicta Dube