The young artist’s paintings tell the story of his upbringing and his determination to create excellent, original pieces. Now the long hours and hard work are paying off.
The informal plastic recycling sector in Kenya does not fairly compensate waste pickers making it a very exploitative circular economy. Mr Green Africa is changing that by purchasing directly from their sourcing agents or waste pickers, who are some of society’s most marginalised people.
While a few African countries have partly decriminalised LGBTQI persons, giving them better protection, there is still widespread discrimination against people with non-conforming sexual orientations and gender identities.
Banned 45 years ago, and its author detained, the Gikuyu language play Ngaahika Ndeenda profoundly shaped the literary legend.
All conflicts and refugees should be treated equally — the uneven support for whites fleeing Ukraine highlights why formerly colonised peoples need to be critical of the Western camp and seek out their own peaceful path.
English has failed often as the main language of court in proceedings – this impacts testimony and must be addressed.
The Al Ahly manager may recently have been snapping at CAF and its president, but his real battle is notching up the one victory that has eluded him: the Egyptian Premier League.
As encouraging steps are taken to resolve the military conflict, pressure for a negotiated settlement is needed.
Artists move the dial when exploring the nuances of humanity. Their work helps us change perspective and have emotive dialogue about difficult themes. Here are some African visual artists using their mediums to reimagine sexuality, gender expression and identities.