As much as we complain about outsiders exoticising our cultures for financial gain, Lineo Segoete writes, sometimes our complacency has laid the groundwork for it.
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali had a long love affair with Africa. The continent was the stage of perhaps his greatest triumph: “The Rumble in the Jungle” in Kinshasa, then Zaire. He was beloved across Africa and he visited the continent frequently.
Little by little, I am noticing more mention of Orisha in music, films and books than ever before.
Sao Tome and Príncipe is the second smallest country in the Organisation of African Unity composed of two inhabited islands, situated near the equator.
Thousands of Twitter users have taken it upon themselves to change the stereotypes about Africa portrayed in popular media…one tweet at a time
On this day, in 1884, Western countries met to discuss the future of Africa in what is known as the Berlin Conference. The result of the meeting saw the countries distributing portions of the continent to come under their control
The AFRICAN must learn that he stands and he speaks for all his people when he opens his mouth. He comes from a land and a history that is simple and homogeneous. He must be protected like the wildlife in the Savannah. It’s a tough role to play.
Something is terribly wrong when a Nigerian girl like myself grows up craving white Barbie dolls. Girls all over Africa crave the same today, and this far from harmless. Fortunately Nigerians are starting to produce dolls that look like us.