Built 10km south of Windhoek, the Heroes’ Acre is an official war memorial of the Republic of Namibia. The monument is a symbol of the spirit of patriotism and nationalism.
Good Morning Africa from one of the world’s absolute monarchies, Swaziland. The landlocked country is ranked 159 in the world in terms of the sum of all land and water areas delimited by international boundaries.
Good morning Africa from the country with the smallest population of any sovereign African country. Seychelles is home to diverse people, culture and history.
Harare International Festival of the Arts: In celebration of its 60th anniversary, Zimbabwe’s National Art Gallery staged an exhibition titled ‘Zimbabwe In Design’. Tadzoka Pswarayi was there and shares her insights.
Fault Lines investigates the legacy and impact of sex abuse by UN peacekeepers in Haiti. In Haiti By Force: UN Sex Abuse, Fault Lines speaks to Haitian women who say they were raped by UN peacekeepers there. Some of them were under-age at the time; some of them are now single mothers as a result; most described anonymous, violent attacks.
Today we visit the Omo River valley in Ethiopia where the Hamer ethnic community lives. The Hamer ethnic group has a unique initiation ritual that involves bull jumping. This practice is still practiced today.
There are elements of hip-hop that can be used to advance civic engagement and validate black lives. Tiisetso Tlelima attended the seventh edition of Black Portraitures, a trans-Atlantic indaba, and discovered more about the place held by hip-hop in the civil rights struggle of black people.
Have you heard about Senegal’s Mouride brotherhood, which practices a branch of Sufi Islam. Over the weekend, followers of the Mouride faith participated in the annual Magal pilgrimage, hosted in Senegal’s holy city of Touba. Have a quick look at some of the pictures of the pilgrimage/ religious festival.
In many ways, modernisation has changed the face of Africa, positively and negatively in equal measure. This is Africa’s Alex Taremwa explores why the archetypal African hut has survived modernity and stood the test of time.