Famed 11 year-old Nigerian hyper-realist artist Kareem Waris Olamilekan triumphed over 2,723 international candidates to win Taiwan’s 22nd Fervent Global Love of Lives Award.
Despite a decision to streamline activities, the recent Niamey meeting had all the trappings of a regular summit.
South Africa has joined the fray of ball room culture; an originally American countercultural phenomenon rooted in necessity and defiance. In the late nineteenth century members of the underground LGBTQI+ community in large cities organized masquerade balls in direct defiance of laws and as a means to find community and belonging.
Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah caught up with Kobby Graham, a DJ, academic and writer popularly known as the Funky Professor.