Bobi Wine in Uganda does it; so do the Economic Freedom Fighters in South Africa. The red beret is worn to signify the revolutionary. Its power lies in a symbolism that combines art and politics.
Tweets that get more Replies than RT’s are extremely rare which is why the “O jewa ke eng?” tweet became a global phenomenon despite being in an African indigenous language.
Land reform has always been closely tied to shifts in the wider political economy of countries.
Conservation enthusiasts can experience the premiere of wildlife film, ‘Sides of a Horn’ which highlights the conflict between poachers and game rangers in communities. Film producers chose to create a short film, “to tell vital, urgent stories, and this story is as urgent as they come.”
South Africa is on a roll with 26-year-old Zozibini Tunzi becoming the third South African overall to wear the prestigious Miss Universe crown. In the last five years the country has clinched the title twice after Angola’s win in 2011 and Botswana’s in 1999.
The experiences of non-nationals in South Africa’s public health care system are more complex and varied than implied by the dominant discourse on “medical xenophobia”
27-year-old Ofentse Pitse is the first black South African woman to conduct and own an all-black orchestra. Her 40-piece symphony orchestra contributes to shedding light on African composers and propelling young black youth to excellence.
Unity for the wrong reasons reduces social cooperation to whatever happens to benefit a particular person or group, making it a zero-sum game.
Nigerian Afro-fusion star Burna Boy has received his first-ever Grammy nomination for his acclaimed album African Giant. Other Africans with a chance to win a Grammy include three-time Grammy winner Angelique Kidjo, and South African comedian Trevor Noah, nominated in the Best Comedy Album category.