AFRICAN HEADLINES

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Chronicles Of El Anatsui: Exploring Alternative Responses To Examine Possibilities & Boundaries In Art

According to historians unlike the art of Western world, traditional African art was a functional and necessary part of everyday life thus it would be impossible to understand African cultures without ...

2019-09-22

Hamamat’s Confession: “I Used To Be A Slay Queen”

Nowadays, the “get rich quick” women nicknamed “Slay Queens” seems to have taken over social media, predominantly on facebook, snapchat and Instagram. Online, they live a glamo ...

2019-09-21

The Return: A Narrative About Heritage, Displacement & Liberty

Born in Zambia, raised in Botswana, and now based in Australia, Sampa Tembo’s upbringing continues to bear an influence on her music. Popularly known as Sampa The Great, Sampa earned her spot as ...

2019-09-20

MekaMon: A Story About Technology & Survival Of The Human Race

26-year-old robotics entrepreneur, Silas Adekunle from Nigeria has been acknowledged for creating the world’s first gaming robot. He founded Reach Robotics, a company that fuses gaming, robotics ...

2019-09-19

Mother Tongues: An Inter-generational Poetry, Translation & Film Project Celebrating Black Womanhood

For many years, the African Diaspora seeks to connect with Africa to understand their roots and shared ancestry. Across the world, there are young black women who reflect the virtues and pride of the ...

2019-09-16

Youth: An Embodiment Of Touch, Intimacy & Closure

Wanja Eleanor Wohoro, from Kenya, is a self-taught singer, songwriter, guitarist and freelance writer. The Afro-indie soul singer is popular for her soulful voice and emotionally thought-provoking lyr ...

2019-09-14

The Mental Health Saga: Speaking For The Voiceless In Black Communities

 Across Africa, the stigma around mental illness in various communities has damagingly affected scores of people who have been met with condemnation and skepticism rather than treatment. The myth ...

2019-09-13