AFRICAN HEADLINES

Curious to know about happenings in Africa & The Diaspora? Get all the gist right here.

I Still Hide To Smoke: Rayhana’s Protest Against Injustice For Islamic Women

The experiences of Muslim women vary within different societies, however, their devotion to Islam and how it deeply affects their lives is a shared factor. Feminists like Rayhana Obermeyer, an actor, ...

2019-09-27

The Telenovela Invasion: Real Entertainment Or A Menace To Africa’s Film Industry?

Most people can't help but get hooked to their favorite Telenovela. Well, there’s nothing wrong about getting comfortable in your seat with a burning desire to feel the passion Telenovelas ...

2019-09-26

Recognize Ali: A Ruthless Rhymester From The Underground Hip-hop Lairs Of West Africa

In hip-hop, there's Mainstream and Underground rap. Many have the perception that mainstream rap music sells whiles underground rap yields no profits. In addition, there is also a fallacy that un ...

2019-09-26

The Rise Of Shatta Bandle: Africa's Self Proclaimed Richest Man

Few months back, an audacious midget from Ghana named Shatta Bandle claimed to be the wealthiest man across the continent. On his social media pages, Shatta bandle displayed a variety of luxury cars a ...

2019-09-24

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