AFRICAN HEADLINES

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Mayra Andrade: The Contemporary Queen Of Morna Music

Mayra Andrade’s singing is described as “a blend of radiant, dancing colors, velvet beats, and spicy melodies.” Often, she compared to Cape Verdean Queen of Morna music, Cesária ...

2019-07-29

The Shatta Movement: A True Definition Of Loyalty

In 2012, whilst on an adventure exploring Jamestown British Accra, we came across a poster of an event featuring Shatta Wale at the then Plaza Cinema Hall. Interacting with some fans of Shatta Movemen ...

2019-07-22

All Eyez On Burner - Do You Want More?

The battle to hold Ghana’s five mics continue to rage on. Ghanaian rappers have been dropping hidden punch lines to taunt each other, with some claiming they control the rap game.  Both und ...

2019-06-23

The Money Game: Get Rich Or Die Trying

Everyone agrees that having money is a good thing, Money gives us power, the ability to make decisions that affect and influence society. When you have money, you are powerful. The more money you have ...

2019-06-20

White Ebony: Challenging The Preconceived Notions Of Albinism

“White Ebony” is a collection of twenty thought-provoking photographs, by Nigerian social activist photographer Yetunde Ayeni-Babaeko. Yetunde’s photo series explores “the comp ...

2019-06-20

Ingoma Nshya: The New Kingdom That Improved Cultural Development In Rwanda

Ingoma Nshya, meaning a new drum or new kingdom, is Rwanda's first-ever women's drumming group that brings a new and important female voice to the cultural development of Rwanda. Aspiring to twin goal ...

2019-06-20

I Can: Empowering Kids To Be Whatever They Want To Be When They Grow Up

A quote by Ignacio Estrada says, “If a child can’t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn,” and with that in mind, American hip-hop legend, Nasir Jones, has ...

2019-06-18