The imperial legacy of the camera and the narrative power of words and images.
The photo series Another Way Home captures how migration effects families, communities and individuals—those who travel and those who stay behind.
Amy Sall (Sunu Journal), Candace Keller (Michigan State), Drew Thompson (Bard), curator Thato Mogotsi and Cherif Keita, reflect on Malick Sidibé’s impact.
Somali-American novelist Ega speaks about creating complex characters, the relationship of images to creative writing and the state of African literature today.
In May 2015, Lesotho lost one of its most vibrant and creative minds, the photographer Hlompho Letsielo.
Guibinga documents the vibrant beach culture of the country’s capital, Libreville, on the West African coast.
Mainstream Western media outlets are only now learning to recognize and value diverse and creative African phenomena that have thrived for years.
The Johannesburg-based crew challenges the status quo in South Africa with dance.
Jimmy Nelson’s photographs are deliberately constructed to capitalize on his own vision of these groups.
Ghanaian-American filmmaker Akosua Adoma Owusu wants to foster a new wave of Ghanaian experimental filmmakers.
As a public service, we will, every year around Halloween, share this guide on how not to embarrass yourself or offend anyone.
Weekend Music Break Number 57 includes a tribute to Fela Kuti, music from Lesotho, and the fast rapping of Sarkodie.
The complexity surrounding the social and economic drivers of piracy off the Horn of Africa was lost in the media-friendly version of the story.
There is a time for everything: Between Afropunk and the passing of a musical legend, Sathima Bea Benjamin, is our Weekend Music Break.
The words and images found in the Chronic have a tendency to defy simple consumption.
Weekend Music Break 49 makes stops in South Africa, Kenya, Ghana, Rwanda and with the diaspora in Australia, among others.
Thina Zibi demonstrates with her images the incredible innovation evident in contemporary South African design and style.
The most creative, incisive political arts and literary publication produced on the African continent, or anywhere for that matter.
Takeifa’s sound is a welcome alternative to the more common mbalax music that dominates Senegal’s pop music scene.
A conversation with South African artist Masello Motana on pop stars, politicians and personhood.