Senegal’s starting 11 before a recent friendly against Luxembourg.
When Senegal face Poland in their first World Cup match in Russia, the whole nation will be roaring them on to victory.
At the 2014 World Cup African fans felt that Nigeria were on the receiving end of poor refereeing.
Video Assistant Referees at the World Cup finals in Russia might help African teams to do better than they have done so far.
Arsenal FC’s new sponsor is Rwanda.
Political ethics and sports don't match well. The recent deal between Rwanda and Arsenal is potentially a case in point.
South African musicians can benefit from working together in cultural clusters.
Creative hubs and clusters mushroomed in the Asia-Pacific region. South Africa must follow suit or miss the opportunity to grow its creative economy.
South African rugby player Ashwin Willemse (in green jersey) playing against New Zealand’s All Blacks in 2003.
Race still plays a big part in South African society. Sport is no exception.
Social media presents a powerful platform for creating multiple stories about Africa.
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Philip Tabane was unlike any other musician. His music was intimately woven into his cosmology and spirituality.
Hugh Masekela performing in 2015.
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The protest song "Stimela" remains as much a song about present and future aspirations, as it is of the past.
Thinking with Karl Marx on his 200th birthday means recognising the importance of thought.
Q-Tip (L) of A Tribe Called Quest performing in 2013.
A greater synergy between academics and practitioners is needed to progress hip hop for it to be taken seriously as a core area for study.
Students perform a re-enactment of the 1989 killing of six Jesuits, including Ignacio Martin-Baro, during the Salvadorian civil war.
Social psychologist Ignacio Martín-Baró's work reminds us of the urgency to bring all psychology into the orbit of liberation. Doing so allows a necessarily ambitious conception of liberation.
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela being laid to rest. In death, as in life, she divided opinions.
Society expects journalists to report objectively. But a documentary filmmaker has an opinion.
The cover of Marvin Gaye’s album, ‘What’s Going On’.
"What's Going On" remains relevant today. Even now its plaintive lyrics speak eloquently about a post-9/11 world that's upside down.
DJ Black Coffee.
Boycotting academic, cultural and sports activities in Israel is an essential part, but total avoidance may not be the most useful political strategy.
This image, taken by a member of Namibia’s San community, reveals a great deal about representation.
Marginalised Namibians should be encouraged to take up cameras to document their lives -- on their own terms.
Explorations of form and sound in jazz are essentially political. They challenge the status quo in society by interrogating categories and barriers.
Jonas Gwangwa performing in Germany in 2010.
South African jazz veteran Jonas Gwangwa has been getting recognition for the pivotal role he played in 'singing down apartheid.'
Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan during a promotional campaign in India in 2006.
Bleaching cream companies, with the help of Bollywood male stars are making huge profits.
Winnie Madikizela achieved a lot before she met Nelson Mandela.
Reducing Madikizela’s entire life and legacy to her relationship with Mandela has more to do with patriarchal tropes about powerful women than reality.
People stroll along Moshoeshoe Street in Emfuleni.
By expanding our understanding of streets and enhancing their design, every street corner could become a space to socialise, to exercise, to play, or to trade.