Leathermen expose the myth of hypermasculinity by refusing the violence and aggression which is normally attached to it.
Leaders go in and out of fashion, making statues built in their memory a tricky issue.
Cultural icons like Achebe, Fela and Saro-Wiwa were among those who highlighted Nigeria's failings.
For those who still consider memes like the #10yearchallenge as harmless and innocent information sharing perhaps it's time to reconsider.
Nigerian poets and novelists have compared the Igbo massacres in the 60s to the Holocaust as a way to drive international attention to the atrocities.
Realism and addressing pressing contemporary South African societal issues have been the focus of local opera since 1995.
Making sport accessible to ordinary people can be achieved if communities take control of their organisations.
The intertwining of the market, state and society has continued to see itself expressed through music in the DRC.
Proverbs are generally regarded as repositories of folk wisdom and are used widely in African settings.
Oliver Mtukudzi has left the world his greatest prized possession -- the gift of song.
Hugh Lewin is best known for two books that arose from his early involvement in the anti-apartheid underground.
Controversy around Winnie Madikizela-Mandela continues in death as it did in life.
A small community of Afrikaners has been living in Argentina since the early 1900s. Linguistic research has found they're like a time capsule, reflecting pronunciation and syntax from an earlier era.
Big investors seem to be mainly interested in Nollywood's already established popularity with African audiences.
Sarah Baartman’s name can be elevated to the highest point of the University of Cape Town’s campus, but if her legacy isn’t built into each classroom and interaction the honour is hollow.
A decolonising curriculum would consider ways in which writers negotiate linguistic, literary and cultural legacies of the colonial era.
Two new books about Zimbabwe deal with the coup in November 2017. But the country's treasures haven’t been dug up yet.
Christian leaders played a very significant role in fighting apartheid. One of them, Peter Storey, tells in his autobiography what shaped his convictions.
Theatre, offers an experiential engagement with daily acts of placemaking.
Each day, readers are bombarded with shocking, inspiring and informative images. In their overwhelming volume, they can be easily forgotten. Nonetheless, some do rise to the top.