South African-born composer Stanley Glasser's musical legacy is in many ways unknown in his motherland which he left under political duress in 1963, and awaits critical engagement.
Mogadishu’s Waaberi Theatre Troupe back in the 1970s when Somalia was a cultural hub.
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A crate digger essentially builds a personal library of sonic texts that often can't be found on the internet or in official archives.
Nelson Mandela garnered much support from the UK during apartheid in opposition of the then government’s stance.
From the early 1980s, local governments in the UK began renaming streets, housing estates and community centres after Mandela as an act of protest.
Winston Ntshona in ‘Sizwe Banzi is dead’.
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In an age that venerates celebrities and self-promotion in the arts and culture sector, Winston Ntshona remains a role model for his modesty.
Fertile valleys in rural Eastern Cape where Nelson Mandela was born.
Photographs tell the story of Nelson Mandela the humanist and take us into the settings that shaped his childhood.
Senegal’s World Cup coach Aliou Cissé.
Although Senegal's overall World Cup result was disappointing, the team showed that they have a great deal to build on for future campaigns.
France’s World Cup winner Paul Pogba was also eligible to play for Guinea.
It's time Africa's top administrators tried to find out why top African players are choosing to represent European countries, so that they can work to rectify the situation.
Nelson Mandela’s legacy in poetry can re-familiarise us with the values he embodied.
Nelson Mandela's release in 1990 was met by an outpouring of poetic celebration both within South Africa and globally.
Former US president Barack Obama delivers a speech in Kenya ahead of his visit to South Africa.
Barack Obama is delivering the Nelson Mandela lecture in a changing world dominated by the often outrageous utterances of his successor, US President Donald Trump.
Prophets of da City.
One of South Africa's finest hip-hop crews message was that you couldn't box identities forged through multilingual living in the ghettos.
Nigeria’s players react after the loss to Argentina in the 2018 world cup.
A great deal of hope was placed on a few outstanding African players whose abilities did not blossom at the World Cup.
Ghana’s goalkeepers, Stephen Adams (L) and Fatawu Dauda (R), pray before a 2014 World Cup match.
Africa is a deeply divided continent along ideological, ethnic and territorial lines. Religion and football can produce consensus.
One of David Goldblatt’s iconic photographs.
It was only in the late 1990s, as the world became more interested in South African photographers' work, that Goldblatt's work was identified as extraordinary.
A farmer’s son with his nursemaid, Heimweeberg, Nietverdiend, Western Transvaal 1964.
Photographer David Goldblatt's presence through his photographs will always be with us.
Morocco will be going home after coming last in their group in Russia.
African governments and football associations need to do some serious recalculating for the Qatar world cup in 2022.
Morocco’s World Cup squad training in St.Petersburg, Russia.
The football world cup offers a useful chance to consider the apparent division between North and sub-Saharan Africa.
A scene from ‘Wolf Warrior 2’.
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Film could benefit China's soft power. It highlights the country's deep pockets and potential for wider audience appeal.
Artist Johannes Phokela’s ceramic memorial wall.
The persistence of Sam Nzima's June 16 photograph is remarkable. The shadow in the photograph can be read as a metaphor for the rich debate that this image continues to bring to the surface.
One of the favourites to win the World Cup, Germany’s national football team, on their way to Russia.
Can we trust expert football predictions? Perhaps, but it's variable.
Egyptian striker Mohamed Salah at a training session in Cairo.
Africa has always promised a great deal in the international showcase but delivered very little at the football world cup.