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.
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.