The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy.
The stigma attached to HIV and AIDS, particularly in hip hop culture, is rife. The disease is represented poorly and often factually incorrect through lyrics.
Carmel Building in Diagonal Street, Johannesburg.
Museum Africa (left) Yeshiel Panchia (right)
Johannesburg Then and Now is an important book about what ought to be appreciated and "saved".
For William Kentridge, searching and erasure serves as a model for understanding our place in the world.
Hipsters take part in Berlin’s “Hipster Winter Cup” of throwing old vinyl records.
Hipsters exhibit a nostalgia for the past that echoes right-leaning political movements around the world.
Understanding stories – those of the murderous as well as of the compassionate – is vital to generating the critical mass necessary to save natural environments and their multiple denizens.
Uganda has a long history of media censorship under President Yoweri Museveni.
Despite continual threats, the media in Uganda continues to tackle controversial issues and break big stories of corruption and abuse of power.
Kewpie at the site of a demolished building after the forced removals from District Six, Cape Town.
Despite South Africa's progressive constitution, LGBTIQ people continue to face discrimination in all social spheres.
Zimbabwean Olympic gold medallist swimmer, Kirsty Coventry, with President Emmerson Mnangagwa after taking the oath of office.
In mending the relations with Zimbabwe's white community by roping in Kirsty Coventry and Bruce Grobbelaar, President Mnangagwa might just have pulled off a masterstroke.
There must be a queerer way to think about marriage.
It is vital to make room for "queer" ideas about same-sex marriage.
South Africa’s far right never had a big support base, even under apartheid.
The South African pressure group Afriforum and its allies want to be the only voices speaking on behalf of Afrikaners.
Kendrick Lamar performing in Portugal.
Jose Sena Goulao/EPA
Music is an underutilised tool when it comes to steering curricula away from strictly Western and colonial models.
Malagasy people take part in famadihana, the ritual of the dead, to honour their ancestors.
Tee La Rosa/Flickr
Africans have steadfastly responded to oppression through culture.
Graeme Williams’s photograph he took in Thokoza township, near Johannesburg, in 1991. Police watch an ANC rally.
Acknowledging the source of the images would amplify rather than diminish the power of Hank Willis Thomas's political art.
Gerard Sekoto’s ‘Three school girls’; oil on board.
South Africa's government reneged on opportunities to cement artist Gerard Sekoto's legacy.
South Sudanese children playing football in the capital Juba.
Today in South Sudan's political climate, footballing success may wield more symbolic importance than anything else.
South African rising jazz star, Thabang Tabane.
For a musician anywhere, surviving and prospering within the genre called jazz has never been easy, and it still isn't.
Celebrations after court rules that the personal use of dagga is not a criminal offence.
Court ruling may well undo decades of often racist cannabis law enforcement.
A street procession during the Chale Wote festival in 2018.
Walking is crucial during the Chale Wote festival as most activities happen on the street.
Kenyan long distance runner Eliud Kipchoge sets a new world record at the Berlin Marathon.
Under the right conditions marathons could be run in under two hours.
The “Mandela and me” exhibition includes posters from the Anti-Apartheid Movement’s campaign.
Corporate interests undermine the British Council's mission to build trust.