Egyptian-born Australian musician, Joseph Tawadros.
African Australians contribute to all major musical genres - from dance to hip hop and beyond.
The myth of the empty sea is largely the product of European imperialisms and their map-making.
A new project takes a different look at the role of oceans.
The digital revolution changed the debate about censorship.
Frantz Fanon lectured about fundamental resistance at the University of Tunis in 1959 and 1960.
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Fanon found in Algeria that what the colonial law courts considered a failure of integration by mental patients was in fact an elemental resistance to European rule.
Frantz Fanon challenged traditional views about mental illness.
Frantz Fanon recognised mental illness as a real experience and offered an understanding of it being influenced by society and culture.
A United Nations staff member pays tribute to Kofi Annan during a ceremony at the European headquarters of the UN in Geneva, Switzerland.
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Kofi Annan and John McCain's positive eulogies could be because both men seized moments of human dignity and decency.
Mangosutho Buthelezi in parliament.
Mangosuthu Buthelezi carries extensive accountability for the sectarianism that characterised politics in South Africa before 1994.
Big Daddy Kane performing at NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Concert.
In a time of an overwhelming amount of music available, discerning consumers have to be even more strategic.
Home page of the BBC News Pidgin website.
BBC News Pidgin
West African pidgins are unique, showing that they have come to stay no matter what some say or feel about them.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (middle) bringing the leaders of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church and other religious leaders together.
Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed Ali's project of reconciliation can be greatly helped by the Orthodox Church.
VS Naipaul after receiving the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2001.
Nobel prize winning author Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul was as hard on himself as on others.
Two of France’s players with African roots, Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappé, celebrate winning the World Cup.
It is important to understand that African diaspora constitute complex and multiplicitous identities.
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.