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.
It is vital to make room for "queer" ideas about same-sex marriage.
The South African pressure group Afriforum and its allies want to be the only voices speaking on behalf of Afrikaners.
Music is an underutilised tool when it comes to steering curricula away from strictly Western and colonial models.
Africans have steadfastly responded to oppression through culture.
Acknowledging the source of the images would amplify rather than diminish the power of Hank Willis Thomas's political art.
South Africa's government reneged on opportunities to cement artist Gerard Sekoto's legacy.
Today in South Sudan's political climate, footballing success may wield more symbolic importance than anything else.
For a musician anywhere, surviving and prospering within the genre called jazz has never been easy, and it still isn't.
Court ruling may well undo decades of often racist cannabis law enforcement.
Walking is crucial during the Chale Wote festival as most activities happen on the street.
Corporate interests undermine the British Council's mission to build trust.
Under the right conditions marathons could be run in under two hours.
African Australians contribute to all major musical genres - from dance to hip hop and beyond.
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.
The digital revolution changed the debate about censorship.
A new project takes a different look at the role of oceans.
Frantz Fanon recognised mental illness as a real experience and offered an understanding of it being influenced by society and culture.
Kofi Annan and John McCain's positive eulogies could be because both men seized moments of human dignity and decency.
Mangosuthu Buthelezi carries extensive accountability for the sectarianism that characterised politics in South Africa before 1994.
In a time of an overwhelming amount of music available, discerning consumers have to be even more strategic.
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 Ali's project of reconciliation can be greatly helped by the Orthodox Church.
Nobel prize winning author Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul was as hard on himself as on others.
It is important to understand that African diaspora constitute complex and multiplicitous identities.