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.
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.
In an age that venerates celebrities and self-promotion in the arts and culture sector, Winston Ntshona remains a role model for his modesty.
From the early 1980s, local governments in the UK began renaming streets, housing estates and community centres after Mandela as an act of protest.
A crate digger essentially builds a personal library of sonic texts that often can't be found on the internet or in official archives.
Photographs tell the story of Nelson Mandela the humanist and take us into the settings that shaped his childhood.
Although Senegal's overall World Cup result was disappointing, the team showed that they have a great deal to build on for future campaigns.
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 release in 1990 was met by an outpouring of poetic celebration both within South Africa and globally.
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.
One of South Africa's finest hip-hop crews message was that you couldn't box identities forged through multilingual living in the ghettos.
A great deal of hope was placed on a few outstanding African players whose abilities did not blossom at the World Cup.
Africa is a deeply divided continent along ideological, ethnic and territorial lines. Religion and football can produce consensus.
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.
Photographer David Goldblatt's presence through his photographs will always be with us.
African governments and football associations need to do some serious recalculating for the Qatar world cup in 2022.
The football world cup offers a useful chance to consider the apparent division between North and sub-Saharan Africa.
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.
Can we trust expert football predictions? Perhaps, but it's variable.
Africa has always promised a great deal in the international showcase but delivered very little at the football world cup.
When Senegal face Poland in their first World Cup match in Russia, the whole nation will be roaring them on to victory.
Video Assistant Referees at the World Cup finals in Russia might help African teams to do better than they have done so far.
Film could benefit China's soft power. It highlights the country's deep pockets and potential for wider audience appeal.