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The 10 Best Contemporary African Books

From a reinterpreted Heart of Darkness to a barstool in Congo, this is a list of Africa’s best contemporary novels in 2012, as compiled by Ellah Wakatama Allfrey, deputy editor of Granta. Enjoy.From a reinterpreted Heart of Darkness to...

Mary Sibande – Beyond Long Live The Dead Queen

Mary Sibande is one of South Africa’s most talented young artists who employs the human form as a vehicle to explore the construction of identity in post-colonial South Africa. Her celebrated series ‘long live the dead queen’  attempts to critique...

Abisola Akanni: The Queen of the African catwalk

Fusing African and Western culture in her menswear collection has earned Abisola Akanni a coveted catwalk space at a global platform for African-inspired designers.Abisola, a Fashion Design graduate from De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) showed her designs at Africa...

5 Reasons Nairobi Is Such An Incredible City

Blogger Mark Wiens, a food and travel writer who’s online musings have garnered plenty of worldwide attention, gives us a taste of one of his favourite cities in Africa. Nairobi is the capital and largest city of Kenya. It’s an...
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The 10 Best Contemporary African Books

From a reinterpreted Heart of Darkness to a barstool in Congo, this is a list of Africa’s best contemporary...
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Embarrassing Science Prediction That Failed

1. While theoretically and technically television may be feasible, commercially and financially I consider it an impossibility, a development of which we need waste...

Africa’s Greatest Story

Herodotus (Greek historian c. 484–425 BC) called them the ‘wisemen occupying the Upper Nile, men of long life, whose manners and customs pertain to...

Mary Sibande – Beyond Long Live The Dead Queen

Mary Sibande is one of South Africa’s most talented young artists who employs the human form as a vehicle to explore the construction of identity...

Abisola Akanni: The Queen of the African catwalk

Fusing African and Western culture in her menswear collection has earned Abisola Akanni a coveted catwalk space at a global platform for African-inspired designers.Abisola,...