She had a voice that could invite you into a world beyond our physical existence. We remember Chiwoniso Maraire (5 March 1976 – 24 July 2013) for the great music including this incredible performance at Shoko Festival in Zimbabwe.Read More
Race, politics, privilege and poverty in post-apartheid South Africa. A taxi driver gives an alternative tour into the townships of Cape Town where he introduces me to some interesting people who shared their personal stories.Read More
We listened to news from and about Rwanda as the country commemorated 20year anniversary of one of the most painful experience in our contemporary history.Read More
Been to Cape Town? This video captures the rhythm and diversity that typifies South Africa and Africa as a whole. The 2 minute video, takes you through the rhythms of daily life in Cape Town. Musicians jamming,the dancers, parading military, curious tourists and passersby complete a breathtaking a puzzle of sight and sound.Read More
But what happens when reality is stranger than fiction? How does a [storyteller] capture and hold the interest of the [audience] when the reality confronting the [audience] is stranger and more captivating than fiction. …How does a writer, a novelist, shock his readers by telling them that these are neo-slaves when they themselves, the neo-slaves,are openly announcing the fact on the rooftops? How do you shock your [audience] by pointing out that these are mass murderers, looters, robbers, thieves, when they, the perpetrators of these anti-people crimes, are not even attempting to hide the fact? When in some cases they are actually and proudly celebrating their massacre of children, and the theft and robbery of the nation? How do you satirize their utterances and claims when their own words beat all fictional exaggerations?
Ngugi waThiongo in Decolonising the Mind, 78-80Read More
We sat down with 3 young people from China to find out what they think about Africa-China partnerships.Read More