Africa Day

 
Fela in Versace: how popular culture is driving 21st century pan-Africanism
Fela in Versace: how popular culture is driving 21st century pan-Africanism
This Saturday marks the 56th anniversary of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), which became the African Union (AU) in 2002. This day is known...
As cyclones and droughts hit Africa, it’s time to demand climate justice
As cyclones and droughts hit Africa, it’s time to demand climate justice
Today, thousands of Africans are hitting the streets in towns and villages across the continent to demand climate justice and the end of fossil...
This Africa Day, the continent is at a crossroads
This Africa Day, the continent is at a crossroads
This Africa Day it is fitting to reflect on Kwame Nkrumah’s prescient remark “I am not African because I was born in Africa, but because Africa...
Editorial: Stop the rot in the African Union
Editorial: Stop the rot in the African Union
The African Union is supposed to be the pinnacle of governance in Africa. If so, this continent is in deep trouble.
The Weekend Guide
The Weekend Guide
Seeking Love: The Durban Art Gallery and Alliance Française present a series of watercolour portraits by the 2017 Gerard...
Terror attacks mar Africa Day celebrations
Terror attacks mar Africa Day celebrations
As the continent and its diaspora commemorate Africa Day on May 25, there is a growing sense of insecurity because of the increasing number of...
[Video]The school of Rainbow Nation-ness
[Video]The school of Rainbow Nation-ness
After 21 years of democracy, it seems South Africa is still struggling with its identity.
[Video]Voices from the camps: Dolly and Gloria
[Video]Voices from the camps: Dolly and Gloria
Nine-year-old Dolly, staying in a temporary camp, doesn't understand xenophobia – but like hundreds of children, she bears the brunt all the same.
Zuma: AU anthem will encourage patriotism
Zuma: AU anthem will encourage patriotism
All South African schoolgoers will have to learn the African Union anthem, President Jacob Zuma announced at Africa Day celebrations in Pretoria on Sunday. ...
Abena Koomson: life is polyrhythmic
Abena Koomson: life is polyrhythmic
In the off Broadway musical Fela!, an interpretation of the life and music of Afrobeat originator Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Ghanaian American...

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