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How Chadwick Boseman inspired Africa’s first black skeleton racer

Inspired by Chadwick Boseman’s portrayal of King T’Challa in ‘Black Panther’, Akwasi Frimpong set out to make his look, and impact, rich, black and cross-cultural

Thandika Mkandawire: An intellectual giant, an pan-Africanist

Thandika Mkandawire, who died in Stockholm, Sweden, on March 27 after a battle with cancer, was a renowned development economist, an institution builder and a pan-Africanist

Queen Sono moers the dudes

The spy drama with its kick-ass heroine Queen Sono shows the continent in a new light

Mzansi marvel makes it big

Debbie Berman set her sights high on Hollywood and her tenacity has paid off with ‘Black Panther’

Stan Lee, Marvel legend and father of superheroes, dies at 95

Lee rose through the ranks to become a comics writer — making millions of superhero fans dream of his fantastic universes

When Ye met Yoweri, and worlds collided

Uganda, Wakanda...it’s an easy mistake to make

Avengers: Infinity capitalism

Over and over old tropes are trotted our in films, with modern and “civilised” always triumphing. But what is the new definition of “civilised”?

The case for the other black woman in ‘Black Panther’

Nightshade might seem nothing more than a prop in the film but she is more than she appears to be

Slice of Life: Taste buds with Cassper

'I don’t think I have a cooking style yet; I’m still figuring myself out'

‘Who is more sci-fi than us?’

It’s a genre that can’t exist without the spectre of blackness. Black Panther gets this

Black Panther is more than just representation

It has awoken in me a sense of pride and dignity I had no idea I had lost from all those many years of being erased in international public discourse

Forget Black Panther — Africa’s homegrown superheroes

What makes Kwezi special is the fact that, in the comic’s creation, they get to draw from the cultural terrain of South Africa

In search of real connections amid all the noise

"In the absence of living on a piece of land with my extended family... I yearn for this kind of connection in my modern life".

A soundtrack with its eye on the score

"Soundtracks are not scores. At best, they are marketing gimmicks with a pretence at a soul".

A superhero worth the wait

Black Panther might depict a fantasy of the continent but the its contribution to black geekdom remains important

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