what do we mean when we say ‘auntie’?
A new exhibition is an attempt to add depth and understanding to the colloquialism.
what's a pith helmet and why was melania trump wearing one in kenya?
Twitter called out the First Lady for her highly inappropriate accessory.
backstage photos of lagos fashion week reveal a scene on the rise
Welcome to the epicenter of African fashion.
Briony Wright & Irene Ojo-Felix
daniel obasi's fashion film explores being 'alien' in nigeria
The photographers afrofuturistic short, An Alien in Town illuminates how African fashion and culture are perceived by foreigners.
powerful photos exploring albino identity in sub-saharan africa
Ugandan photographer Sarah Waiswa documents a woman’s defiance in the face of discrimination in her award-winning series Stranger in a Familiar Land.
the first black trans model has opened up about her high-profile first shoot
Tracey ‘Africa’ Norman sneaked into a casting in 1975 and ended up being photographed by Irving Penn for Italian Vogue, but that was before her trans identity became known in the industry.
the new website chronicling contemporary africa
Nataal is the new space for African fashion, music, arts and society.
premiere: afriquoi, ningde jubeh
As five-piece African fusion band Afriquoi prepare to drop their debut album, tuck into the garage flavoured Ningde Jubeh.
generation noirwave - say hello to yannick ilunga aka petite noir
Yannick Ilunga aka Petite Noir is the Belgian born, Cape Town raised and London dwelling artist behind ‘Noirwave’ an African New Wave sound that’s about to be a big deal.
lauryn hill narrates documentary about africa’s anti-colonial fight
Director Goran Hugo Olsson draws parallels between African resistance in the 60s and the Ferguson riots today. The former Fugee recorded the voice-over for Concerning Violence straight out of prison.
1:54, Europe’s leading contemporary African art fair
1:54, Europe’s leading contemporary African art fair, will run alongside Frieze from 16th - 20th October.
john wizards make magic music
Cape Town saw the start of a magical story back in 2010, when Emmanuel Nzarambra first met John Withers. A Rwandan refugee, Emmanuel was washing cars outside a coffee shop while John produced TV and radio jingles in the studio across the road. The duo...