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 is melania trump wearing one in kenya?
Twitter called out the First Lady for her highly inappropriate accessory.
ruth ossai's vibrant studio portraits celebrate nigerian tradition
The young photographer takes influence from traditional Nollywood movies and old Igbo gospel videos — even when she's collaborating with Miu Miu or Kenzo.
the folklore lets you shop africa's coolest cult brands
Amira Rasool's new online retail concept aims to give African and diaspora designers more than just attention.
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.
an ambitious documentary photo project traces lgbtq africans in the diaspora
Mikael Owunna’s ‘Limit(less) Africans’ is a stunning visual tapestry of queer Africans’ styles, expressions, and communities.
namsa leuba's bright portraits splice guinean spirituality and fashion
"Women have their place now. We show another sensibility and point of view of the images."
caitlyn jenner reality show canceled across africa following complaints
This isn't the first time conservative Nigerians have taken issue with transgender content. Last October, Jazz Jennings's "I Am Jazz" was canned the day before it was scheduled to air.
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.