Art

Meet Danai Gurira the writer

One of the most interesting fun facts about Danai Gurira is that she first came into the spotlight as a writer nine years before she became an international movie star. ...Read More

The essence of ‘Nhare-Mbira’ in Zimbabwe tradition

Originally from the Southern African region, the mbira musical instrument is believed to have been in existence for more than a thousand years to date and more developed in Zimbabwe, particularly among the Shona-speaking people. ...Read More

‘Nyasaland’ on global journey … As the Malawi film is set to premiere in US

‘Nyasaland’, the first Malawian film to win Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards (AMVCA) Best movie - Southern Africa two years ago, is set to premiere in the United States in October this year. ...Read More

How rumba and benga influenced each other

On any given Sunday on the streets of an East African town, a Congolese sound moves the crowd. Its tunes and rhythms have ruled Africa for decades and permeated African music so deeply that they now define it. Although the Congolese sound is now arguably one of the biggest musical influencers in East Africa, it too has been heavily influenced by various African genres, most notably Kenya's benga. ...Read More

C’EST LA VIE!

I saw a dead body for the first time when I was six. The woman who lived across the street had been shot by her lover, a policeman. At the time, this was confusing to me, as I had been told the police were there to protect us. I was too young to comprehend it though. Fast forward, years later at 19 one of my friends was stabbed to death by her boyfriend. She had reported the abuse against her to the police and had been given a restraining order. I have no idea how that piece of paper was supposed to protect her. It ultimately did not. ...Read More

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