Art

Salif Keita highlights plight of African albinos

Bamako/Dakar - Like many people, Malian musician Salif Keita first became aware he was different when he started school. His skin was white; all the other kids were black. ...Read More

France urged to restitute looted African art

A new 108-page report commissioned by French President Emmanuel Macron recommends the permanent restitution of African art and artifacts acquired by the state through “theft, looting, despoilment, trickery, and forced consent”. ...Read More

Botswana rapper Kast, arts minister in ugly spat

Gaborone - Botswana rapper, Kast who gained fame last year after walking 1,000 km and organising a show which attracted a record crowd, is involved in a bitter spat with the country’s Minister of Youth Empowerment, Sports and Culture Development, Thapelo Olopeng. ...Read More

When ladies slay in head-wraps

Windhoek - The most fascinating thing about fashion is that it does not die permanently. Of course, it can be buried for a while but definitely resurrect with a modern feel. The dynamics of fashion have a basic foundation characterised by ‘olden goldies’ or traditional outfits. While many people may think ‘wearing a head-wrap’ is old school or is for the ‘olden goldies’, the head-wrap style has become an accessory of modern outfits just like earrings, headbands, hair clips and bracelets among several others. ...Read More

Stan Lee imagined an Africa way ahead of his time with Black Panther

The commercial success of Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ film in 2018 belies just what a risk it was for Stan Lee to create the revolutionary African character. Lee*, who died this week at the age of 95, created the Black Panther in 1966 with writer and artist Jack Kirby. ...Read More

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