Art

Call for applications: Marahaba Swahili Music Festival Tanzania

The organisers of Marahaba Swahili Music Festival are calling on performing artists to apply to perform at the event at Life Park Mwenge in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on 6 October. ...Read More

Telling the African Story . . . filmmakers plot to take control from European producers

Cannes – When a Kenyan director, with the help of a South African producer, turned a Ugandan short story into a feature film, the result led to a history-making movie. Rafiki, a coming-of-age story about two young women in Nairobi, became Kenya’s first film to make it into the Cannes Film Festival’s line-up. It also made headlines for being banned by the Kenyan Film Commission, which condemned the lesbian love at the centre of the story. ...Read More

Inaugural EUNIC Music Festival at Warehouse

Windhoek – The European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) Cluster in Namibia has launched the EUNIC Music Festival that aims to be more than another concert and give Namibian musicians the opportunity to exchange knowledge with counterparts from Europe. ...Read More

Music censorship: Tanzanian MPs speak truth to power

Across Africa government institutions tasked with promoting music are stifling the industry by arresting performers and banning music videos on the basis of indecency. Several Tanzanian MPs recently came out to protest against these laws. ...Read More

Africa left behind . . . as Netflix makes dozens of new shows around the world

Netflix seems determined to change how the whole world watches TV, not only through streaming and binge-watching but by creating smart content that local audiences can identify with and pay for. Africa, however, does not seem to be on Netflix’s plan for global TV domination. ...Read More

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