Art & Life

Tue,31May2016

Art & Life

Egypt's neighborhoods under the radar

A clothes trader returns to the street after fleeing from police with his merchandise. Jacquet Vinciane for TARA foray into the chaotic world of Cairo's street traders, threatened by the march of real-estate developers.

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Protests as South Africa's first black university celebrates 100 years

Fort Hare University's Nelson Mandela Faculty of Law building. Photo©Vysotsky/Wiki CommonsThe first South African university to accept black students, Fort Hare, celebrates its centenary this year, with Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, a former student, being part of celebrations on Friday, where he gave a speech.

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Food: There's more to life than jollof rice

Photo©All Rights ReservedFood bloggers are at the forefront of a new wave of creativity in the Nigerian kitchen.

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Cashing in on the beautiful game of Football

Fans of English football file out after watching arsenal v. ManUina Nairobi slum. Photo©Noor Khamis/ReutersHuge fan bases on the continent are causing English Premier League clubs to ramp up sponsorship deals with African brands.

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Theatre: Beyond the rainbow

While apartheid ruled outside, all colours shared the Market stage. Photo©All Rights ReservedJohannesburg's Market Theatre celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, and complacency is not on the program.

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South Africa public broadcaster to play 90% local music

Photo©ReutersSouth Africa's public broadcaster will now play 90 percent local music content on its radio platforms after heavy lobbying from artists.

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Secrets of Ghana's sweet savannah

 Zaina is built in a vernacular style. Photo©ZaniaThe little-known Mole National Park in Ghana's north offers an intimate encounter with nature and the lives and stories of the nearby communities.

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