Art & Life

Sat,05Sep2015

Art & Life

Interview: 2Face Idibia and Wizkid - A meeting of two titans

The Nigerian music stars got together for a generational mash-up that produced the club sensation 'Dance Go'

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Dance: Caped crusaders

altThe island dancers from off the coast of Guinea-Bissau hold dear the teachings of their forefathers and show their moves at the annual Festival de Bubaque

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Behind the scenes with J'Something

Photos© All rights reservedJ’Something – João da Fonseca to his mum – was the sultry singer of the band Mi Casa. He now hosts a cooking show and has a TV production company

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Day in the life: Money spinner

Photos© Clementine CalvéI grew up in the countryside, where you don't have an idea of what's happening in the real world. I come from a very humble background. There was no electricity, and I didn't have the privilege of playing computer games or watching movies. What helped me was reading history books.

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Day in the life: Writing a way

Photos© Siegfried Modola for The Africa ReportMohamed Hussein, 19, is a Somali refugee who was born in the Dadaab camps in Kenya. He is trying to use his passion for writing to achieve success

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Trend hunter: Mama put gets a facelift

Photos© http://www.grubsmagazine.com/Getting their name from "mama put small", which is Nigerian pidgin for "ma, add a little", mama puts are streetside purveyors of Nigerian soul food.

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Day in the life: The umpire's stake

Photos© Antoine TempéA traditional wrestling referee in Palmarin, Senegal, Sidi Diokh lost two friends 
in an illegal crossing to Spain, but he still dreams of finding a way to a better life.

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