Art & Life

Mon,27Feb2017

Art & Life

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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Art: Ethiopia's capital listening

A visitor to AFA contemplates Workneh Bezu’s ethereal Angel Series I, part of ‘Addis Calling’. Photo©AFAA gallery has carved out its space in the changing Ethiopian capital and has ambitions as lofty as the cranes on the skyline for a new generation of artists.

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Uganda: Yellow fever claims 10 lives

Photo©Felipe Dana/AP/SIPAAt least 10 people have died from yellow fever in central Uganda's Masaka district, 120 kilometres west of the capital, Kampala, since the outbreak of the disease six weeks ago.

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Football: Ghana improves on FIFA ranking

Photo©ReutersGhana moved up three places and is now ranked third in Africa and 38th globally in the latest Coca-Cola Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) world rankings released on Thursday.

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