Art & Life

Sun,10Dec2017

Art & Life

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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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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