Art & Life

Sat,19Jan2019

Art & Life

Diasporas: Home away from home

David Young

Three countries separate them, but Ejigbo, Nigeria and Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire are inextricably linked.  The Africa Report takes  a journey into the lives  of a Yoruba community  on the move

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Trendhunter: Heightened history

Christopher Aluka Berry/Reuters

On the day Black Panther opened in Rosebank, Johannesburg, moviegoers dressed in traditional outfits poured in and out of the cinema in a modern exodus, singing as they went.

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Behind the scenes: Uche Pedro

 

Philip Trimnel;/Tiffany AmberThe founder of BellaNaija online magazine was in Abidjan for ADICOM Days in March to inspire other African digital entrepreneurs

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Behind the scenes: Terry Pheto

 

All rights reservedThe South African actor who became a household name with her compelling performance in Tsotsi is working on a short film that will be out this year

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Day in the life: driver Ali Hussein

Stefan Volk/LAIF-REA

By day, driver Ali Hussein shows visitors the sights of Djibouti, but at night he navigates a different side to the city

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Books, Poetry and politics: Somaliland

 

All rights reservedHargeysa’s book fair strives to nurture Somaliland’s intellectual heritage amid threats to freedom of speech

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Behind the scenes: DJ Cyrius Black

 
 

All rights reservedWhen he’s not rocking Douala’s nightspots,  DJ Cyrius Black, a young Cameroonian, goes planetary with  his eclectic podcasts, videos and radio show

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