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My favorite photographs N°1: Zachary Rosen

We’re starting a new weekly series today. We ask photographers who make portraits of African subjects to introduce us to their work. Basically they pick their five favorite photographs, describe…..

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In Search of Maputo

David Patrick Lane writes on ‘Searching for Pancho’, a short film by South African filmmaker Christopher Bisset about the work of Pancho Guedes, perhaps the most renowned of all building designers — about five hundred structures all told — in what was then Portugal’s piece of the action, Lourenço Marques, now Maputo.

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Recycling Rubbish

Many of you know those spectacular images of burning computer parts and beautiful, sad young men, taken in some God-forsaken corner of polluted Ghana where the ‘West’ has dumped all…..

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Moçambique Popular

Long before football blogging became commonplace and banal (think Dirty Tackle and The Spoiler), Davy Lane blogged about football. He started again before the 2010 World Cup which took him…..

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Music Break

The video for “Fairy Tale” by South African-based Mozambican band, 340ml. The video was shot in the Mozambican capital, Maputo.

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'Every single day is hot in Mozambique'

I want to see more of this film: The slam poet, Capela, is shown in a clip from the new short, “Slam Video Maputo” by Austrian director, Ella Raidel. The…..