1 minute read July 23, 2014 Watch’s Umlilo’s new music video “Magic Man” here first You’ve seen the teaser, now see the video. Umlilo, is back with his fifth music video single, ‘Magic Man’ from his upcoming EP, ‘Aluta’. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read July 9, 2014 On being young, black and queer in South Africa Umlilo (previously profiled on Africa is a Country here) continues to push societal boundaries, crushing the norms of sexuality and gender roles with ‘Magic Man’, a track from his latest….. Read More 2 minutes read February 18, 2014 Musician Umlilo pushes gender boundaries in South Africa Artists in South Africa continue to push the boundaries of gender norms in popular media. In contemporary dance, members of the group V.I.N.T.A.G.E. Cru (who we’ve interviewed) are boldly leading….. Read More 6 minutes read September 28, 2012 The musical journey of Bongeziwe Mabandla Forty-two kilometres from Umthatha, the former capital of Transkei in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, is kuTsolo. It’s a small town with a name which means pointed, referring to the….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.