Although it was only launched a year ago, Cape Town-based Badilisha Poetry Radio is rapidly building itself an impressive on-line database of weekly podcasts featuring new voices and poetic genres. “(Their) intention is to platform who and what Africa has to say to itself and the rest of the world.” Hosted by Malika Ndlovu (introducing the radio in the video above), they are “constantly seeking new poets to showcase and would therefore welcome recommendations of Pan-African poets that are not yet featured.” Visit their website.

Further Reading

When is a coup a coup?

Breaking with its habit of tolerating military coups, more recently the African Union has made it a policy to challenge unconstitutional transitions of power. Why not in Zimbabwe?