The vivid imagery of Zimbabwean artist Portia Zvavahera touches powerfully on themes such as womanhood, religion and spirituality.
In this week's episode of the African Five-a-side podcast, we delve into how Guinea's first president, and our midfield destroyer, said "No" to France and "Yes" to football.
The 1959 Pidjiguiti Massacre served as an important historical marker in the curriculum of the anticolonial resistance in Guinea-Bissau.
In Somalia, poets are considered organic public intellectuals.
Sports on the continent are being commercialized at a rapid rate. What’s driving it?
What is the relationship between humor and politics in Africa?
Africa’s biggest spectacle is happening soon. What does it take to host the African Cup of Nations?
In Nairobi, skateboarding provides an alternative space where consumption is not a prerequisite for entry.
In 1987, a band led by a group of South African Jewish brothers released a song against apartheid repression. Today, its lyrics speak to conditions in Palestine as well.
The African Five-a side podcast continues to explore the stories of five African heads of state and their influence on football. This week, we introduce our striker.
A new film about American civil rights icon Bayard Rustin overlooks his later conservative turn, evident in his attitudes to anticolonial resistance in Africa.
This week on the African Five-a-side podcast, we take a look at the kick off of the African qualifiers for the 2026 FIFA World Cup.
Environmental protection is deeply-held practice in African spirituality. What happens when it is re-shaped by Christianity and capitalism?
How an experimental periodical led by an individual editor thrived in Nasserist Cairo even though it never joined the canon of revolutionary print.
Something’s different about the reaction to South Africa’s victory at the 2023 Rugby World Cup, its fourth title.
Up next in the African Five-a-side podcast, we name our central defender, and explain how Ghana's first president boycotted the 1966 FIFA World Cup and won two Afcons.
One bandleader's quest to keep Afrobeat political in Latin America.
It would seem that Hollywood has discovered Africa again. But how does all the new American content about Africa’s past compare to a previous generation of African-made movies on the same topic?
In the latest episode of the African five-a-side podcast, we name our goalkeeper.
The return of Belgian-Congolese multitalent Baloji is nothing short of remarkable, with his latest output offering a fourfold album, an immersive exhibition, and most notably, a captivating magic realistic film.