In a new film, five young Zulu women set off on a trek in Africa’s oldest nature reserve, as the latter is threatened by coal mines and rhino poachers.
Photography has a long history in Ethiopia. Today a team of archivers is using it to collect the memories of Ethiopians between the 1940s and 1980s.
Forty years ago, in 1978, the exiled South African writer and leftist Alex LaGuma traveled to the Soviet Union and wrote a book about it.
A long-awaited documentary takes a look at the state of politics in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and highlights those who are working to build a new future.
Priya Ramrakha was one of the most prolific photographers of Africa’s independence movements in the 1950s and 1960s. A new book highlights his impact.
Uzodinma Iweala’s new novel about a closeted gay Nigerian comes out as we're witnessing a burgeoning African—and specifically Nigerian—literary attention to same-sex sexuality.
In his latest book, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o ventures that colonial and neocolonial rule cannot survive without the work that prisons perform.
#Goals. The friendship of the poets Syl Cheney-Coker and Niyi Osundare is the subject of a new road movie documentary.
In the 1970s, Algiers served as refuge to African Americans who confronted US racism with force and had to flee the country. Some Panthers hijacked planes.
The South African photographer has left us. He was one of the most significant artists of his time.
A new film and how to change minds about who is at fault for Uganda’s endemic violence against women.
Ishmael Reed explores the future of race in America in new work, focusing in on black-South Asian solidarities.
How do you tell a different story of Indians in South Africa, one that shatters long-held and reproduced stereotypes?
On The New York Times' tone deaf essays portraying the Nigerian women who managed to escape Boko Haram's captivity.
New Warscapes volume explores travels and lives of migrants and refugees beyond mainstream portrayals.
A study of Reuters suggests news media is not a simple mirror to the world: News content is a crafted, cultural product.
The Sauti za Busara festival in Zanzibar aims to show that music is much more than a collection of tunes.
New York's Caribbean Cultural Center and African Diaspora Institute seeks to “document and present the creative genius of African Diaspora cultures.”
The South African photographer has a complicated place within his country's photographic culture.
Two female leads in an African film not doing hair, casting ju-ju curses or throwing vases at cheating husbands.