Specialist in African art, theatre and music
The Pan African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou, founded in 1969, is the oldest biannual film festival dedicated to African films
A selection of bold, daring and provocative art--this is only for the brave.
Of the 15 winning stories since the founding of the prize, a good many are set in refugee camps, villages, or slums
Africa's budding film festival circuit keeps its filmmakers on the map, despite onslaught from Hollywood>Aida Mbowa
Festivals provide spaces for interesting and unique African stories, and for rich networking.
Once, Congolese music ruled the airwaves, but now Naija artistes are the ones laughing - all the way to the bank>Aida Mbowa
DRC's political instability, social hardships, & economic uncertainty have been hard on the country's attempt to grow its music industry further.
You are an African city and want to be taken seriously? Then have a jazz festival: The hottest scenes>Aida Mbowa
African musicians are some of the most exhilarating producers of contemporary jazz music
'Taking care of each other' was a prevalent theme at this year’s pride, which passed notably without incident.
Now in its 11th-year, festival draws audiences from all over the continent and beyond.
African art is much more than the touristic curios...you are missing the real thing.
Artistes on the continent are making some of the most creative musical choices--and taking away some ecstatic audiences with them.