From 1977 to 1985, Onyeabor released nine albums of electro-funk, which he recorded, pressed and printed at his personal pressing plant.
After the fall of the communist regime in Benin, President Nicephore Soglo launched the first voodoo festival in 1993
In the era of neoliberal capitalism, both the ideology of Pan-Africanism and the legacy of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade have become commodities
China has a growing ambition to become a major world cultural power and to compete with Western cultural influence.
Nothing has been the same since the Namibian hip-hop trio released their superb EP Remember The Future in 2013.
In the current environment, many Somali-Americans in Minnesota are leery of Hollywood storytellers.
The movie tells the story of first genocide trial in history and the women who overcame their fear to testify about the atrocities.
Artists are giving us a creative language to engage with our collective fear of darkness.
Ngugi wa Thiong'o is still regarded as one of Africa's greatest living writers in spite of missing out on a literature Nobel yet again.
Natural hair has been transformed from an unpopular and outdated style option to a full blown lifestyle movement.
Albums are a thing again. Memorabilia has emerged as a money spinner in the music industry value-chain.
The Mayor of Mogadishu tells the story of Somalia with a personal and very human touch without losing sight of complex national political dimensions.
The Pan African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou, founded in 1969, is the oldest biannual film festival dedicated to African films
Inspired by his country's quintessential coffins, Ghana artist Paa Joe produced one in the shape of an electric bulb
Projects are competing for $1 million in prize money.
En invoquant des raisons de sécurité
Asamoah said she wanted to see young people help uplift the continent
Launch concert sets twitter on fire
Il est mort sur scène dimanche vers 5 heures du matin, après s'être effondré en plein concert à Abidjan
Papa Wemba helped forge a way of being Congolese and modern that did not mean being Western