Papa Wemba helped forge a way of being Congolese and modern that did not mean being Western
The politics of Koffi Olomide, music superstar who leaves cheers and tears in his wake, and tells of a different Congo
A concert in Nairobi leaves fans breathless; his was the sound of a new day in Africa, a wonderful combination of the authentic and the rebellious
Hardly a single African country has both marvellously survived a long-term leader’s rule and gone on to prosper without missing a step
You know about Mayweather-Pacquiao, now here are 10 of Africa's boxing legends and unforgettable fights
Military ruler Amin used to advise Ugandan boxers: "Always aim at killing your opponents and see if any biased referee can reverse the results.”
Their aim was to make the heart of Africa a bulwark against neocolonialism and "Yankee imperialism".
Burkina Faso's Blaise Compaore is in Morocco, as back new leader promises to look into the killing of Sankara.
Once, Congolese music ruled the airwaves, but now Naija artistes are the ones laughing - all the way to the bank
DRC's political instability, social hardships, & economic uncertainty have been hard on the country's attempt to grow its music industry further.