Culture

South Africa: New Books | Insurgency in the Global South

September 20, 2021 | Source: New Frame

[New Frame] Black women workers at a Simba Chips factory in Johannesburg fought for better conditions, contracts and wages. Their efforts are emblematic of the ongoing struggle against inequality.

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South Africa: Traditional Men’s Parliament Commits to Ending Discriminatory Cultural Practices

September 20, 2021 | Source: Parliament of South Africa

[Parliament of South Africa] Parliament has collaborated with the National House of Traditional and Khoi-San Leaders (NHTL), the Department of Social Development, the South African National Aids Council and the Takuwani Riime Men’s Movement to launch t…

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South Africa: Posters Celebrate 100 Years of Paulo Freire

September 20, 2021 | Source: New Frame

[New Frame] A poster exhibition featuring illustrations, collages, drawing and photographs by artists from seven countries honours the educator’s centenary.

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Nigeria: No More Album Till Further Notice – Burna Boy

September 20, 2021 | Source: Daily Trust

[Daily Trust] Grammy award winner Damini Ogulu popularly known as Burna Boy has revealed that he would not be releasing any album till further notice.

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Nigeria: BBNaija – I Miss My Bestie – Cross

September 20, 2021 | Source: Daily Trust

[Daily Trust] Big Brother Naija season 6 housemate, Cross has revealed that he misses his friendship with his bestie, Angel.

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Namibia: KFC Partners With Gazza – Zula to Survive Promotion

September 20, 2021 | Source: Namibia Economist

[Namibia Economist] Iconic local musician Gazza has partnered with the fast food franchise, KFC in their Zula Bucket for 1 promotion. KFC approached Gazza in October 2020 to be the official judge and mentor for their 50/50 festive campaign.

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Rwanda: Hero of Hotel Rwanda Movie Fame Now Convicted of Terrorism

September 20, 2021 | Source: RFI

[RFI] A Rwandan court on Monday found Paul Rusesabagina, a former hotel manager credited with saving the lives of hundreds of people during the 1994 Rwandan genocide, guilty on terrorism charges.

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Nigeria: I Want to See WhiteMoney, Liquorose, Other BBNaija Stars in Nollywood – Cutekimani, Adekeye

September 20, 2021 | Source: Vanguard

[Vanguard] Media personality Esther Adekeye (Cutekimani) has expressed her wish to see Whitemoney, Pere, other BBNaija stars exploring Nollywood.

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Sudan: Selected Poem – Are You the One?

September 20, 2021 | Source: SudaNow

[SudaNow] Khartoum — Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi is one of the prominent Sudanese poets. He was born in 1969 and grew up in Omdurman, Khartoum State, where he lived until forced into exile in 2012. He is now living in London. His poetry has been translated int…

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Egypt: Sisi Urges Bigger Support for Artists

September 20, 2021 | Source: Egypt Online

[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has urged support for workers in the arts domain; the soft-power arm of Egypt.

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