At the crossroads of Botswana, Zimbabwe, and South Africa, Mapungubwe National Park stands as a testament to centuries of cultural and historical richness. Positioned within South Africa’s Limpopo Province, this national park safeguards the remnants of Mapungubwe Hill, once the thriving capital of the ancient Kingdom of Mapungubwe, alongside its diverse wildlife and lush riverine […]

Wangechi Mutu stands as a prominent figure in the contemporary art scene, weaving a narrative that spans continents and cultures through her diverse artistic expressions. Born in Kenya, Mutu’s artistic journey has taken her from the vibrant landscapes of her homeland to the bustling artistic hub of New York City, where she has called home […]

In the midst of the rallying call for reparations, Black History Month in 2024 takes on renewed significance as a pivotal moment for reflection, education, and advocacy. This annual observance, which traditionally occurs in February, serves as a dedicated time to celebrate the achievements, contributions, and resilience of the African American community throughout history. However, […]

The Maasai community, renowned for their rich cultural heritage and distinct way of life, beckons exploration beyond the surface.The Maasai are a Nilotic ethnic group inhabiting northern, central and southern Kenya and northern Tanzania, near the African Great Lakes region. The Maasai speak the Maa language, a member of the Nilotic language family that is […]

The awards season is finally here and the debate continues on who is the better theatrical performer among many talented acts especially thosed casted for the same roles. In Steven Spielberg classic, color purple, the character of the main antagonist, Albert ‘mister’ Johnson is portrayed by Danny Glover born July 22 in 1946 in San […]

In an outlandish encounter during her visit to Nairobi, Kelis, the renowned American R&B singer and chef, found herself immersed in the complex dance of pedestrian safety in Kenya. Famed for her hit song “Milkshake,” Kelis was on a tour that took her to the bustling streets of Nairobi along Moi avenue, where she discovered […]

There are many reasons as to why some people around the world loathe or rather harbour a particular disliking for Africa. One among the many reasons is Hollywood’s portrayal of Africa in film. With many films set to propagate stereotypes, some audiences have sadly fallen for the same.Among the many films, one particular stands out […]

In a world that increasingly globalizes, the struggle for identity remains a poignant issue for black communities worldwide, particularly in Africa, the Caribbean, and the United States. The diaspora, marked by historical injustices such as slavery, colonization, and systemic racism, has left a profound impact on our identity as a black people globally. Today, the […]

Dave Chappelle arguably the most popular stand-up comedian has stirred “the pot” once again with his unapologetic style in tackling controversial topics that often put him at odds with various communities notably the LGBTQ+. After appearing in 2021, Chappelle’s Netflix special “The Closer” where Dave explored touchy issues, like his earnest opinions on the LGBTQ+ […]

The most anticipated music concert headlined by Kendrick Lamar finally took place on Dec. 6 at the BK Arena in Kigali, Rwanda. The event was the first part of a large-scale touring festival that is intended to expand across the African continent in the coming years until 2028.  Kendrick Lamar and Dave Free’s company, pgLang, […]

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