A garbage dump in the Democratic Republic of Congo's bustling capital Kinshasa may be an odd place for most people to seek inspiration. But for Fulu Muziki group Piscko Crane, this is the perfect place to find the recycled material he will use to create his band's unique sound.
A new generation of contemporary artists from the continent has now become an integral part of the global art scene, and a new generation of artists and gallery owners is growing-up in South Africa, Uganda and Angola.
When the internationally-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) was formed in Libya in December 2015, it was facing an enormous amount of work to restore the country’s social fabric and rebuild its devastated economic structures.
A group of high school students in Egypt can’t take their exams because the system introduced by the Education Minister has failed them. [...] The students, aged 15 to 16 years old, decided to take to the streets to peacefully protest the situation, but they were in turn violently arrested.
Kizomba is a style of dance which has become really important in Angolan culture in recent decades. The word "Kizomba" means "celebration" or "party" in Kimbundu, a Bantu language. The dance style developed in Angola in the 1980s and 1990s in the region around the capital Luanda, first as a music