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How Marvel’s ‘Moon Knight’ Handled Egyptian Representation

Bernard Dayo Disney+’s ‘Moon Knight’ joins another Marvel project, ‘Black Panther,’ on the exploration of African identity and themes. So how did the show do? Disney+’s Moon Knight dimmed out its light this week. The season finale, which premiered today, left viewers…

Ken Nwadiogbu Uses ‘A Different Perspective’ To Tell Nigerian Stories

Zee Ngema The self taught Nigerian artist’s debut solo exhibition embraces hyper-realism and comes out this spring, via Retro Africa. In our ‘Spotlight‘ series, we highlight the work of photographers, visual artists, multimedia artists, and more who are producing vibrant,…

A Lens into Ladj Ly’s Free School for Aspiring African Filmmakers

We visit the film school in Dakar set up by the Franco-Malian director and his fellow filmmaker, Toumani Sangaré. Over 2,000 miles south of where Franco-Malian director Ladj Ly earned an Oscar nomination for the internationally-acclaimed thrilling drama, Les Miserables, stands the newest…

The Duality of Kwesi Arthur

Nnamdi Okirike We talk to the Ghanaian star rapper about his long-awaited debut album Son of Jacob,, which shows the two sides of his music: pop-ready songs and hard-headed rhymes. Son of Jacob, rapper Kwesi Arthur’s debut album, is undoubtedly the most anticipated debut…

The New Vanguard: South Africa’s Rising Stars in Fashion

We talked to three rising South African designers about their rise on the scene, their challenges as emerging designers, and their hopes for the future in fashion. The fashion scene in South Africa is buzzing with a crop of young…

South African Gymnast On Gold And Getting On With The Sport

In a recent interview with FORBES AFRICA, South African gymnast Caitlin Rooskrantz discusses sticking landings, receiving support, her proudest moments and setting her sights on the 2022 Commonwealth Games to be held in Birmingham, England, from July 28 to August…

Africa’s week in pictures: 29 April-5 May 2022

A selection of the week’s best photos from across the continent: IMAGE SOURCE,AFPImage caption, Young women are seen on Monday aboard a boat on Lake Victoria at a landing site in Uganda’s capital, Kampala. IMAGE SOURCE,AFPImage caption, Muslim men in…

Burna Boy “shuts down” Madison Square Garden with historic concert

Grammy-winning Nigerian singer, Burna Boy, has officially become the first Nigerian artiste to sell out a show at the Madison Square Garden, New York. The much anticipated ‘One Night In Space’ concert on Thursday saw the “African giant” single-handedly entertain fans to…

Ghanaian Artiste Tripcy Enlists Davido On The Remix Of His Amapiano Banger Freeway

on 5th May, 2022, Tripcy is set to release the much anticipated remix to his Christmas banger “Freeway”. The Ghanaian artiste recruited Nigerian superstar Davido on the remix of one of the most exciting songs enjoyed by patrons of Detty…

Top Trends Fuelling The Transformation Of The F&B Industry

SA’s leading trade event offers fresh insights for Africa’s food value chain Feeding a population of around 1.3 billion, the World Bank has predicted that Africa’s Food & Beverage (F&B) market will reach over US$1 trillion by 2030. While the…