The unstoppable rise of the Afropolitan
Mark Grimmer talks to Helen Oyeyemi about her own experiences of Africa and her stratospheric rise to fame.
Jasmine Waddell uses photography as a vehicle for raising awareness about rural poverty in South Africa.
A Force That Drives Reform? Waldimar Pelser considers where Africa is now and what the future might hold.
F.W. de Klerk was the man who granted Nelson Mandela his freedom – yet also upheld the system that first imprisoned him. The former South African president tells Tom Rayner about his experiences.
Novelist Helen Oyeyemi considers how the future lies in reclaiming the past’s stories
Ten years on from South Africa’s first democratic elections, Hedley Twidle has been researching the definitive biography of Cape Town’s Main Road.
Brooklyn-based curator, Trevor Schoonmaker takes a look at the legacy of the revolutionary Fela Kuti.
The pictures of Moussa Doumbia show an emaciated seventeen-year-old. He has wounds from being struck across his back, big scars. He looks at the camera, exhausted, humiliated.
Africa 05 aims to add a cultural component to the political momentum and focus that will be placed on Africa when the UK takes over the presidency and chairmanship of the European Union and the G8 this year.