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Film Festival Veteran Soheir Abdel Kader On Pan-African Filmmaking

Soheir Abdel Kader is an Egyptian film festival expert. Among her many career accomplishments and designations, she is the founder and president of both...

Black-On-Black Colonialism: The Divide Between Francophone Cameroon And Anglophone Ambazonia

The struggle of the people of the English-speaking region of Cameroon made international headlines again last month when seven activists received prison sentences, ranging from...

Africa Day: 6 African Women Who Are Shaking Things Up

On 25 May, we commemorate Africa Day: a celebration of Africa’s independence, freedom, and liberation struggle from colonial imperialists. It also marks the first...

Arsenal FC And Rwanda: An Unlikely Pairing

On Wednesday, Arsenal Football Club announced that the marketing agency Rwanda Development Board, through its subsidiary the Rwanda Convention Bureau (RCB), would be the...

#JusticeForNoura: CSVR Condemns Death Sentence For Abuse Victim

“We reject the verdict given to Noura Hussein for the reason that in our view Noura should not be treated as a criminal but...

Professor Adekeye Adebajo: “The ANC’s Liberation Was Based On Solidarity With...

On the 100th year since Nelson Mandela’s birth, The Daily Vox is interrogating his pan-Africanist legacy. The Daily Vox spoke to the Director for...

Why South Africa Should Not Copy Europe’s Immigration Law

Ulrich Stege is a qualified immigration lawyer who is affiliated with the International University College of Turin. He is currently a lecturer at the...

The People Of The DRC Need More Support From South Africans

On Monday, the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (EISA) and Human Rights Watch (HRW) held a roundtable on the ongoing crisis taking...

“The Only Democratic Thing About The Congo Is In The Name”

President Joseph Kabila has overstayed his welcome in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The Congolese have been protesting his brutal reign despite violent...

We’re Giving Away ‘Five Fingers for Marseilles’ Movie Tickets, In Partnership...

Five Fingers for Marseilles is an original South African Western, and has been described as a work of art. The film releases on April...

Here’s Why SA Did Not Sign The Africa Free Trade Deal...

Earlier this month, African leaders gathered in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda, to sign an agreement which could have huge implications for commerce and...

A Delightful Roadtrip with Zukiswa Wanner In “Hardly Working”

Zukiswa Wanner’s latest offering transports the reader from the dusty roads of Malawi on the back of a lorry to an impromptu safari from...

Rwanda’s Healthcare Workers Determined To Save The Lives Of Newborn Babies

A new Unicef report reveals a horrifying statistic: in lower-income countries, 27 newborns out of every 1 000 die before they are four weeks old....

West Africa has high levels of Illicit Financial Flows but what...

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development released a report on illicit activities in West African states. The report, titled Illicit Financial Flows: The...

Black Panther’s Lupita Nyong’o and Danai Gurira on Woman Leadership in...

Last week Friday, February 16, was the South African premiere of Marvel’s Black Panther. Actors Danai Gurira and Lupita Nyong’o were in attendance Monte...

Nigeria’s World Cup Kit Is Fire!

On Wednesday night, Nike unveiled the 2018 World Cup kits for the England and Nigerian team, joining the nineteen out of the 32 teams...

Five ways Black Panther explored decolonial themes

Marvel’s Black Panther is more than just a superhero movie. It is groundbreaking in every aspect, delving topics untouched in mainstream cinema - let...

The Color Purple Musical is a must-see for all

The Broadway-staged The Color Purple musical had its opening performance with an all South African cast at the Joburg Theatre on Sunday and The...

John Kani on what Black Panther means for Africa

During an interview at the US premiere of Black Panther, the legendary South African actor John Kani - who plays King T’Challa in Marvel’s...

Kenya has two presidents? Here’s what it means

On Tuesday afternoon Raila Odinga held an unofficial inauguration to anoint himself the People’s President of Kenya. Uhuru Kenyatta is the current elected president...
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