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« This is Africa (TIA) is a forum for Africans, by Africans, to reclaim our identity, our heritage and our continent’s rightful political, economic and cultural position in the globalised world and in the global consciousness. »

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To reclaim and define our identity, our heritage and our continent’s rightful political, economic and cultural position in the globalised world and in the global consciousness.

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In Nigeria, dreadlocks are entangled with beliefs about danger

Nigerian men who wear their hair in knots are not a new phenomenon, but the hairstyle's spiritual heritage sparks fear in the hearts of many. The post In Nigeria, dreadlocks are entangled (...)
19/09/2019

Can South Africa repair its image damaged by xenophobia ?

SA needs to end the denialism around xenophobia and engage in frank dialogue with its continental partners. The post Can South Africa repair its image damaged by xenophobia? appeared first on (...)
19/09/2019

South Africa : Parents can’t spank their children, Constitutional Court says

The same conduct by someone other than a parent towards the same child would be indefensible assault. The post South Africa: Parents can’t spank their children, Constitutional Court says appeared (...)
19/09/2019

Ethiopia submits film in Amharic Running Against the Wind for Oscars 2020

Running Against the Wind, an Ethiopian film in Amharic has been submitted for the Best International Feature Film category for the 92nd Academy Awards to be held on February 9, 2020. The post (...)
19/09/2019

Mugabe is dead, but old men still run southern Africa

It remains to be seen how much longer the 'old men syndrome' will persist in Zimbabwe, Namibia and South Africa, despite growing frustration among the politically powerless. The post (...)
19/09/2019

Andela lays off 400 developers in Uganda, Nigeria, and Kenya

Andela, the most elite engineering organisation in Africa, working with more than 200 of the world’s most respected technology companies laid off 400 of its developers. The tech firm said it is (...)
19/09/2019

Luis Munana is the first male Namibian to be named in Forbes Africa 30 under 30 (...)

Luis Munana is one of the creative personalities highlighted in the 2019 Forbes Africa 30 under 30 list. The former Big Brother contestant is the co- founder and host of Voigush Africa and (...)
19/09/2019

Racism and ‘xenophobia’ : 10 key points

Ivan Katsere, a PhD candidate at the University of Cape Town (UCT) and a lecturer in the Department of Psychology, recently wrote an opinion piece for the Daily Maverick, “Dehumanising the other: (...)
17/09/2019

SA artist Percy Maimela breaks Guinness World Record for largest coffee sketch

South African artist Percy Maimela broke the Guinness World Record for the largest artwork made from coffee. The artist created a picture of his compatriot, DJ Black Coffee using nothing but (...)
17/09/2019

Elisabeth Efua Sutherland enforces the female perspective in cultural narratives

As the granddaughter of one of Ghana’s pioneer female playwright’s Efua Theodora Sutherland, Elisabeth Sutherland was destined for a career in the arts. She has taken to recreating folklore to (...)
17/09/2019

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