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Trump’s Wife, Melania Trump, Sara Netanyahu visit African-American museum

Trump’s Wife, Melania Trump, Sara Netanyahu visit African-American museum

While President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu basked in their bromance Wednesday, their wives also appear to have a seemingly similar affinity for each other. Following the joint Trump-Netanyahu press conference in the East Room of the White House, Melania Trump hosted Sara Netanyahu on a visit to the Smithsonian’s National Museum […]

South African Radio Stations to Play 90 Percent Local Music: Government Congratulates Them

South African Radio Stations to Play 90 Percent Local Music: Government Congratulates Them

The Portfolio Committee on Arts and Culture has welcomed the announcement by the leadership team at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) that 90% local music will be played across its 18 radio stations. “This bold decision will not only celebrate the richness and diversity of local talent but will enhance the quality of lives […]

South Africa’s National Arts Festival Showcases Exciting Talent

South Africa’s National Arts Festival Showcases Exciting Talent

The festival kicked off with the opening ceremony. Festival CEO Tony Lancaster and representatives from national government briefed journalists about the agreement they made with Eskom (after all, the show must go on) and quelled questions from journalists regarding their stance on satire. With satire being this year’s festival theme and freedom of expression being […]

Decolonising the mind and misconception of traditional African beliefs

Decolonising the mind and misconception of traditional African beliefs

There are few religions as globally misunderstood as African traditional religions. Whether it is being wrongly labelled voodoo, juju or witchcraft, indigenous African faith systems tend to be associated with darkness, animal and human sacrifices, violence and general backwardness Few people are aware that Voudou (rather than “voodoo”) is a faith based on harmony with […]

Africa in Pictures

Africa in Pictures

The New Year begins with fireworks in Abidjan, illuminating the night sky over the Ebrie Lagoon in Ivory Coast’s main city… In the South African port city of Durban, thousands of people celebrate New Year’s Day on the beach… And families celebrate the New Year with their children in Uhuru Park’s in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, […]

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