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Spectacular celebration of AFRICAN CREATIVITY. May 1, 2019 1157
If we don't own our story, we will lose our sovereignty. Pompigne-Mognard, Nicolas Mar 1, 2019 1296
The power of imagination. Choruma, Allen Column Jan 1, 2019 1324
Rethinking restitution. Marks, Thomas Column Jan 1, 2019 747
Conflicting Neo-colonialist Narratives in the Representation of Africa in Ngugi and Naipaul's Novels. Li, Weiping; Zhang, Xiuli Critical essay Dec 31, 2018 6175
Editor's Note. Oniang'o, Ruth Editorial Dec 1, 2018 502
The Role of African Culture in the Implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: The Kenyan Experience. Otieno, David Ngira Report Dec 1, 2018 12318
Cultural Adaption Interventions: Appraising a Mainstay of not a Challenge to the Whitenizing Homogenization of Mental Health Establishmentarianism: From the Pigeonhole to the Reconstructionist Horizon. Azibo, Daudi Ajani ya Viewpoint essay Nov 30, 2018 8899
A corner of Africa in IRAN. Ghaedi, Monir Nov 1, 2018 1671
VANISHING AFRICA. Versi, Anver Nov 1, 2018 1129
Agency in artistry: comments on 'Art and the individual in African masquerades'. McNaughton, Patrick Nov 1, 2018 8353
The power of self-belief. Choruma, Allen Oct 1, 2018 1159
Arts and Culture in the 'Royal Residence'. Critical essay Oct 1, 2018 3015
Travel Notes: Pan Africanism (Re)Visited: From Sankofa to Afrofuturism--Summary of the "2nd Kwame Nkrumah Pan-African Intellectual & Cultural Festival". Tarik, Latif A. Sep 1, 2018 8795
Men in the Land of Promise: Immigration and Challenges to Masculinity in M.G. Vassanji's No New Land. Adjei, Edwin Asa Sep 1, 2018 5353
BLACK PANTHER CHANGING PERCEPTIONS. Versi, Anver Cover story Apr 1, 2018 4750
Urbane scholarship: studying Africa, understanding the world. Macamo, Elisio Lecture Feb 1, 2018 5725
The Ngoma Initiation Rite: A Distinctive Vatsonga Cultural Mainstay in Zimbabwe. Mapindani, A. Report Jan 1, 2018 3027
Ki Kati from Uganda: Meet awesome Aisha, 9, and see what life's like for her in Uganda! Jan 1, 2018 1074
Final Communique of the Second Kwame Nkrumah Pan-African Intellectual and Cultural Festival at the Institute of African Studies University of Ghana in Accra, Ghana. Conference notes Sep 1, 2017 3941
Time for a new brand of leadership. Choruma, Allen Jul 1, 2017 1355
The rise and rise of African-origin politicians in the UK. Goodwin, Clayton Jul 1, 2017 1228
Ubuntu as foreign policy: The ambiguities of South Africa's brand image and identity. le Pere, Garth Essay May 1, 2017 8627
Black self-love. Davis, Crystal Brief article Jan 12, 2017 137
The role of sculpture and pottery in African culture. Asante, Henry; Peters, Edem E. Essay Dec 22, 2016 2646
African philosophy for African women's leadership: an urgent project for the African renaissance. Sesanti, Simphiwe Report Nov 1, 2016 5969
Trans-Africanism: an urban essay. Brief article Oct 1, 2016 197
Redefining the gaze. Iduma, Emmanuel Interview Oct 1, 2016 769
Knowledge(s), culture and African philosophy: an introduction. Waghid, Yusef Report Jul 1, 2016 2333
The making of culture and definition of cultural spheres and boundaries in post-colonial Africa: the role of education in acquiring and exercising agency. Assie-Lumumba, N'dri T. Report Jul 1, 2016 5682
Re-imaging a conception of Ubuntu that can recreate relevant knowledge cultures in Africa and African universities. Divala, Joseph Jinja Report Jul 1, 2016 5866
The influence of youth agency on cultural development in Africa. Akinwale, Akeem Ayofe Report Jul 1, 2016 5820
Cursed or blessed? Female genital cutting in the Gamo cultural landscape, South Western Ethiopia. Mehari, Getaneh Report Jun 1, 2016 5730
Hunhu: making human rights education discourse relevant. Hapanyengwi-Chemhuru, Oswell; Makuvaza, Ngoni; Mutasa, Jane Report Apr 1, 2016 6346
Ebola epidemic. Woldemariam, Yohannes; Giacomo, Lionel Di Mar 22, 2016 8603
Griot Notes. Daaood, Kamau Poem Jan 1, 2016 416
What goes through their heads: "once you've climbed Mount Everest, it's not such a buzz to go up Ben Nevis," Linford Christie, former Black British Olympic champion. Ankomah, Baffour Nov 1, 2015 1273
Tracing African civilisation. Tabaro, Patrick Oct 1, 2015 634
The relevance of cultural heritage in remaking a new Africa. Oyedola, David A.; Oyedola, Olaoluwa A. Essay Sep 30, 2015 10433
The List of Things Lost. Forbes, Deborah Short story Sep 22, 2015 6717
1969 Pan-African cultural manifesto: (Organization of African unity: First All African Cultural Festival, Algiers, July/August 1969). Sep 1, 2015 4772
The fourth Pan-African cultural congress report and framework of action. Aug 1, 2015 1021
Art celebrating Africa. Highet, Juliet Aug 1, 2015 1120
African mask-making workshop: professional development experiences of diverse participants. Rule, Audrey C.; Montgomery, Sarah E.; Kirkland-Holmes, Gloria; Watson, Dwight C.; Ayesiga, Yvonne Report Jul 1, 2015 7883
The place of African renaissance in South African education. Xulu, Victor Sibusiso Report Jul 1, 2015 20688
1. Cultural and linguistic aspects of development in Africa: the missing ingredients. Miti, Lazarus M. Report Jun 1, 2015 7511
Can psychology help spur the re-birth of African civilization? Notes on the African personality (psychological Africanity) construct: normalcy, development, and abnormality. Azibo, Daudi Ajani ya Essay Jun 1, 2015 15133
A symphony of culture. Apr 1, 2015 1060
The controversial Otjiramue. Gaoes, Innocentia Apr 1, 2015 1177
African Consciousness in Reggae Music: Some Examples: When in Jamaica I sometimes used to listen to Perkins on Line, a radio talk-show hosted by Wilmot Perkins. Johnson, Linton Kwesi Essay Mar 22, 2015 3335
Root Song. Dumas, Henry Lee Poem Mar 22, 2015 352
The culture-oriented bias of African philosophical inquiry. Oyedola, David A. Report Mar 1, 2015 5008
Sex and the female body in Shona society. Makaudze, Godwin Essay Mar 1, 2015 6297
In Igboland. Sealey, Nicole Poem Mar 1, 2015 272
Mia Couto: a literary voice from Mozambique. Brookshaw, David Biography Jan 1, 2015 1112
The Black Cultural Archives: Brixton, London. Dec 1, 2014 721
It takes a village: lessons from Malawi. Sherbino, Rebecca Mar 1, 2014 1004
Little Men. Nivyabandi, Ketty Poem Mar 1, 2014 358
Exploding the myth of the Black Christian past: what can the new Black church learn from the funeral ceremony of Nelson Mandela? Faraji, Salim Feb 1, 2014 1684
Africology, black studies, African American studies, Africana studies, or African world studies? What's so important about a given name? Okafor, Victor Oguejiofor Feb 1, 2014 6120
A dispatch from the culture center: Mongolian culture vs. money. Baigent, Timothy Column Jan 1, 2014 1842
Afrikology and community: restorative cultural practices in East Africa. Wanda, Ronald Elly Essay Dec 1, 2013 11400
"The future of African television lies in our culture". Musinguzi, Bamuturaki Interview Nov 1, 2013 1505
Joseph Murumbi a pioneer collector: Murumbi's mission in life was to collect and preserve African culture in all its forms. His collection of artefacts was so numerous that it would have had an entire museum of its own, had it not been for the shameful neglect of the Kenyan government. Ndungu, Wanjiru Nov 1, 2013 2085
Still saving the Africa Centre. Whiteman, Kaye Oct 1, 2013 1263
Sam Ukala: African tradition in his plays. Bello, Idaevbor Critical essay Oct 1, 2013 7496
Twenty Illusions. Long, Doughtry Poem Sep 22, 2013 691
Fishing, Friendship and Moonlight on Lake Tanganyika Using Beauty for Bait: (For Akiba with love & gratitude). Wartts, Charles, Jr. Short story Sep 22, 2013 11478
Critical appreciation: Sofola's concept of dual-sex in Norbert Mutasa's novels. Charamba, Tyanai Essay Sep 15, 2013 8584
Un hopital en forme de village. Au temps de la politique mobutiste de l'<> (1972-1977). Bibeau, Gilles Sep 1, 2013 9759
A future made in Africa? The last 50 years for Africa makes for a sad, sad tale. The continent, blessed with the world's most abundant natural resources, has not been able to utilise them to the benefit of its people. Will things change? Djanie, Akua Essay Aug 1, 2013 1625
Letters to Luna. Jul 1, 2013 1279
The western media and the falsification of Africa: complications of value and evaluation. Asante, Molefi Kete Report Apr 1, 2013 5628
Justo Bolekia Boleka: escritor y guia cultural bubi. Garcia-Alvite, Dosinda Interview Mar 22, 2013 4878
An argument for gender equality in Africa. Olatunji, Cyril-Mary P. Essay Mar 1, 2013 5498
Africa for Halloween? Why do Africans celebrate Halloween when our societies hate witches and even kill them? If Halloween had African roots, Africans today would call it "juju' or "muti" and would not celebrate it. Djanie, Akua Essay Jan 1, 2013 1358
Will Calhoun. Calhoun, William Essay Sep 22, 2012 900
George Preston-- a critical interview: George Nelson Preston at age 73 ranks among the senior Africanists in the United States. He originally painted and exhibited in Tenth Street Galleries between 1958 and 1965, participating in the School of New York. Richterova, Petra Interview Sep 22, 2012 4541
Rich soil for new voices: as production booms, fest pics mirror emerging continent's diversity. Vourlias, Christopher Jul 16, 2012 495
Changing heart and mind. Wheatley, Denise Jul 1, 2012 1235
What Is Asia to Me? Looking East from Africa. Ngugi wa Thiong'o Viewpoint essay Jul 1, 2012 3290
Letter. Henegan-Comeau, Ranee Poem Mar 22, 2012 151
Kingship and prophecy in Thomas Mofolo's Chaka. Lilford, Grant Critical essay Mar 22, 2012 8905
Black magic woman: towards a theory of Africana Women's resistance. Ichile Hanks, Iyelli Author abstract Mar 1, 2012 326
African culture and the status of Women: the Yoruba example. Familusi, O.O. Report Mar 1, 2012 6293
Hagar the Egyptian: a womanist dialogue. Clark, Adam Essay Jan 1, 2012 5915
Invitation at the Beginning of the Harmattan. Fredson, Todd Poem Sep 22, 2011 210
Chevra Kadisha. Moscaliuc, Mihaela Poem Sep 22, 2011 266
la fete (for Brother Shaheed Abdul Muhammed). Bandele, Makalani Poem Sep 22, 2011 484
The refusal to belong: limits of the discourse on Anglophone nationalism in Cameroon. Anyefru, Emmanuel Report Sep 22, 2011 11936
Finding connection and meaning in Africa: a doctor discovers meaningfulness in a simpler, survival-oriented culture. Murphy, Tom Essay Sep 1, 2011 1060
Saving the African Centre: Kaye Whiteman, vice-chairman of the Africa Centre council of management, offers a personal view on the fate of the Centre - which after nearly fifty years of being "the face of Africa in London" has had to deal with the threat of closure. Whiteman, Kaye Viewpoint essay Jul 1, 2011 1329
Of Africa and things African (in Canada). Keeney, Patricia; Rubin, Don Jul 1, 2011 3902
Idiom. Williams, Crystal Poem Apr 1, 2011 279
Africana Womanism and African proverbs: theoretical grounding of mothering/motherhood in Shona and Ndebele cultural discourse. Muwati, Itai; Gambahaya, Zifikile; Gwekwerere, Tavengwa Critical essay Jan 1, 2011 5515
Surviving secularization: masking the spirit in the Jankunu (John Canoe) festivals of the Caribbean. Bilby, Kenneth Essay Dec 22, 2010 20527
Longitudinal developmental profile of children from low socio-economic circumstances in Cape Town, using the 1996 Griffiths Mental Development Scales. Laughton, B.; Springer, P.E.; Grove, D.; Seedat, S.; Cornell, M.; Kidd, M.; Madhi, S.A.; Cotton, M.F Report Dec 1, 2010 4310
The circle and the cross: womanhood, manhood, and cultural destruction in prophetic African literature. de Vita, Alexis Brooks Essay Sep 22, 2010 9926
A diegetic analysis of the scholarly works of six ATWS/ASRF women: Peyi Soyinka-Airewele, Theodora Ayot, Doyin Coker-Kolo, Rita Kiki Edozie, Mueni Wa Muiu, and Mojubaolu Olufunke Okome. Bangura, Abdul Karim Essay Sep 22, 2010 13581
Ubuntugogy for the 21st century. van der Walt, Johannes L. Essay Sep 22, 2010 7274
Ne pas oublier Monsieur Kurtz: L'attrait de la sauvagerie. Bibeau, Gilles Critical essay Sep 1, 2010 10029
Wolves of the Atlantic. Diome, Fatou Short story Sep 1, 2010 1701
Community and human well-being in an African culture. Agulanna, Christopher Report Sep 1, 2010 8196
Witchcraft, culture, and theology in African development. Harries, Jim Report Sep 1, 2010 7049
Keeping it in the family: incest, repression and the fear of the hybrid in Reza de Wet's English plays/Binne die familie: repressie, bloedskande en die vrees vir hibriditeit in Reza de Wet se Engelse dramas. Krueger, A. Critical essay Aug 1, 2010 6385
Ghosts of Revolutions Past. Dreyfuss, Joel Critical essay Mar 22, 2010 2523
Algiers Calling. Martin, Charles (American photographer) Viewpoint essay Mar 22, 2010 7573
The expanding universe of African children's literature: the why, the how, and the what of publishing in Africa about African children's literature. Osa, Osayimwense Jan 1, 2010 5691
Decolonising minds: as Algeria prepares this month to host the second Pan-African Cultural Festival, with 48 countries participating, Martin Evans describes the original festival held 40 years ago in Algiers and the spirit of creativity and anti-colonialism that defined it. Evans, Martin Jul 1, 2009 952
The Writer and His Critics: A Critical Review of Studies on Ayi Kwei Armah's Fiction. Bodunde, Charles Agboola Critical essay Jun 22, 2009 2822
A critical assessment of the constitutionalism landscape in West Africa. Abutudu, Musa Report Jun 22, 2009 5545
A Philadelphia company goes to Guinea: bringing African tradition back to the U.S. Croft, Clare Apr 1, 2009 623
The Molestation of Skinny Boys. Bliss, Jackson Short story Mar 22, 2009 4316
Nail fetish: found in the Congo in 1865 by British troops fighting river pirates. Mar 1, 2009 600
Bubanza, Burundi. Shook, David Mar 1, 2009 568
A joyful return: Mali's Star of Stars. Sangare, Oumou Mar 1, 2009 740
Cultural differences: a westerner's sojourn among the Maasai. Dorsey, James Michael Mar 1, 2009 2174
Tropical treasures from the archives: Congolese rumba to the roots of zouk. Feb 1, 2009 707
Cultural differences: a westerner's sojourn among the Maasai. Dorsey, James Michael Feb 1, 2009 1796
Moko Jumbies: dancing spirits from Africa. Bennett, S.A.; Phillips, Claire; Moore, Natalie Jan 1, 2009 1013
Africa is not a proverb: by provocatively suggesting that Africa is not a proverb or a drum, Mukoma Wa Ngugi calls for a celebration of an Africa that has complex cultures, aesthetics, histories of struggle, and philosophies. The battle is for nothing less than how we see the African mind. Ngugi, Mukoma Wa Viewpoint essay Jan 1, 2009 2642
Dismissing Africa. Jan 1, 2009 1259
Kente cloth-inspired weavings. Jones, E. Jeanine B. Dec 1, 2008 1040
The sense behind our nonsense; Libation is one of the most misrepresented African traditional practices. But it is extremely important because it is poured mainly to remind everyone that man is on the earth but the earth does not belong to him. "Listen and do the same!", therefore, is the basic message of libation. Duodu, Cameron Personal account Aug 1, 2008 2965
At the tereshold of a renaissance: Ethiopia celebrates its third millennium against a backdrop of a rejuvenated economy, with an average growth rate of 11.9% in the last five successive years. All indicators show that the country, with a proud history going back 3,000 years, is on the cusp of a profound economic and social transformation. Jun 1, 2008 1694
Out of Africa: the next billion minds. Murray, Art May 1, 2008 790
Racial politics of writing African history: "As a historian of African descent, I regard the decolonisation of knowledge as a crucial step in ensuring that Africans worldwide retake control of their own destinies and histories.". Ray, Carina May 1, 2008 1387
The idea of an 'educated person' in contemporary African thought. Balogun, Oladele Abiodun Report Mar 15, 2008 4981
Marcus Garvey: a controversial figure in the history of Pan-Africanism. Dagnini, Jeremie Kroubo Report Mar 15, 2008 4946
Evangelizing gone awry: the church in Kenya has fostered the tribalism it now deplores. Faulkner, Mark Feb 22, 2008 1381
His masters' voice. Ankomah, Baffour Jan 1, 2008 1679
Course watch. Brief article Dec 27, 2007 111
Comedy stars win by a hair. Siegel, Tatiana Brief article Dec 24, 2007 164
Barbara Kingsolver's The Poisonwood Bible and the essentializing of Africa: a critical double standard? Purcell, William F. Critical essay Nov 1, 2007 1034
A flower in the desert: the nomadic Touareg roamed the Sahara for a millennium, fiercely protecting their way of life until 20th-century colonisation. Now, with their culture struggling to survive against the influence of globalisation, an annual festival in northern Niger is helping to rejuvenate their ancient customs. Butler, Henrietta Oct 1, 2007 2117
Edward Brathwaite's The Arrivants and the trope of cultural searching. Kehinde, Ayo Critical essay Aug 1, 2007 4506
Who determines culture? Khumalo, Nonhlanhla P. Viewpoint essay Jun 1, 2007 819
Africa: cradle of civilisation. Fofack, Hippolyte May 1, 2007 1954
Sculpting a Pan-African culture in the art of Negritude: a model for African artist. Campbell, Crystal Z. Viewpoint essay Dec 1, 2006 4676
The meaning of gender equality in Ghana: women's perceptions of the issues of gender equality: implications for social work education and practice in Ghana. Sossou, Marie-Antoinette Nov 1, 2006 10395
Popular Cultural Materials and Public Spheres: Perspectives from Africa, India and Europe. Hofmeyr, Isabel; Kaarsholm, Preben Jul 1, 2006 5035
Black theater blooms in D.C. Harris, Paul Nov 28, 2005 546
African indigenous knowledge: claiming, writing, storing, and sharing the discourse. Wane, Njoki Nathani Jun 22, 2005 7831
Bamako: city of culture, people of hospitality; Stephen Williams, on a recent visit to Mali, was bowled over by the delights of the capital city, Bamako, one of Africa's great artistic epicentres which, as expected, acts as a magnet for many of the country's artists. Williams, Stephen May 1, 2005 1428
Exploring Africa and its cultures. Brief Article Apr 1, 2005 144
Echoes of Africa in To Sleep With Anger and Eve's Bayou. Ellison, Mary Mar 22, 2005 10908
Exploring cultures through maps. Grady, Bev Feb 1, 2005 634
Catholic saints, African Gods, black masks and white heads: tracing the history of some religious festivals in Bahia. Roca, Roger Sansi Jan 1, 2005 8877
Immersed in West African ritual: a Brooklyn club samples the cuisine of Senegal to enrich its reading of a Senegalese novelist. Houser, Pat Nov 1, 2004 824
Updating the black struggle; Recently The Economist--which these days could simply change its name to The Businessman--wrote: "Portugal was the first African colony in Europe." Blacks in the Diaspora are tired of the Brazilian-style "marginalisation" which they have suffered from for much longer than the term has internationally been applied to Africa. de Figueiredo, Antonio Oct 1, 2004 1593
Dancing the "clearing" in academia. Reneau, Ingrid Mar 22, 2004 3485
Kenyan women reject 'sex cleanser'. Brief Article Nov 1, 2003 327
Casting a leasing spell. Pekala, Nancy Brief Article Sep 1, 2003 164
The magic of Kilwa Island. (Feature: Tanzania). Hordern, Nick Jan 1, 2003 2186
Pauline Hopkins's Of One Blood, Africa, and the "Darwinist trap". Japtok, Martin Critical Essay Sep 22, 2002 7834
Sub-Africanities in Africa and the Americas. Jones, Rhett S. Dec 22, 2001 7529

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