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The Best African films of 2021

After the shutdowns of the last year, 2021 saw movies make a comeback. Productions picked up once again in several countries. Theatres sprung back to life as did physical festivals. Streaming platforms, big and small, worked overtime to fill up the vacuum and continued to license and commission films, turning what could have been a […]

A South African Shopping Site Where Artisans and Community Meet

“When I to start with observed it, it was quite rough — a bunch of aged warehouses, no plants anywhere. It was a dust bowl of grease and oil,” claimed the artist James Delaney, of what is now Victoria Yards, in the impoverished Johannesburg community of Lorentzville. Nevertheless, it was a handy web site, substantially […]

Rumba Shimmies onto UNESCO Cultural Heritage List

Congolese rumba is among at least nine new entries on UNESCO’s “representative list of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity.” UNESCO is making its 2021 designations this week, recognizing cultural heritage ranging from Arabic calligraphy to falconry to Nordic clinker boat traditions. Congolese rumba was named to the list Tuesday. The Democratic Republic of Congo […]