By Africanews Three years ago, DeShuna Spencer was frustrated by the lack of Black content on-screen. So she created a streaming video app for Black films and television from around the world. KweliTV now has nearly 36,000 users...
by bbcafrica A new painting of Queen Victoria's African goddaughter has gone on display as English Heritage said it would feature portraits of "overlooked" black figures connected with its sites. Sarah Forbes Bonetta was sold into slavery aged five...
by bbcafrica South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has celebrated Archbishop Desmond Tutu on his 89th birthday. The president said the archbishop was a "national treasure and global icon of moral consistency spiritual virtue and the defence...
By Rédaction Africanews Egyptian archaeologists have discovered about 60 ancient coffins near the famed Step Pyramid of Djoser in Saqqara, south of Cairo. Egypt's tourism and antiquities ministry said on Saturday that archaeologists had unearthed at least 59 sealed...
By Caryn James Steve McQueen has followed 12 Years a Slave and Widows with a five-part anthology. It shows that he is ‘the most exhilarating director working today’, writes Caryn James.I It’s rare when a political film can make you want...