By Kizzi Asala with AFP Artistic genius against the backdrop of a harsh reality is how one might describe the lifestyle of self-taught Congolese fashion designer, Jérôme Baku — who also happens to be an asylum seeker in Paris, France after fleeing his...
Mayeni Jones BBC News, Lagos US social media giant Facebook has announced it will be opening an office in Lagos, Nigeria, next year. It will be its second office on the African continent. According to the company, it...
By Kizzi Asala with AFP A Multiracial Society Brazil, last in the Americas to abolish slavery in 1888 with over half its population of African descent. And yet, racism is still a reality for many Afro-Brazilians like professional gymnast...
Samba Cyuzuzo BBC Great Lakes Deceased Rwandan gospel singer Kizito Mihigo has been feted posthumously after he was found dead in a police cell in February in the capital, Kigali. He has been named the 2020 laureate of Havel International Prize,...
By Africanews After eight years in a correction house, the young Spira returns to his neighbourhood of Reboleira, in Amadora, Portugal, and tries to reconnect with his close ones. This is the beginning of the film "O Fim do Mundo", "The...