James Barnor: Ghana’s national treasure!

On the 6th of June, James Barnor celebrated his 90th Birthday. Join us as we celebrate the man who photographed Ghana’s first president Kwame Nkrumah, pioneered photojournalism in Ghana, introduced Ghana to coloured photos and more.

JJ Bola – Our identity does not have to be fixed

17 million Africans moved outside of the continent, between 2015 and 2017.  Should we still identify ourselves with one identity? Congolese – British author and poet, JJ Bola, tells us why a single identity should be a thing of the past.

Why do African leaders go abroad for medical treatment?

Medical tourism is when people visit other countries only to use their medical system. Over the years, African leaders have developed a reputation for engaging in this practice.   Some examples include:   Muhammadu Buhari – Nigeria  Muhammadu Buhari infamously went to the UK for […]

Malick Sidibé, The Eye of Bamako celebrated!

Malick Sidibé was a Malian photographer noted for his black-and-white photos of popular culture in the 1960s in Mali’s capital Bamako. During his life, Sidibé gained an international reputation and along with late compatriot Seydou Keïta, was considered to be Mali’s most famous photographer. Sidibé […]