This artist crafts stunning artworks about conflict … from one of the sources creating that conflict in Africa.
How an enterpreneur outwitted a dictator and became a mogul — and how he’s going to change Africa.
The natural disaster that killed nearly 2,000 people at once.
Fifty years ago, Nigeria defeated breakaway Biafra in battle, but the region’s dreams of independence remain strong.
Fighting terror will forever be hampered by the difficulty of spotting jihadist sympathizers, as we were just tragically reminded.
Protecting this African island nation’s precious vanilla crop is pushing some toward vigilante justice.
Online music-sharing platforms are helping a young generation of Nigerian musicians make their mark.
Adam Pantanowitz set out to open source his thoughts on the internet. Four years later, Brainternet was born.
If you had to be the king of something, you could do much worse than Kung Leng, whose work with vanilla is the stuff of legend.
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Few writings by Africans relate cuisine to culture (or sex). Which makes Longthroat Memoirs: Soups, Sex and Nigerian Taste Buds especially intriguing.
Of all South Africa’s Jewish feather merchants, Max Rose was the most famous. He even met the queen of England.