Photographer Nicola Brandt memorialises the Herero Wars of 1904–1908 – considered by many to be the first genocide of the 20th century – in an eerie new project.
Afrobeat’s leading ambassador is coming of age with his politically charged fourth album, Black Times. He talks to writer John Doran about corruption, fake news, and stepping out of his father’s shadow.
Artist Tabita Rezaire is as unconventional as it gets. Using a mix of technology and traditional African practices, she’s determined to counteract the oppressive forces of the internet – finding herself in the process.
Lead guitarist Graham Dickson travels across the country with Oxfam, to find out more about the charity’s extreme poverty solutions.
The legendary photographer’s work – which examines Mali life in the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s – is being celebrated with a new book and exhibition.
People thought she was crazy to quit her job at a newspaper but Spanish photographer Cristina de Middel was on a fantastical mission: to document things that don’t exist.
Photographer Winfried Bullinger travelled across the continent for 10 years, capturing the cattle herders and hunters who have been forgotten by society.
Bobi Wine spent more than a decade singing about social justice issues in his native Uganda. Now, he’s trying to change the system from the inside.
In secret hideaways and temporary homes, LGBT refugees are being forced – once again – to hide their true selves instead of walking out into the world with pride.
Tackling labour exploitation, corruption, and poor governance – meet the superheroes of Zimbabwe’s Comexposed comic book convention.
In her latest book, curator Shantrelle P. Lewis meets modern-day black dandies – men who use style to explore gender, class and their diasporic identity.
When Emmanuelle Andrianjafy moved from Paris to Dakar she felt like an outsider in her new home. She picked up a camera, and soon the city made sense.