Mimi Cherono Ng'ok's photographs trace emotional threads between places and people, memories and the subconscious.
Mimi Cherono Ng’ok's project is a series of vignettes on memory, loss and lust.
"This is why I do this, to inspire refugee kids, to inspire anybody who is facing difficulties.”
The story of South-Sudanese model, DJ, actor, and activist Mari Malek makes inspirational and moving viewing for World Refugee Day.
The remarkable story of Gift Ngoepe, the first African-born player in Major League Baseball history!
The South African baseball clubhouse where Gift Ngoepe grew up, and where his historic journey to the majors began, hasn't changed much since he moved in at age 2.
Monday Music from Yemi Alade, Flavour N'abania, Fela Kuti, and more in our latest blog post on Nigerian music.
Afropop Worldwide's Senior Editor Banning Eyre talks us through his team's recent series on Nigerian music, from highlife to the latest Najia pop hits.
"The themes are things that Africans identify with a lot..." Shared experiences of struggle, inequality, rural-urban migration, and aspiration explain why Latin American telenovelas are booming in popularity in East Africa.
"Everybody aspires to be rich. Everybody aspires to move into the middle class. So these sorts of stories resonate in terms of people seeing [a lifestyle] that is possible for them."
"I felt like an alien in the big city. So I turned my camera onto the buildings, the architecture.”
— South African photographer Sabelo Mlangeni on finding his place in Johannesburg.