Group photo from UN Ambassadors event

The Africa Center participated in an event welcoming African UN Ambassadors to gather for an evening of dialogue.

Procession at Chale Wote 2017

Read our guide to five of the best African festivals, and plan your next trip.

Performance by Bolo Bolo Blauweh

Photos and more from our "Top of the Mile" Community Day on October 14, 2017

The Africa Center Trustee Kehinde Wiley has been commissioned to paint an official portrait of Barack Obama.

People using VR sets in Arusha

Read on for some of the incredible performers, vendors, and activities you'll find at our Community Day on October 14.

Faustin Linyekula performs "Banataba."

Immerse yourself in African art and culture this fall in New York City.

Tahir Karmali in his studio at Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, June 2017

Kenyan visual artist Tahir Karmali talks with us about his recent projects, paper-making, and artistic process as catharsis.

Musician Tony Odili meets Banning Eyre of Afropop in Port Harcourt Nigeria

Afropop Worldwide's Senior Editor Banning Eyre talks us through his team's ongoing "Hip Deep" series on Nigerian music, from highlife to...

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"I argue very strongly that sophistication and westernization don’t mean the same thing. You can be sophisticated and not be westernized."

— Nigerian advertising executive Feyi Olubodun

In this article, he discusses how international brands can more successfully...

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Led by Sadam, the youngest member of the trailblazing band @TINARIWEN, @Imarhanband is one of the best emerging Tuareg bands in #Algeria. Catch them for FREE on Thursday, May 3, 7:30pm, at Atrium 360° @LincolnCenter. Co-presented with @WMInyc TheAfricaCenter photo
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