Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Germany to return hundreds of Nigeria’s Benin Bronzes

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Germany has signed an agreement to transfer ownership of 512 Benin Bronzes, hailed as the largest return of cultural artefacts looted from the continent...

Germany to return stolen sacred statue to Cameroon

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Germany has agreed to return a sacred statue stolen from Cameroon at the beginning of the last century. The Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation, which manages...

Nigeria’s Looty seeks to reclaim African art in digital form

A young Nigerian man is working on a a project to repatriate all African works of art digitally. "This is the first digital repatriation of...

Angélique Kidjo and Black Coffee Win Grammy Awards

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Béninois singer Angélique Kidjo and South African DJ Black Coffee have won awards at this year's Grammys. Kidjo won the best world music album of...

Diébédo Francis Kéré: The first African to win architecture’s top award

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Burkino Faso-born architect, Diébédo Francis Kéré, has become the first African to win the prestigious Pritzker Prize, which is often referred to as the...

Great Musuem of Africa to Preserve, Promote and Nuture African Heritage

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“We always endeavor to promote and profile Africa’s arts, culture and heritage specifically the Great Museum of Africa (GMA) and the Creative Economy of...

Cargill finishes upgrades at cocoa processing plant

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Cargill announced on Nov. 2 that it has completed a $100 million expansion of its cocoa processing facilities in Yopougon, Côte d’Ivoire, a project...

Festival welcomes Ghana to Akropong-Akuapim

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The impact of Covid on tourism, culture & entertainment has been brutal but lovers of one of the biggest festivals in West Africa are...

Kenya eyes increased cassava production as staple crops hit by climate change

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Nairobi - As the effects of climate change such as scarce rains and drought unfold in Kenya, the east African nation is warming up...

Egypt opens pharaonic mummies hall to visitors at new museum in Cairo

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CAIRO -- With its dark-walled and dimly-lit open rooms, the crypt-like Royal Mummies Hall at Cairo's new National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC)...

Nigeria: 10 dead after consuming ‘substandard’ juices

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KANO - At least 10 people in northwestern Nigeria died and 50 others underwent kidney-related treatment after consuming “substandard and fake” juices, a health...

KNOW YOUR HERBS – ROSEMARY

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Rosemary is a fragrant evergreen herb native to the Mediterranean. It is used as a culinary condiment, to make bodily perfumes, and for its...

African Recipes – Mafe or Peanut Stew

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Today, we will learn how to make MAFE, also known as peanut stew which is a Senegalese dish.All 16 countries in Westen African have...

AFRICAN RECIPES – SPICY GRILLED TILAPIA

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This spicy twist on tilapia is truly the West-African spunk that you need to awaken your taste buds. Tilapia, refers to several species of mostly...

First African Animator Makes Debut On Amazon Prime

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A gifted Ghanaian animator Francis Brown of Animax FYB has reached a deal with global audio-visual distributor Amazon Prime to provide exclusive African animated...

The Angolan dancers who helped South African anthem Jerusalema go global

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In February the Angolan dance troupe Phenomenos do Semba created the viral #JerusalemaDanceChallenge video that showed off their dance moves to the South African hit song Jerusalema. Their video is set...

Popular Zimbabwean Musician Has Died Following Hit And Run Accident

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In a sad development, Zimbabweans woke up to the news that highly talented musician and award-winning rapper Cal Vin, real name Mgcini Calvin Nhliziyo,...

Netflix is ​​hoping for an Oscar nomination for late Chadwick Boseman

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Netflix has started a campaign to get Chadwick Boseman, who died in August, an Oscar nomination in the best actor category, the streaming platform...

Mafikizolo and Master KG blocked from performing in Zambia

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LUSAKA - The Zambian government has stopped South African musicians from performing at a rally, a senior government official said on Thursday. South African musicians,...

Michael Blackson to build a school for his hometown in Ghana

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Ghanaian-American comedian, Michael Blackson, is currently back home, and is giving back to his hometown in the best possible way that he can by...