5 Things to Do in Monrovia

Named after former United States’ president, James Monroe, Monrovia the capital of Liberia, is the second permanent Black American settlement in Africa, after Freetown in Sierra Leone. Liberia’s cultural, political and financial hub, Monrovia boasts of a fair share of places to see including festivals, galleries, and markets. Here is a list of our recommended spots. Hotel Ducor Hotel Ducor was once Liberia’s......

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Oya Chronicles: In Conversation with My Mother

On August 27, 2017, Oya Media and Kànbí Contemporary will present Oya Chronicles: In Conversation with my Mother, featuring renowned Nigerian media personality Funmi Iyanda, leading contemporary artist Gbolahan Ayoola, and The Blue Woman. In Conversation with my Mother is the physical embodiment of the literary piece of the same name, a haunting piece of literature which promotes dialogue as a form of......

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FNB Art Prize Winner: Peju Alatise

Leading contemporary Nigerian artist, Peju Alatise was recently announced as the 2017 recipient of the FNB Art Prize at the media launch of the 10th instalment of the FNB Joburg Art Fair. According to Aneesa Razack, CEO of FNB Share Investing, “FNB has always been passionate about art because we recognise that artistic expression involves creativity and imagination, which we know to be key drivers......

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The 13th Tollman Award for the Visual Arts

Emerging South African artist Cinga Samson, has been awarded the 13th Tollman Award for the Visual Arts. While Samson’s earlier work addressed themes of masculinity, spirituality and race against the backdrop of modernity, his recent paintings are more introspective. Imagery is pieced together from art history books and personal visions, forming a style that is anachronistic and surreal in a manner more reminiscent of......

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5 Exciting Things to Do in Accra

With a fast growing economy and a multilingual population of about two million, Accra stretches along the Ghanaian Atlantic coast and extends north inland. The city has simply transformed from a suburb of Victoriaborg into a modern metropolis. Interestingly, her architecture reflects this history ranging from 19th-century architecture to modern skyscrapers. A tourist dreamland, there are several other attractions besides historical sites for......

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