Drama for Life project, AfriQueer, to tour Africa and Europe

Drama for Life is taking its site-specific performance project AfriQueer, created by the Drama for Life AFRICA Project, written by Tlotlego Gaogakwe and directed by Warren Nebe, on tour.

The acclaimed project, which celebrates LGBTIQ human rights and is based on an ancient creation myth of how the stars were made, will initially tour South Africa, before heading to The Netherlands, Ghana and Mozambique. Continue reading

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AfriDocs will be presenting a host of hard-hitting doccies on BET

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Don’t miss ‘CitizenFour’ on BET.

Throughout March, AfriDocs on BET will be presenting a series of hard-hitting documentaries focused on the struggles and challenges that face both emerging and established democracies.

From the battles of activists trying to promote and secure democracy in Nigeria and Zimbabwe, to the ways in which media investigations and leaks threaten the establishment in Ghana and the United States, these award-winning films are both entertaining and informative. Continue reading

Don’t miss the Zakifo Musik Festival in Durban

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Estere Dalton. Photo: Rachel Lafferty

THE second annual Zakifo Musik Festival, Durban features one of the most eclectic, multi-genre music line-ups ever gathered together in one festival programme.

Music-makers from France, Reunion, Mozambique, the United States, Mali, Ghana, New Zealand, Australia, Canada and South Africa will be performing at he old Natal Command opposite Battery Beach, May 27 and 28. Continue reading