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LyricalWanzam & M.anifest - For Sheygey Reasons [Official Video]

[[UNAUTHORIZED UPLOAD TO ANY OTHER CHANNEL IS PROHIBITED]] Music video by Lyrical Wanzam & M.anifest performing "For Sheygey Reasons" © 2013 CRYME RECORDS Ar...
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Wedding, une Afrique en miniature au cœur de Berlin | Slate Afrique

Wedding, une Afrique en miniature au cœur de Berlin | Slate Afrique | UrbanAfrica | Scoop.it
Un quartier populaire dans le nord de Berlin: c'est ici, à Wedding, que vivent les diasporas africaines. Ironie de l'histoire, cette zone porte aussi le poids de la colonisation allemande.
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What impressions of Africa does the world’s second largest film industry create? - Visual Arts - This Is Africa

What impressions of Africa does the world’s second largest film industry create? - Visual Arts - This Is Africa | UrbanAfrica | Scoop.it

When I think of a major city like New York City or London, there are particular visuals in my memory bank created purely by images I’ve seen in films, television shows and even music videos made in those cities.

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Comme un lion ou le chemin de croix des footballeurs africains | Slate Afrique

Comme un lion ou le chemin de croix des footballeurs africains | Slate Afrique | UrbanAfrica | Scoop.it
L'envers du décor de la planète foot: désillusion, arnaque des joueurs, argent, un esclavage des temps modernes. Le tout filmé par le réalisateur Samuel Collardey.
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Gangster movie Kenya's first Oscar contender - CNN.com

Gangster movie Kenya's first Oscar contender - CNN.com | UrbanAfrica | Scoop.it
A hard-hitting Kenyan movie about gang culture has become the country's first-ever film to be considered for an Oscar.
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The film school in Kenya's biggest slum - CNN.com

The film school in Kenya's biggest slum - CNN.com | UrbanAfrica | Scoop.it
Life isn't easy in Kibera, one of Africa's largest slums. About one million people live in this sprawling settlement in Nairobi.
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Africa's Most Successful Women: Ory Okolloh - Forbes

Africa's Most Successful Women: Ory Okolloh - Forbes | UrbanAfrica | Scoop.it
Ory Okolloh, a Kenyan blogger and open-government activist is a co-founder of Ushahidi, an open source platform for crowdsourcing crisis information.
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Kuduro in Portugal: Is Lisbon a musical melting pot? - Music - This Is Africa

Kuduro in Portugal: Is Lisbon a musical melting pot? - Music - This Is Africa | UrbanAfrica | Scoop.it
When I traveled to Luanda in 2009, the kudurists' frustration was very palpable: how could they, the originators of the genre, be left behind, while Buraka or even Costuleta reap the benefits of kuduro's increasing notoriety. Why do so few Angolans travel to Lisbon for shows?
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Amazing Africa: Portraits

Amazing Africa: Portraits | UrbanAfrica | Scoop.it
Beautiful landscapes and beautiful fruits have populated our past Amazing Africa posts — now how about some beautiful faces?
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Punk in Africa: 3 Chords, 3 Countries, 1 Revolution... and a Facebook Page

Punk in Africa: 3 Chords, 3 Countries, 1 Revolution... and a Facebook Page | UrbanAfrica | Scoop.it
When Keith Jones and Deon Maas first started trying to pull together the footage, sources and sound for their documentary, Punk in Africa, they found it slow going.
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Young, urban and culturally savvy, meet the Afropolitans - CNN.com

Young, urban and culturally savvy, meet the Afropolitans - CNN.com | UrbanAfrica | Scoop.it
Young, urban and culturally savvy, meet the Afropolitans -- a new generation of Africans and people of African descent with a very global outlook.
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Call for New African Writing: The Second Phase

Call for New African Writing: The Second Phase | UrbanAfrica | Scoop.it
The first phase of the New African Writing initiative is almost over, with fifteen of the best entries selected for review. We now announce the start of the second phase, and for writers who did n...
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Extreme Poverty but Irreplaceable Smiles

Extreme Poverty but Irreplaceable Smiles | UrbanAfrica | Scoop.it
A Swedish friend has often been perplexed at destitute Africans. One who takes breakfast, lunch, showering, clothes, supper, a snack to be luxury.

"The majority never stop smiling and are always...
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Senegalese Fashion Through Photography: Omar Victor Diop

Senegalese Fashion Through Photography: Omar Victor Diop | UrbanAfrica | Scoop.it
Senegalese photographer Omar Victor Diop
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Swaziland: Mini Skirt Ban & The Policing of Women's Bodies | Okayafrica.

Swaziland: Mini Skirt Ban & The Policing of Women's Bodies | Okayafrica. | UrbanAfrica | Scoop.it
Alleged ban of miniskirts in Swaziland raises issues about the policing of women's bodies and the failure of many governments to effectively address issues of gender based violence.
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MODE • Mode : l'Afrique revisite ses tissus

MODE • Mode : l'Afrique revisite ses tissus | UrbanAfrica | Scoop.it
Les tissus traditionnels africains ont souvent inspiré les couturiers occidentaux qui les ont fait vivre à leur manière.
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Mamadou Mahmoud N'Dongo: écrivain «post-néocolonial» | Slate Afrique

Mamadou Mahmoud N'Dongo: écrivain «post-néocolonial» | Slate Afrique | UrbanAfrica | Scoop.it
Mamadou Mahmoud N'Dongo, écrivain français né au Sénégal, publie son septième livre, Remington chez Gallimard.
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Amazing Africa: Inside Tanzania and Kenya

Amazing Africa: Inside Tanzania and Kenya | UrbanAfrica | Scoop.it
This week, we’re featuring the work of two fantastic photographers, who will give us a snapshot of life in Tanzania and Kenya. Martin Russell, a longtime ONE member from Helena, Montana, will be sharing his bright photos from rural Tanzania.
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Film: The United States Of Africa

Film: The United States Of Africa | UrbanAfrica | Scoop.it
OKA contributor Kyle Long interviews the director of The United States of Africa
Yanick Létourneau.
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Amazing Africa: Just kids

Amazing Africa: Just kids | UrbanAfrica | Scoop.it
I think kids make the best photo subjects. They always do something unexpected, and are always so quick to flash the photographer a 100-watt smile. And that’s why I decided to focus on just kids from Africa this week.
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Video: Africa Fashion Week London 2012 Promo

Video: Africa Fashion Week London 2012 Promo | UrbanAfrica | Scoop.it
Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL) is a collaborative fashion exhibition, highlighting the industry’s premier African prints and designers. AFWL is at the fore front of capturing the surge of the African inspired trends in the fashion industry.
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allAfrica.com: Africa: Women Filmmakers Tell Their Stories

allAfrica.com: Africa: Women Filmmakers Tell Their Stories | UrbanAfrica | Scoop.it
Documentary filmmaking holds a special place in the history of African women's cinema. In 1972, Senegalese filmmaker Safi Faye became the first sub-Saharan African woman to make a commercially distributed feature film when she directed "Kaddu Beykat"
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Freedom of press under attack in Uganda | Radio Netherlands Worldwide

Freedom of press under attack in Uganda | Radio Netherlands Worldwide | UrbanAfrica | Scoop.it
Uganda has dropped 43 places to 139th position in press freedom rankings, Reporters Without Borders announced last week with the release of its 10th annual Press Freedom Index. The news comes at a tim...
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