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  • blog January 30, 2017

    Fresh Cuts, Vol. Three

    This is the third feature in a series we’re calling “Fresh Cuts.” It’s a selection of newly released tracks and videos from across Africa and the diaspora, featuring established and up-and-coming artists and everything in between. Today we’ve got, among other things, rhymes and … Read more »

  • review January 23, 2017

    Jinja

    The Nile Project encompasses a big idea: fostering solidarity among a hugely diverse set of peoples and societies living on or near the world’s second largest river. Environmental stewardship is central to the mission, complicated by the fact that 11 … Read more »

  • review January 12, 2017

    Ndule

    John “Jaja” Bashegezi’s music reflects his journey through life from the Congo to East Africa to America. He’s a guitarist and singer of natural grace who has mastered the sensuous guitar style and mellifluous Lingala vocals of classic Congolese music, … Read more »

  • blog September 29, 2016

    “Queen of Katwe” Film Opens This Weekend

    Opening this weekend, the new film Queen of Katwe is based on the life of Phiona Mutesi, who started playing chess at 9 years old in the Kampala, Uganda slum of Katwe, and within four years became an international champion. … Read more »

  • blog September 2, 2016

    Pan-African Nyege Nyege Festival in Uganda

    In April 1966, Africans from around the world convened in Dakar, Senegal, in what was to become a historic celebration of African and Afro-diasporic culture. Inspired by Senegalese president Leopold Senghor’s proud vision of négritude, the First World Festival of … Read more »

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