African’s hybrid identity

By admin | 2. November 2017

To accept to be the other is to abdicate ones history and identity. To reassert one’s identity means recognizing the fact that anyone without identity history is crisis bound. The re-invention of one’s identity will probably be like going on herbal tourism in Asia, to acquire or restore the exotic other or one’s original self…

Africa and Diaspora Arts and Media Entertainment Business.

By admin | 2. November 2017

The twenty first century K’Naan, the former Somali refugee and hip-hop star might have acquired a superstar status in more than 15 countries. His song had an honorary play-out at the South Africa 2010 World Cup tournament. His recent collaborations with Nas and Damian Marley have also prompted a release in the UK. K’Naan forced…

Save the children

By admin | 2. November 2017

Accusations of child witchcraft are on the rise in sub-Saharan Africa – spurred on by urbanization, poverty, conflict and fragmenting communities, creating a “multi-crisis” for already vulnerable children. A wide spectrum of children are at risk, including orphans, street-children, albinos, those with physical disabilities or abnormalities such as autism, those with aggressive or solitary temperaments,…