African Ingenuity

For millennia, Africa has been inventing and exporting knowledge and technology that’s changed the world. Today, young Africans are leading a new wave of innovation, adapting and developing digital and creative solutions to tackle the impact of climate change, increase equity and deliver services more efficiently.

I am African

Poetry has a long history in Africa. It’s part of the fabric of life, of storytelling, of music, resistance and the fight for justice. Today, a new generation of poets is using poetry to speak of identity.

Technology and Tradition

Storytelling has always been an important part of African culture, preserving history, imparting knowledge, guiding on the right path and entertaining. Afrikan Echoes is a new audio app being being launched by Ghanaian tech entrepreneur, Herman Chinery-Hesse to record stories from across Africa and make them widely available in multiple languages, expanding the reach of this traditional gift.

Seeing Central Africa

Scenes from Africa are common on our television screens – often through particular lenses. Ade Adepitan’s four part series on Africa for BBC2 provides a very different perspective, and one that resonates more with what I see, feel and hear in Africa. What this episode on Central Africa.