Nairobi has a growing graffiti scene. And Nairobi's street artists have been able to establish themselves as role models for younger artists. They've now taken on the task of giving back to their communities.
Works from Africa are in many German museums, including in the Cologne Rautenstrauch-Joest Museum. A new cooperation project with Kenya aims to establish the provenance of its exhibits.
Wanjiku Mwaura is a multimedia journalist with Deutsche Welle, originally from Kenya and officially joining the team in Bonn in 2016.
In Senegal, social activism and hip hop are being cultivated in a center run by rapper Fou Malade. Here he has been rehabilitating ex-offenders through a series of workshops including music, graffiti and gardening.
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