Born in a small town in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, Loyiso Mkize looked unlikely to take the art world by storm. Today he is celebrated as an artist of rare talent, whose work captures the identity and soul of his people.
South Africa's third-largest city is becoming popular for tourists, as it shakes off its old reputation. But does the city's regeneration program reach those who need it the most? Sertan Sanderson reports from Durban.
There are no African films competing at the Berlinale this year, but African filmmaking is going strong. A panel discussion co-hosted by DW Academy and the German Development Ministry discussed its promising future.
Johannesburg's inner city is notorious – except for Maboneng. Creative artists live in this hip precinct, tourists stroll through it and the rich party here. But just a street away, abject poverty prevails.
Wikipedia contributors are few in Africa. The custodians of the free online encyclopedia and other Wiki resources are gathered in South Africa to talk about "decolonizing the internet."
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