Abdelkader Ouazzani: Morocco’s last brocade bender
Under his fingers, shimmering silk fabrics are magically created, enhanced with gold or silver thread. Abdelkader Ouazzani, the last of Morocco’s brocade master-weaver, has been repeating these same gestures for 63 years in his workshop in the heart of the ancient city of Fez.
Paying Tribute to Johnny Clegg, the ‘White Zulu’
Legendary #SouthAfrican anti-apartheid singer, Johnny Clegg died on July 17, 2019 after a long battle with cancer, aged 66. In this tribute feature, we celebrate the life and times of Johnny Clegg.
Celebrating the life and times of Nelson Mandela
On #MandelaDay, the world celebrates the life and times of late South African President, freedom fighter and global icon for social justice, Nelson Rolihlahla ‘Madiba’ Mandela.
This was how we celebrated Nelson Mandela on #MandelaDay2019
Africa in 60 – July 18, 2019
In case you missed it, here are the stories across Africa that made the headlines on July 18, 2019; all in one minute.
Sports News20 hours ago
Herve Renard resigns from Morocco coaching job after AFCON flop
Business News2 days ago
PepsiCo to buy South Africa’s Pioneer Foods for $1.7 billion
Politics2 days ago
Campaign against corruption begins in Zambia
North Africa Politics1 day ago
Libya’s GNA suspect new military escalation by Haftar-led forces
News6 hours ago
Egypt slams British Airways for ‘unilateral decision’ to halt flights
Central Africa News6 hours ago
DR Congo authorities ban rallies in Kinshasa as tensions rise
News6 hours ago
Ramaphosa challenges graft report as ‘irretrievably flawed’
News3 hours ago
Gunmen kidnap 4 Turkish nationals in Nigeria