Tagged in: August 2013

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Nationhood and the two M’s

As Nelson Mandela transitions to the ancestral realm, the past weeks bring into sharp relief the enormity of his achievements and those of his generation …

Marrakech – a city suspended in time

Nestled in the foothills of the mighty Atlas mountains, the famed city of Marrakech is an enduring reminder of a city that has long controlled …

Celebrating Yoruba traditions

Yoruba culture is one of the most dominant African influences throughout the African diaspora. From Nigeria to Cuba, from Brazil to New York, the influence …

Introducing Angèle Etoundi Essamba

The photography of  Angèle Etoundi has garnered international acclaim. In this wide-ranging interview for New African, she explains to Femi Akomolafe something of her childhood in …

Africa completes a green sweep

African sustainable energy enterprises swept the board at the Ashden Awards this year. The Ashden Awards are the renewable energy standard, and extremely valuable both …