How does one become a traditional healer and what do they do? Nqabisa Faku and Aphiwe Mhlangulana examine the training and duties of traditional healers among the Xhosa people of South Africa.
The arts are the outstanding conveyor of a society’s cultural beliefs, practices, attitudes and values. Amandine Ndikumasabo considers how can we use them to heal.
The African dream should be where arts, science and technology can work together to achieve a more humane continent for all its citizens, says author Zukiswa Wanner.
Sexual violence against women and young girls is still all too common. Nqabisa Faku and Kayla Beare look at ways to combat the problem.
To catch up with the world’s technological advances, Africa’s education system needs to promote science and technology, says guest editor Amandine Ndikumasabo.
Overdependence on aid is rendering the continent’s current development model unsustainable, argue Abigail Ashun-Sarpy and Jean-Philip Lawson.