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Cambridge Development Podcast

Seit Mitte Februar produziert die Cambridge Society for Social and Economic Development einen Podcast. In diesem wollen Postgraduierte einen Raum für aktuelle Debatten in den Entwicklungsstudien schaffen und somit zu einer kritischen…

South South Veza: Viewing Room Kiximbi

On this website, South South Veza curates contempory art by artists from the global South. Kiximbi is the name of one of the viewing rooms. Here, spectators are confronted with new and exiting currents in contemporary art production. The…

CD: "Optimisme" von Songhoy Blues

Wüstenblues aus Westafrika wird von einigen Bands, Musikerinnen und Musikern gepflegt und gelebt. Songhoy Blues aus Mali legen mit "Optimisme" eine beherzte, rockige Platte vor.

ZASB student Lina Noll produces new afrobeat song

Lina Noll, a student in our African Studies Masters's program, and the Nigerian musician UGO jointly composed and recorded this tune which was featured as newcomer on radio Bayern 3's evening show on Wednesday 10 February 2021.

Podcast: Bobi Wine: From musician to politician

Starting in the beginning of January, Spotify Studios launched a new podcast series tracing Ugandan Bobi Wine in the fight for democracy in his home country.

Film: Papicha (2019)

The film follows young Nedjma in her aspirations to become a fashion designer amindst the Algerian Civil War. While the political climate radicalises, Nedjma follows her path against all odds and makes a claim for women empowerment.
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Online performance by Paul Hanmer (piano solo)

Due to the travel restrictions we had to cancel Paul Hanmer's concerts in Switzerland in November 2020. Instead, we organised a house concert.

Films: Africa knows!

Africa knows! offers African film productions during their three-month conference (2 December 2020 - 28 February 2021).

Nollywood auf Netflix

Die Streaming-Plattform bietet eine riesige Auswahl an Nollywood-Filmen - von romantischen Komödien über Thriller zu Dramas.

Online Gallery: The GoDown Arts Centre

Google Arts and Culture Series presents a young arts gallery from Nairobi, Kenya.

Tsitsi Dangarembga: This Mournable Body

Nominated for the Booker Prize 2020, one of Zimbabwe's most acclaimed novelists, Tsitsi Dangaremba, sheds light on the cumbersome conditions of women seeking economic prosperity in her home country.

Maaza Mengiste: The Shadow King

Shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize, Mengiste tells a story about women soldiers during the Italian occupation in Ethiopia in 1935.

Gabrielle Kwarteng @ Hallo Montag

DJ-set with the Ghanaian-American producer on

Short Film: Streets of Lagos (2020)

Captivating short film following Lagos’ strongest up-and-coming skater Daniel Ogbogu through the streets.

Podcast series by the Royal African Society

This series offers some very interesting insights into the activities of the Royal African Society in London, following recent events, such as the Film Africa 2020 festival, webinars and talks.

Sailors and Daughters: Early Photography and the Indian Ocean World

A new online exhibition by the Smithsonian Museum of African Art presents exceptional insights into the lives of maritime communities in South-East Africa.
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Self-portrait by Other (Autoportrait par autrui)

Writing the Self: In an essay, Mohomodou Houssouba explores the relation between written text and identity.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Zikora

The Nigerian bestselling author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie published a new short story on Amazon Original Stories. Zikoria is the story of a Nigeiran lawyer in the US who finds herself about to become a single mother.
Militia Broadcast: Urban Sessions

Urban Sessions: Streaming Concert Series embarks on its second season

During the lockdown in spring, Militia Broadcast introduced the Urban Sessions, which soon became a regular fixture on the South African musis scene.

Bénédicte Savoy: Raubkunst muss zurück nach Afrika

In der SRF-Sendung "Sternstunde Philosophie" fordert die französische Kunsthistorikerin Bénédicte Savoy eine bedingungslose Rückgabe von Kulturgütern, die in kolonialer Zeit aus Afrika nach Europa kamen.
BAB Episode Series

Basler Afrika Bibliographien Podcast series

The BAB podcast episodes consist of interviews and conversations with BAB guests, as well as bits from the BAB sound archives.