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Kopano Matlwa’s Book ‘Coconut’ Will be Adapted into a Film

South African author Kopano Matlwa’s wildly successful debut novel Coconut will soon be adapted into a film. The news comes after KIWI Films recently acquired the audiovisual rights to the book, according to Brittle Paper. In 2007, Matlwa burst onto t…

Interview: Walshy Fire On Reconnecting Africa and the Caribbean through The Sound Of Rum

Sponsored content from Bacardi”If we aren’t talking about growth, positivity and good energy in the opportunities that we have, then we’re wasting our opportunities” Walshy Fire says. “It’s about helping move the culture forward – which is what I want…

The 20 Best South African Songs of 2019

This year saw the rise of the new house music subgenre amapiano in South Africa. Artists like Kabza De Small, MFR Souls and others became household names after years of serving a niche fanbase. While Amapiano is everywhere, it doesn’t mean other genre…

Anti-Government Protests Intensify Among Algerian Students

Thousands of students in Algeria have again taken to the streets of the capital city Algiers to protest the presidential election set to take place tomorrow. Aljazeera reports that weeks of protests have seen students, now joined by workers, demanding…

Watch the Teaser for Netflix’s First African Original Series ​’Queen Sono’

A few months ago, production for Netflix’s first African original series Queen Sono was well underway. The streaming giant recently announced that the spy-thriller series, starring Pearl Thusi as the lead actress, will premiere on February 28th next y…