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Mbongwana Star: The shock of the new

This weekend Yakala ‘Coco’ Ngambali and Nsituvuidi ‘Theo’ Nzonza will perform with their new band, Mbongwana Star, to a 40,000-strong crowd in the UK.

Zimbabwe’s Mane Man

Known as the Lion of Zimbabwe, Thomas Mapfumo has never been afraid to roar against injustices carried out by those in power.…

The weird worlds of African sci-fi

African sci-fi features all manner of weird and outlandish things, from crime-fighting robots to technological dystopias.…