Culture

Scores of Drummers, One Stage: African Drum Festival.

There was no shortage of drum beats to keep feet tapping, hips moving and heads bopping during the 3rd African Drum Festival held in Abeokuta, Ogun State from April 19 – 21.  With more than 100 troupes and groups present to perform at the festival and the presence of several traditional rulers, the essence of drums in African culture was duly highlighted. Be it a wedding, a funeral, meeting or a n...

Schools Celebrate African Cultures and More

As the torch bearers of African culture and heritage, Goge Africa attended a few, dancing and celebrating along with the young mind. All the celebrations had one thing in common: student involvement in the research and presentation of the cultures on display.

#DiscoverAfrica: The Surma Tribes

The Surma tribes are the Suri, Mursi and Me'en groups that inhabit the southwestern part of Ethiopia.

Is Our Africa not beautiful?

Africa is home to a ridiculously large number of cultures and tribes, ranging from the Hausa, the Bantu, the Mande, the Kanuri, the Afrikaans down to the Zulu, and a host of others.

The Limits of “Message Movies” About Africa

Art can certainly dramatize real-life events, as long as it understands them, but it can’t be the earnest volunteer on the street with a Greenpeace clipboard. This kind of art is not really believable, for one, and it can’t match the power of local action, and shouldn’t try to.

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