Culture

#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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