Features and Essays

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Why AI Misinformation is a Serious Threat to Elections and Democracy

Using AI tools to spread false information threatens the democracy of countries that practice that…

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What the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Could Mean for Africa’s Creative Industry

The African Continental Free Trade Area brings the promise of a new vista for African…

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FESPACO: An Enduring Role in Promoting African Cinema

With FESPACO, through the years, there has continued to be a conscious effort to resonate…

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Brymo, Macabre, and Reconciling with the Art of Controversial Artists

… a challenge arises when evaluating a work imbued with profound teachings when the artist…

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Further Reflections on “Sóró Sóké”: In Conversation with Oyindamola Shoola

As I understand it, two core themes mark the resistance to Soro Soke: first, that…

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Can “The Experience” Become the Blueprint for Hosting Live Events in Nigeria?

The Experience has consistently excelled in many areas, serving as inspiration for what a proper…

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Podcast Review: The House of African Feminisms (HoAF) Podcast Navigates Pan-African Feminism Through Language and Time

The HoAF podcast dispels misconceptions about feminism and sheds light on authentic African perspectives. It…

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Popular Acceptance and Social Currency: Why Have Certain Political Opinions Prevailed in Nigeria?

There is usually no attempt among Nigerian leaders to form a lasting ideological core that…

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Icons of Nollywood: Celebrating the Stars Who Help Shape Nollywood Behind the Scenes

The creative energy of a film production is mostly found behind the scenes, in the…

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African Art: Discovering the Beauty, Symbolism, and Diversity of Traditional and Contemporary Masterpieces

Whether it is the ancient terracotta wonders crafted by the Nok culture, or the contemporary…