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He didn’t have the same longstanding career or notoriety in the Nigerian Afrobeat music scene, but Nigerian singer, pianist, guitarist and composer Segun Bucknor was just as much of a trailblazer in what came to be known as Afrobeat. This is a brief history of his career. My family was […]

Random Photo Journal started a Journal Project focused on African Unification through collective memories… For the series, we spoke to Christian Sanna a Malagasy-Italian contemporary photographer focusing on personal and social histories in Madagascar. “Fady Kambana” is a series of family portraits taken in the South-East of Madagascar. This photographic exhibition casts a unique look at […]

Few days after our first encounter I was summoned into her office. She had previously given me a copy of “Courtesy for Boys & Girls” with the instruction that I read and memorize it. I was ready for her. I don’t remember a single thing from that book today but […]

Things turned out alright. Good, not great. I’m doing much better than my Physics teacher said I would, which is not surprising considering she was a bitter ugly woman who had bleached see-through ankles and blue veins. “Gbenga, you’ll study a useless couwse at a college of education and no […]