Many DR Congo Musicians Have Been Fed By Politicians Since Colonial Times; Is That Likely To Change Under Tshisekedi?

A well-loved Congolese dance of 2005, Kisanola, (meaning a comb) also involves a movement representing the shaving of one’s hair to the bone – a metaphor for how the DRC people have had everything taken from them.

Why The Return Of Art Looted From Africa During The Colonial Period Could Potentially Remake Europe-Africa Relations

“…these objects…cannot be returned to a so-called ‘owner’, since these owners don’t exist [during colonialism] for these museums because these countries did not exist at the time” – French historian Pascal Blanchard.

60 Years Of ‘Things Fall Apart’: Chinua Achebe And The Tongues Of African Literature

Published 60 years ago this year by Heinemann in London, Things Fall Apart has sold more than 10m copies and been translated into more than 50 languages.