Selam launches new initiative to promote artistic freedom in Africa

photo credit: Hans Peter Gauster

Selam is launching the Pan-African Network for Artistic Freedom (Panaf), a new network building initiative funded by the Swedish Arts Council. The initiative will be developed in collaboration with partners in Nigeria, Gambia, Mozambique, Zambia, Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia, with plans to involve several other countries in the future.

The creative industry is a major tool for Africa’s GDP growth

SA Creative Industry

Africa’s creative industry represents a potent instrument that could grow the GDP of African countries and pull the continent’s youth out of poverty, Prof. Benedict Oramah, President of the African Import Export Bank (Afreximbank), said at the two-day Creative Africa Nexus (CANEX) at the Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF2021) in Durban, South Africa.

Comedy group, Ikorodu Bois don’t let budget hold them back!

Ikorodu Bois

If you haven’t yet heard of the dynamic Nigerian comedy group, the Ikorodu Bois, it’s only a matter of time before they make it onto your radar! These innovative, resourceful young creatives are making waves across Africa – and beyond – by recreating popular music videos and movie trailers on a shoe-string budget – and […]