Reviews

‘Monsieur Jacques’ takes centre-stage

‘Plot for Peace’, produced by the African Oral History Archive, tells the fascinating and previously untold story of Jean-Yves Ollivier or ‘Monsieur Jacques’,  ...

Review: Egusi Soup at London’s Albany

If you ever wondered how to capture the African diasporic experience in one evening, ask play writer Janice Okoh. Her play “Egusi soup” is an emotionally charge...

Review: ‘We Are Proud to present…’ –

Review: ‘We Are Proud to present…’ The set of ‘We Are Proud to present…’ being just a map of Nambia outlined on the floor of the Bush Theatre looks unpromising...

Review: Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Biopics are tricky things – done badly, they are either the cinematic equivalent of self-help books, done well they become a story all of their own, which never...

Broken Hill: Whose skull is it anyway?

Inside a small museum in East London is exhibited the replica skull of the first early human fossil discovered in Africa.  Whoever the human was, he little knew...