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A word with Mark Thomas

As he gears up for the Edinburgh Fringe, the political comedian spills a few beans to Jo Lateu.

Filed in: Culture Politics

Rebel woman, sister-fire: in memory of Chiwoniso

Zimbabwean songwriter Chiwoniso Maraire, who died on 24 July, is remembered by her friend Shailja Patel.

Filed in: Music Zimbabwe

Close encounter of the human kind

Mari Marcel Thekaekara has an unlikely experience at an ayurvedic ashram in Kerala.

Filed in: Culture Health India Medicine Religion

The battle for the news: Zimbabwe and beyond

Virgil Hawkins considers the role of the media in Africa as Zimbabweans prepare to vote on 31 July.

Filed in: Media Politics Zambia Zimbabwe

A word with Dave Griffiths

From battles with French Connection to banishing Bashar al-Assad, the comedian spills the beans to Jo Lateu.

Filed in: Culture

For the love of Egypt

Egyptian-American Yahia Lababidi’s poetic response to the turmoil in his home country.

Filed in: Egypt Poetry

A word with comic Keith Farnan

The Irish comedian tells Jo Lateu that Father Ted is a hero, but that Bono should be banished.

Filed in: Culture

‘The East’ – less exposé than exploitation

Josie Demuth is unimpressed at Fox cashing in on a ‘fictional’ scandal that echoes the Mark Kennedy case.

Filed in: Film

A word with US comedian Lee Camp

The stand-up comic, writer, activist and actor tells Jo Lateu who makes him laugh… and who definitely does not.

Filed in: Culture Media

Where is African literature at today?

Magnus Taylor explores what inspires the authors behind the Africa Writes festival and what links them together.

Filed in: Africa Culture United Kingdom

Aimé Césaire: a leader of the (cultural) struggle

Philip Crispin celebrates the centenary of the Martinican poet, playwright and politician who showed that Empire ‘writes back.’

Filed in: Africa Caribbean Colonialism Culture Poetry Race

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