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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

Blogging the Caine Prize 2013

The shortlist is out! Bloggers from all over the world are reviewing each story in turn before the winner is announced on 8 July.

Filed in: Africa Fiction

Greece’s public broadcaster: another death foretold

The sudden closure of ERT after over 60 years is another indicator that the country is at risk of nihilism, writes Petros Diveris.

Filed in: Greece Media Politics

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