the africa report, February 2013

Photography: the next generation of Studio Sidibe

The black and white curtain – which became the backdrop to some of the most iconic photos to have emerged from Africa in the 20th century– is still draped across the same studio wall on a corner street in central Bamako. MORE


roads and kingdoms, december 2012

a small studio in Bamako

The studio was on the corner of a street that was part of a grid of similar streets, somewhere in the Bagadadji neighbourhood of central Bamako. MORE


The africa report, november 2012

Western Sahara: studio time for refugees

A new project to bring mobile recording studios to Saharawi refugee camps in Algeria aims to boost the music industry and give young musicians a voice. MORE


the africa report, october 2012

Mozambique: Avenidas to success

Famed for the Inspector Wallander novels, Henning Mankell's other passion is his role as artistic director at Mozambique's only theatre. MORE


the africa report, march 2012

Boxing: home of champions in inner-city Accra

The Bronx Boxing Club stands on a square of derelict land in Accra's seaside neighbourhood of Jamestown.  MORE


Arise magazine, spring 2009

We are the champions.

Senegalese fans gather in their thousands to watch rival bare-fisted wrestlers slug it out in the ring. MORE


british airways inflight magazine, october – november 2007

String theory

Although the tradition of hand building koras is dwindling, one artisan is keeping the tradition alive.

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Brussels Airline inflight magazine, September – october 2006

Fabricating for the future

Amid the ghostly figures of baobab trees in west Africa's semi-desert region of Diourbel, Rose Skelton gets to grips with one of senegal's most successful fashion houses.

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