At 91, Don King still longs for the spotlight. But it is shining elsewhere

The contrasting fortunes of the flamboyant promoter and his fellow boxing dealmaker,

Thomas Hauser

I swam down Ghana’s Volta River for 40 days to show the true cost of cheap clothes

Secondhand clothing waste from Europe is choking the waterways of the west

Yvette Yaa Konadu Tetteh

‘People thought they knew the story’: the rise and fall of Milli Vanilli

A revealing new documentary takes an inside look at the most infamous

Adrian Horton

Ama Ata Aidoo: the pioneering writer from Ghana left behind a string of feminist classics

Prolific author and former Ghanaian education minister Ama Ata Aidoo passed away on 31

Rose A. Sackeyfio

Why a Namibian artist records his music in the dark

Lazarus Shiimi, or Gazza as he’s more popularly known, is one of

DJ Edu

I don’t want anyone else to use rags for sanitary pads

Tamara Magwashu was bullied at school as her family was not rich

Gem O'Reilly

Venice Biennale: The woman behind the whirlwind festival

Lesley Lokko has spent the last two years planning the world's biggest

Pauline McLean

Obituary: Tina Turner

Rock’n’roll singer whose comeback after her turbulent early career made her one

Adam Sweeting

The mother who fled Shakahola forest to save her children

Salema Masha speaks softly, but her slender frame is animated by an

Barbara Plett-Usher

Janine van Wyk: a life of smashing down barriers in South Africa

Journey that started as her township team’s only white girl has taken

Humans of Africa