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Njideka Akunyili Crosby with her diptych painting Garden, Thriving, 2016. Credit: Graeme Robertson/The Guardian

The Nigerian artist who is exploding the myth of the ‘authentic African experience’

Njideka Akunyili Crosby is walking around the Victoria Miro gallery in east London, calmly examining her paintings.

Afrobeat king Tony Allen. Credit: cnn.com

"I still want to play something impossible": Afrobeat king Tony Allen (Photos)

“The first thing he asked was ‘Are you the one who said that you are the best drummer in this country?’ I laughed and told him, ‘I never said so.’ He asked me if I could play jazz and I said yes. He asked me if I could take solos and I said yes again.”

Yale School of Management will host this year's Africa Business Practicum next month

Yale School of Management will host this year's Africa Business Practicum next month (Photos)

The Africa Business Practicum (ABP) is the 2nd annual Africa-focused symposium hosted by the Yale School of Management’s Africa Business and Society Club. The event will be held in New Haven, Connecticut on Saturday November 7th, 2015.

Business men in a cigar club in Lagos, Nigeria

Africa's First City: Lagos, Nigeria

When he was 15 years old, David Adeoti worked in an Internet café in blue-collar Satellite Town, where it was almost possible to see the gleaming towers of Lagos Island less than ten miles to the east.

Mteto Nyati, Chief Enterprise Officer, MTN

MTN appoints former Microsoft South Africa MD Mteto Nyati as new Group Chief Enterprise Officer

MTN has appointed former Microsoft South Africa MD Mteto Nyati as its new group chief enterprise officer. The appointment is effective 1 October.

Nadine Gordimer

South African anti-apartheid writer Nadine Gordimer dies at age 90

The Nobel laureate and South African author Nadine Gordimer has passed away, according to her family.