As singer-songwriter, Bukola ‘Asa’ Elemide, 31, gets ready to release her third album, Bed Of Stone, one of Nigeria’s most famous musical exports tells Wings why things are different this time around…
Words Belinda Otas
The Beats Go On
The 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards celebrates the unstoppable rise of contemporary urban music from the continent…
Words Helen Jennings Photography Chris Saunders
Beyond The Bling
Oud-scented historic walkways, abra rides on Dubai creek, backstreet bars and bargain eats – there’s more to Dubai than skyscrapers. Gabriela Maj offers an insider’s look at the history, attractions and at what’s happening around town in the coming months.
Words Gabriela Maj Photography Gabriela Maj & Definitely Dubai
A new wave of young photographers are weaving a visual identity for South Africa, just by focusing their collective lens on the vibrant scenes they capture around them. Meet the next generation of South African image makers.
Words Nana Ocran
West Side Story
West Africa offers breathtaking beaches, dense forests rich in bird-life, fabulous modern and traditional art, music and dance.
Red carpet frocks, jolly knitwear and architectural silhouettes — The insider’s guide to shopping ’til you drop in Johannesburg.
Words Helen Jennings
Clandestine cocktails, brunch with Andy Warhol (sort of) and bone-warming ramen — A foodie report on the most exciting bars, restaurants and cooking schools in the culinary cities of New York and London.
Words Rocky Casale
When October 25–November 26
Launched in 2010, Nigeria's first festival of photography has never failed to impress with its roll call of game-changing photographers, workshops and events. The festival's popularity is testament to the diversity of people and stories coming from all over Africa, from dusty rural towns to the gleaming glass offices, noise and traffic of Lagos.
The month-long festival programme is packed with events, from the exhibition itself to ...
The Language Of Colour
Becoming more aware of and receptive to the colour that surrounds us benefits our happiness, well being and lots more besides.
Words Caroline Shola Arewa