All articles in 'Culture and Arts'


Gender Battles and Etiquette

The battle between women and men is none that will likely end anytime soon

28th November 2017
King Shaka ka Senzangakhona : A Celebration of th...

There is a saying that those who don’t remember the past are condemned to repeat the mistakes of the...

3rd October 2017
King Sekhukhune 1 : A Tribute

We are united by a Constitution. It is a Constitution that recognises the institution of traditional...

29th August 2017
Bride Price in Africa: The Debate Rages

In 2001, Uganda held a referendum on whether a bride price should be a non-refundable gift.

30th May 2017
The Role of Media in Development

The exercise of editorial power must be tempered with restraint, responsibility, good taste and a ve...

5th June 2016
The Oromo Irreecha Festival Revisited and Reinterp...

The current Ethiopian regime permits the Oromo to carry symbolic artefacts in parades, but does not...

3rd October 2016
IREN Celebrates Culture (Picture Story)

Some guests at the main dais     Bull Fighting     Enterpr...

11th January 2016
Church, State and National Development

Many have missed altogether the co-relationship between God’s Law (God’s Word) and the constitution...

10th June 2016
IREN Celebrates Culture (Pictures)

Some guests at the main dais     Bull Fighting     Enterpr...

3rd January 2016
IREN Celebrates Culture (Picture Story)

Some guests at the main dais     Bull Fighting     Enterpr...

18th January 2016
Tenets of the African Culture

Communal Bonds are strengthened and revitalized only when those to whom the people look up for guida...

9th February 2015
Uganda: Marriage and Divorce Bill a Tough Call

This bill touches the nerve center of Uganda's cultural, societal, traditional and religious norms.

25th March 2013
Role of Arts and Culture in Eastern Africa Integ...

Our collective mission should be to work towards a culturally integrated East Africa whose overridin...

26th February 2013
The Happy Spring Festival, Embrace China Cultural...

On February 16, 2013, H. E. Liu Guangyuan, Chinese Ambassador to Kenya, and his wife Mdm. Peng Yuyin...

19th February 2013
International Intellectual Property as Modern Impe...

What the internatinalization of intellectual property implies is that there is only one way to parti...

30th November 2015
IREN Celebrates Culture (Pictures)

Some guests at the main dais     Bull Fighting     Enter...

28th December 2015
Ilorin: A Historical Perspective

I hope this will be of some help to research on Islamic Scholarship in Ilorin and Nigeria as whole.

5th May 2014
Africa Needs a Cultural Renaissance

Burundian cultural danceCulture is said to be the way of life, and it covers the arts, p...

14th January 2014
IREN Celebrates Culture (Picture Story)

Some guests at the main dais     Bull Fighting     Enterpris...

22nd December 2015
Africa Should Tap Into Its Culture

How then can we protect culture when culture is not defined? How can you defend a territory that has...

23rd September 2014
Africa and the Coat Culture

After 50 years of our flag independence, African leaders still borrow money to buy more coats and su...

8th April 2013
The 9th IREN Bukura Cultural Day in Pictures

The Inter Region Economic Network (IREN) held The 9th IREN Bukura Cultural Day on 28th December 2013...

20th January 2014
Claiming America to Claim You

Living a life of illusion and believing that it’s better on the other makes most Nigerians in US to...

14th April 2014
Language and Culture

As a person who lived in a colonized country and was active in the liberation struggle,...

1st October 2013
The 9th IREN Bukura Cultural Day in Pictures

The Inter Region Economic Network (IREN) held The 9th IREN Bukura Cultural Day on 28th December 2013...

14th January 2014
Cultural Footprint: How Does Africa Fare?

What impact does Africa and African people generally have on the wider world? What value does Africa...

28th January 2014
World Festival of Black Arts in Senegal

For the third time in 50 years, an unprecedented gathering of black artists, writers, fi...

7th December 2010
Cry, Our Beloved African Culture!

We must keep the tenets that form the basis of our upbringing but only accommodate foreign culture w...

15th November 2010
A Revival of African Creative and Cultural Industr...

West Africa's premier cinema, arts and cultural fund offers half a million shares to the public

1st November 2010
Lake Turkana Festival 2012 in Pictures

  A woman milks a goat in Elmolo village Photo: The African Executive    ...

29th May 2012
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The 15th IREN Africa Resource...