South Africa

An Oyster’s Journey

Not too long ago, I was on a media junket run by the Hong Kong government....

Zimbabwe

The Great Hope

A Zimbabwean expat ponders her country's momentous election

Just under a year ago, a series of previously unimaginable events occurred in Zimbabwe. The Robert...

Uganda

It’s Ugawood!

Inside the nascent Ugandan action film industry

Staying off social media is one of my hardest disciplines, but a particular Facebook post—a video...

Nigeria

In Love with Nigeria

Beauty in the eye of the beholder in Africa's most populous country

Corrupt politicians, police brutality, rigged elections—there are just too many ways America outdoes Nigeria. One area...

Morocco

K-pop in Morocco

BTS has catapulted Korean pop into some unlikely places

Not long ago, a Chinese man who lives in Dubai told me about a survey conducted by...

Egypt

A Tourist in @DowntownCairo

Virtual travel in the age of Instagram

My thumb hovered mid-scroll, as the ethereal shape of a dancer floated upwards on the screen....

Africa

Dancing the Diaspora

How West African spiritual practices withstood colonialism

You are invited to take a walk, or rather to dance through the African diaspora. The...
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