Archive | October 22, 2014

Namvula Review – half Scottish, half Zambian Newcomer is a True Original

The Forge, London Showcasing her new album, Namvula performed an adventurous and impressive set that blended African styles with jazz Namvula Rennie is a singer-songwriter whose attractively cool, unusual songs reflect her interesting history. Born in Zambia to a Zambian mother and Scottish father, she has lived in Switzerland, Kenya, the US and now London, […]

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Film Africa 2014 Unveils Strong Lineup Set to Impress Londoners

To all readers up in London… highlights include several films previously covered on the blog, like “Timbuktu,” “Soleils,” “National Diploma,” “The Supreme Price,” and more, as well as films new to us, like Sergio Graciano’s “Njinga, Queen of Angola,” Rachel Samuel’s “Asni: Courage, Passion & Glamour in Ethiopia,” and others. Also of note is a celebration of Algeria’s 60th […]

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