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Afrographique: Using 'Visual Literacy' to Chart Africa


Data analysis just got a lot more colorful. Art Director Ivan Colic has developed "Afrographique,"a great blog dedicated to coupling imaginative design with information. The concept for his site is based on something Colic calls "visual literacy," which basically means turning complicated numbers into rad graphics about the African continent. For examples, "Africa's Top Ten Websites" infographic (above - where is Okayafrica.com?), and "South African Soccer Club Colors" (below).

We like Colic's work because it speaks to the changing global perception of Africa. He explains Afrographique at a TEDx talk in Stellenbosch, South Africa here.

 

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Here is the Performance Lineup for the 2021 MTV Africa Music Awards Kampala

The 2021 MTV Africa Music Awards has announced their exciting performance lineup featuring Nasty C, Wizkid, Diamond Platnumz and more.

The 2021 MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs) has released the highly-anticipated performance lineup ahead of the virtual award show's premiere in Uganda. South African rapper Nasty C will reportedly return to the stage after his last performance in 2016. This year's lineup is sure to keep music fans glued to their screens and dancing along. Nigerian megastar Wizkid, Sheebah Karungi, Diamond Platnumz, Khaligraph Jones, Suspect 95, Soraia Ramos, Calema are all slated to perform.

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South African Apartheid Film 'Lakutshon' Ilanga' Set for French Premiere

South African Apartheid film 'Lakutshon' Ilanga' has been selected to show at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival in France.