An African lady enters a building through the automatic glass door of the main entrance. On her way to the elevators, the male receptionist called from his seat behind the desk in elevated tone, “Hey, stop”.
The mainstream media classify sixty percent of AfD voters as protest voters. The classification as “protest voters” is explained with the main reason these voters give for voting for the far-right political party AfD (Alternative für Deutschland); they are disappointed with the political decisions or performance of the parties in power.
Courage could create opportunities. In 2005, a Nigerian artist based in Germany, decided to organize a workshop in Nigeria and exhibit his works. The workshop was not only successful but paved way for a competition sponsored by the Goethe-Institut Lagos. Two students at the Yaba College of Technology won the 1st and 2nd prizes of the competition, which offered them the
The growing popularity of Black music is unstoppable. New Black artists are expanding the scope of the Black music genre by mixing elements of various music styles with beautiful lyrics. One of these new generations of artists is Triston Brewer, an African-American who left the US for Europe and now resides in Berlin . AFRITOPIC had an interesting chat with Triston in Berlin.
The Black community in Germany is growing and so is the number of highly qualified African descendants actively participating in shaping the future of the black community within and outside of Germany. One of these skilled, dynamic Africans is Adetoun Adebisi. The following portrait is the result of an interview Afritopic conducted with Adetoun.
The Information Technology sector is no more a domain reserved for men alone. This is very true particularly in the industrialized countries. In these countries, women have been working and demonstrating their expertise in various technological sectors. Comparing the industrialized nations to developing countries in Africa, the media talk of the technology/digital divide. But Africans, despite all the difficulties facing the continent, are not ready to loose the race.