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African Actors: Changing the narrative

by Peace Osemwengie Pearl Thusi Born Sithembile Xola Pearl Thusi on the 13th of May 1988, Thusi has done her native country of South Africa proud. Thusi is best known for her portrayal of Patricia Kopong in the BBC/HBO comedy-drama series, The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, Dayana Mampari in Quantico, and Samkelo in the romantic …

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Africans in diaspora

Africans In Diaspora: Are They The Same As Us?

Of Greek origin, the term ‘diaspora’ translates to ‘scattering’ or ‘dispersal.’ The African diaspora may therefore be used to encapsulate people of African ancestry dispersed or scattered from their home continent to other parts of the world either through forced removal or voluntary migration, and the progeny of the dispersed born in their new places of settlement. In essence, the African diaspora is made up of the offspring of those who were forcefully removed from their home and taken to other places as slaves centuries ago – historical diaspora – and those who have migrated from Africa in search of better opportunities – contemporary or new diaspora.

black history month

October: Black History Month

TVO TRIBE presents an open call for articles, poems, personal accounts, photos, etc on the community’s theme for October;
Black History – Present, Past, and Future.

This is to celebrate our Black Heritage and highlight our evolution. All contributors are therefore required to submit works that relate to this theme.

Submit to:
Deadline: 25th October 2020.
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Four African Authors You Didn’t Know Were Imprisoned For Activism

Africa has come a long way from escaping the shackles of her colonial masters. Yet she seems to have found it difficult to escape the harrowing clutches of corruption, nepotism, and blatant disregard for the rule of law. This abnormality may have been overlooked, and indeed may have become normal if not for the efforts …

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