15 May 2022

Netflix: The seven-part series “Young Famous & African subverts the media stereotype of the continent. Featuring private jets, shiny luxury cars and elaborate costumes” – it sounds very much like a long version of all those boring music videos that show exactly that: the luxury of the stars. The article is based on a BBC interview with Peace Hyde, the British-Ghanaian creator of this first African reality TV series.

14 May 2022

Kenya/Turkana: Four seasons of failed rain are causing a drought in East Africa that threatens the very survival of up to 20 million. The north-westernmost part of Kenya, Turkana, is particularly hard hit. The BBC reports.