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The Top 10 African Cultural Moments of 2023 

Although the 2023 news cycle in Africa can best be described as a rollercoaster of thrills and chills, it was a banner year for African culture. With a series of firsts, African creatives and sports stars rose to new heights, winning all manner of accolades and attracting global attention. South Africa became the first country to win the Rugby World Cup four times. Brooklyn Museum brought the Africa Fashion Exhibition to New York City, UNESCO officially crowned Senegal as the birthplace of jollof rice and we celebrated a 100 years of Ousmane Sembene.