Afri-cans is a platform working to celebrate, spread & uplift the graffiti, public art & culture in Africa and beyond.
Creating beautiful spaces with opportunities for street art officially limited in African cities, we aim to positively increase awareness and positive attitudes to this very accessible and collaborative art form.

This is a volunteer collaboration and we are looking for creatives interested in writing about contemporary art, fashion, music, and performance art.

We are happy to collaborate with people from all over the world, from different backgrounds not limited to the artistic field. If you like the idea to work with us please link a sample of your writing while submitting.

Thank you for your interest,

The Afri-cans Team.

November 30th, 2020

When you think of Rwanda or Uganda, you first think of the tourist classics, such as animals and landscapes. But what is just as typical for the countries are Boda Boda trips and the art scene. In this comparison, I’ll show you what the two beauties of East Africa have up their sleeves. Rwanda or Uganda, which travel destination captures your heart?

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Facilitated by: Sparrow Uganda

Artists: Fatumah Hussein, Rachkara Phillip

Producer: Ian Nnyanzi


Timeline: 10th – 14th August 2020

THEME: “Listen, Think, Act”

As the world was adapting to a new normal, so was GLI. The 2020 virtual youth summit showed us that we don’t have to be in the same room to change the world collectively.
The 2020 participants translated listen.think.act into Art, forming this mural.
Participants were from Uganda, Rwanda, and USA.

Ugandan artist, Sparrow, led students through a workshop to brainstorm a design that embodies Listen. Think. Act. for an art mural that he and his team will bring to life in Kabale, Uganda.

Mural Space

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