Aaron is Okayafrica's managing editor. His writing about African politics and international affairs can be found in publications like The Nation, Al Jazeera America and the Globe and Mail, among others. Before posting up in Okayafrica's Brooklyn offices, he worked as an editor in places as far flung as Vancouver, Canada; Lusaka, Zambia; Monrovia, Liberia and Midtown Manhattan.
Behind the Scenes at Sauti Sol’s New York Concert
We went backstage with East Africa’s favorite pop-group, Sauti Sol and their openers Jojo Abot and Vanessa Mdee. Check out our photos.
Review: The Queen of Katwe Transcends the Disney Africa Movie
Lupita Nyong’o, David Oyelowo, a deft director and a handful of amazing child actors make Queen of Katwe a film worth seeing.
One Africa Fest Livestream: Presented by Tidal x Okayafrica
We’ve partnered with TIDAL to livestream the star-studded One Africa Music Fest featuring Wizkid, Tiwa Savage and so many more.
Ibeyi, Laolu Senbanjo, Warsan Shire Featured In Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’
Remembering Malick Sidibé
For the Love of It—Nigerian Photographer Andrew Esiebo on How Football Unites Nigeria
The award winning documentary photographer discusses his series ‘For the Love of It’ and explains why only the Super Eagles can unite Nigeria.
Meet The Space-Disco Pioneer Who Just Stole Gabon’s Presidential Elections
Guest Appearances on Drake’s Views: An Exercise In Rampant Speculation
Nigeria’s Chagoury Group Named In Latest Panama Papers Revelation
Columbus Day Must Fall
In which we do a close read of the Wall Street Journal’s moronic Columbus Day op-ed.
Ayo Jay’s New Video for ‘Your Number’ Is an Intertextual Masterpiece
Its original release dates back to 2013, three years before America was ready for the melange of Caribbean and African sounds that crowd the charts today.
‘Put Some Respeck On It’ T-Shirts Now Available In The Okayplayer Shop