Jessica O. Matthews is the Tech Maven Bringing Renewable Energy to Nigeria and Beyond
Afropreneurs: These Fly Beanies & Hats Help Protect Your Hair In Style
Meet Grace Eleyae—the force behind Satin-Lines Caps who wants to empower women of color to look and feel beautiful.
Afropreneurs: Meet the Home Décor Company Fusing Brooklyn Cool with Afro-Chic
Okayafrica catches up with Ugandan-American interior stylist, Nasozi Kakembo, on her home décor company, xNasozi.
African Art Fairs Like 1:54 Are Transcending Boundaries
Fairs like 1:54 challenge society to pursue a wider definition of “Africa” that embraces and frees the continent from its historical baggage…
Afropreneurs: How These Coworking Spaces Navigate Ghana’s Startup Ecosystem
The growth of Ghana’s startup community and expansion of resources signals that the Black Stars are on the rise.
Jammeh’s Departure Isn’t a True Victory for Gambians and ECOWAS Without Justice
An op-ed on how Yahya Jammeh’s departure shows ECOWAS’ urgent need to take a stance of justice for future crises in West Africa.
Afropreneurs: Meet the Company Bringing the Best of Drone Technology to Ghana
Aeroshutter is a creative drone agency that hopes to contribute to Ghana’s economy and future.
Afropreneurs: This New At-Home Salon Service Amplifies the Gift of Having Black Hair
Okayafrica learns how Yeluchi by Un-ruly fills the much needed gap of bringing the salon experience to the homes of black women.
Afropreneurs: This Company Is Introducing Ethiopia to the Ease of Food Delivery
We speak to the founder of Deliver Addis on the challenges the company has faced as Ethiopia’s first food delivery service.
Afropreneurs: This Company Is Bringing Luxury African Fashion Under One Roof Online
Meet the brain behind ONYCHEK—an ecommerce company using African fashion to foster job creation and culture preservation through fashion.
On The Gambia’s Long for Change: The World Must Stand with Freedom by Any Means Necessary
OkayAfrica contributor Akinyi Ochieng pens why enough is enough regarding The Gambia’s need to progress from tyranny.
Afropreneurs: The College Student Running a Luxury Jewelry Brand From His Dormroom
Okayafrica speaks to Jameel Mohammed of KHIRY— a brand is that takes a stand and embraces its roots in black aesthetics.