Alyssa Klein studied at Lehigh University and the University of Cape Town.
Meet the Queer South African Feminist & Disability Rights Activist Taking Oxford By Storm
25-year-old South African Eddie Ndopu has become the first African with a disability accepted to the University of Oxford.
Artist and Perpetrator: Are South Africa’s Arts Promoting Rape Culture?
Arts’ role in perpetuating a culture of gender-based violence had many on edge at the 37th Durban International Film Festival.
Watch Yasiin Bey Perform a New Song with BADBADNOTGOOD Live in Cape Town
Yasiin Bey fka Mos Def reveals footage from his surprise performance with BADBADNOTGOOD at the Cape Town International Jazz Festival.
uSanele Shares His Debut Music Video, ‘Amabhodlela,’ Featuring Mashayabhuqe KaMamba
South African music video vet Director Kit on the making of uSanele's "Amabhodlela" visuals featuring Mashayabhuqe KaMamba.
Darkstar on Bringing Their ‘Foam Island’ Social Experiment to South Africa
Okayafrica sits down with Darkstar during the UK production duo's recent trip to South Africa.
Meet the Young South Africans Making Post-Breakup Fashion & Beats
South African fashion designer Nokana “Dodo” Mojapelo and producer Hakim Malema's 'Booty Call' is a sensitive trap album about heartbreak.
South African Writer Lidudumalingani Wins 2016 Caine Prize for African Writing
The 2016 Caine Prize for African Writing goes to South African writer Lidudumalingani for his mental health short story, "Memories We Lost"...
Black Coffee on His New Album, South Africa at the BET Awards & the Meaning of 1976
Black Coffee is representing South Africa at this weekend’s BET Awards in Los Angeles.
Cinema Africa: John Barker on the South African Political Satire ‘Wonder Boy for President’
South African director John Barker in conversation following the world premiere of Wonder Boy for President at the Durban International Film Festival...
Cinema Africa: ‘The Unseen’ Filmmaker Perivi Katjavivi on Exploring Postcolonial Identities in Namibia
Perivi Katjavivi’s feature film debut is a collection of philosophical musings on what it means to be alive in post-colonial Namibia.
Mashayabhuqe KaMamba Needs a Grammy: The Digital Maskandi Star Talks His New Song, ‘Sun City Flow’
Digital Maskandi star Mashayabhuqe KaMamba takes us inside his new song, “Sun City Flow.”...
Spoek Mathambo’s Brilliant Pegasus Warning Rework Resurfaces with Gorgeous Dance Video
Spoek Mathambo, DJ Spoko and DJ Mujava’s "The Mountain" is the first release off Spoek's new project, The Mzansi Beat Code.
Cinema Africa: The ‘Lost Tongue’ Filmmakers on Rescuing a Southern African Language From Extinction
Davison Mudzingwa & Themba Vilakazi of the South African documentary Lost Tongue in conversation at the Durban International Film Festival.