The Stories You Need To Know: South Africa’s Social Media Boycott Fails, South Sudan No Longer In Famine, And More
#SocialMediaBlackOut ironically trends in South Africa, and more stories from the continent.
The Stories You Need To Know: South Africans To Go On #SocailMediaBlackOut, Luanda The Most Expensive City To Live In For Expats, And More
In an attempt to lobby network providers to decrease data costs, South Africans are set to boycott social media today.
Stories You Need to Know Now: Morocco Cracks Down on Protests, Presidential Health Scares and New Ebola Vaccine
Stay on top of the news coming from the continent.
Mother Africa: 12 Iconic Women Who Have Shaped Our Culture
6 Top African Artists on What’s Behind Their New Work
These African and diaspora art stars give us the story behind the works they showed at 1:54 Contemporary Art Fair.
A Film About Japan’s First Black Samurai Is Currently In Development
Lionsgate is developing a new action-drama film based on the story of Yasuke, the first black samurai.
OkayAfrica’s 100 Women
OkayAfrica’s 100 Women is our first annual look at the women making an impact on the African continent and in the diaspora. From the biggest names in culture to young up-and-comers, we’ve got ’em.
The Artist Son of Angola’s President Talks Style and Censorship in Today’s Angola
We spoke to Coréon Dú AKA José Eduardo Paulino dos Santos, the director of Bangalogia, a look at the origins of Angolan style and swagger.
Angolan Awakening: Ikonoklasta Doubles Down in his Fight for Change
The controversial Angolan rapper Ikonoklasta AKA Luaty Beirão looks ahead to a revolutionary life after prison.
Tips for American Journalists from African Journalists
African journalists give their American colleagues tips on how to operate under vindictive regimes.
16 Articles To Help You Wrap Your Head Around Fidel Castro’s Complex Legacy
These 16 articles will get you started on understanding the complex perspectives surrounding Fidel Castro’s legacy.
This Angolan Singer Is Recreating Classic Semba Songs With a Twist
Toty Sa’Med wants to introduce a new generation to the classic sounds of semba—the prototypical genre at the heart of modern Angolan music.
These 3 Models With Short Afros Will Walk in This Year’s Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show
This is for every black girl who wondered why they didn’t see girls with short hair like theirs on TV.