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 Hague Sentences Malian Extremist to 9 Years for Destruction of Timbuktu’s Cultural Sites in Historic Case
Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi plead guilty last month to aiding the destruction of Timbuktu’s historic mausoleums and mosques deemed UNESCO World Heritage sites in 2012.
Here Are 7 Must-See Sites to Visit Now That Benin is Visa-Free for Africans
Put that new red and gold passport to use by visiting these seven destinations in Benin.
The Heroic Story of Dahomey Kingdom’s Fierce ‘Amazons’ Is Coming to TV
‘NCIS’ producer Charles F. Johnson is developing the incredible story of Dahomey Kingdom’s women warriors for a made-for-TV series.
Beninese Artist Meschac Gaba Transforms Holland’s Architecture Into Towering Colorful Wigs
Gaba’s artwork previously exhibited at The Studio Museum in Harlem, NY, Cape Town, London and Paris.
Keeping Ancient Rock Art Alive Across Africa
‘Abidjan In Motion’ Captures Côte d’Ivoire’s Capital In Beautiful Time-Lapse
Beninese Icon Angélique Kidjo Wins Third Career Grammy Award
Livestream Angélique Kidjo’s Austin City Limits Performance [10/17 @ 8pm CST/9pm EST]
Angélique Kidjo Lit Up The United Nations General Assembly
Public Enemy Salute All 54 African Countries In The Video For ‘Mine Again’
Cool Girls & Fashion: Montreal Creative Tatiana Poblah’s Style Illustrations