Meet Ivorian Fashion Photographer Dadi—the Leading Voice of Young Abidjan Creatives
We catch up with Côte d’Ivoire’s Kouamé Aka Aboubakhr Thierry, also known as Dadi, on his photography work.
In Conversation with Ivorian Artist Laetitia Ky on Building Whimsical Hair Sculptures and Confidence
We catch up with Ivorian artist Laetitia Ky on her natural hair journey, Afrofuturism, building confidence and more.
36 African Teams Made It to the “First Global” Robotics Challenge In D.C.—Here’s How They’re Doing
The inaugural youth robotics competition, First Global Challenge, is taking place right now in Washington D.C. and these African teams are there to represent.
First Look: Awale Studio’s Handmade, Ivorian Summer Collection
Diaspora Eats: 7 African Restaurants in New York City That You Need to Try
The African News You Need to Know: Beer, Mutiny and Zambians at Cannes
Five stories you should be following if you care about what’s happening on the African continent.
6 Recent Times France Has Intervened in Africa
Here are six recent times that France has intervened on the African continent.
It’s Time to Talk About Rape Culture in Côte d’Ivoire
Sexual harassment is rife on the streets of Abidjan, observes Aude Konan, and we must speak out against a culture that enables it.
Loza Maléombho’s Designs Shape an Untold Narrative of the African Continent
We catch up with Loza Maléombho, Ivorian designer and honoree in OkayAfrica’s 100 Women list, on the importance of cultural heritage.
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.
Ikea Enlists Distinguished Group of African Creatives To Design Its New Collection
The Swedish retail store has commissioned a renowned group of African creatives to design its 2019 flagship collection.
Here Are 7 African Romance Films That Aren’t in English
These films depict beautiful, heartwarming African romances.
This East African Meets West African Love Story Will Have You in Tears
Even though his mother doesn’t approve, Lionel won’t let cultural differences tear him and his girlfriend, Mary, apart.