The 13th edition of the 2016 African Film Festival launches May 26 between Morocco and Spain.
Nigerian entrepreneur Taofick Okoya is bringing his "Queens of Africa" doll line to the U.S.
Listen to Bacardi House founder DJ Spoko’s new album, 'BACARDIXVILP'...
Recording live from Cape Town, Yasiin Bey & Ferrari Sheppard share "Tall Sleeves" under their Dec. 99th moniker.
The Nigerian chef brings his food series to Austin, Saturday and Boston, Wednesday.
Black Coffee, AKA, Cassper Nyovest nominated for the BET Awards’ controversial ‘Best International Act: Africa’ category.
Novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received an honorary doctorate from Johns Hopkins University.
Winnie Odinga's pointed rebuttal to those denigrating the IEBC protestors.
After being falsely detained as a terrorist, a Kenyan photographer goes missing.
Haiti won't be in the African Union.
Former CIA Spy Admits To Role In Nelson Mandela’s 1962 Capture
Former American spy reveals his role in Mandela’s capture.
Watch James Brown’s Powerful 1974 Concert In Kinshasa
Footage from James Brown's concert in Kinshasa for Zaire 74, a three-day festival organized by Hugh Masekela and Stewart Levine.
Watch 1987’s ‘La Vie Est Belle’ Starring The Late Papa Wemba
Papa Wemba starred in the hit film that tells the story of a struggling musician who tries to make it big in Kinshasa.
Remembering Papa Wemba: Style Icon And The King Of Congolese Rumba
Papa Wemba died while performing on stage this past Sunday in Abidjan.
Keeping Ancient Rock Art Alive Across Africa
There are an estimated one million ancient rock art sites on the African continent. These people want to document all of them.
Konono N°1 & Batida’s New Video Is A Hallucinatory Congotronics Party
Kinshasa-based band Konono N°1 and Angolan/Portuguese producer Batida share the music video for “Nlele Kalusimbiko.”...
Noirwaver: Petite Noir Takes New York City
We go behind-the-scenes with Petite Noir at his Brooklyn concert, the last American stop on the 'La Vie Est Belle/ Life Is Beautiful' tour.
This Video Looks At Congolese Sapeur Culture From A Whole New Perspective
Kinshasa rapper Alec Lomami takes a look at the positive and negative influences of sapeur culture in the DRC.
The African Leaders Named In The Panama Papers And Their Crimes
The biggest data leak in history reveals how global elites hide their money. These are the Africans mentioned so far.
Congotronics Meet Angolan Rhythms In Konono N°1 & Batida’s New Album
Kinshasa’s Grammy Award-winning Konono N°1 are joining forces with producer Batida for a new collaborative album.
Miles From Kinshasa Drops South London “Rumba-Pop” On ‘KAYA’
South London-based 'Rumba-Pop' musician Miles From Kinshasa returns with "KAYA."...
Coachella 2016: Black Coffee, Ibeyi, Young Fathers & Mbongwana Star Announced
Black Coffee, Ibeyi, Young Fathers and Mbongwana Star revealed on the 2016 Coachella lineup...
African Artists At London’s “1:54 Art Fair” Rethink Traditions
How do artists at London's 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair interpret African traditions and their role on the continent in 2015?