18 African Players to Watch at the 2017 NCAA March Madness Tournament
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.
Take a Psychedelic Tour of Guinea in Témé Tan’s New Music Video
Congolese-Belgian musician Témé Tan shares the psychedelic music video for “Ça Va Pas La Tête,” shot in Conakry, Guinea.
Ballet & Ndombolo: Baloji’s Beautiful Kinshasa Dance
Baloji and dancer Jolie Ngemi bring their hypnotizing, Kinshaha-born dance to Fondation Cartier’s “Congo Kitoko” exhibition in this new Okayafrica TV video.
Get Familiar With the Experimental Folk Sound of Dear Denizen
Congolese-Canadian singer Ngabonziza Kiroko’s and his band Dear Denizen share a new, genre-bending EP, “Now Here.”…
Tips for American Journalists from African Journalists
African journalists give their American colleagues tips on how to operate under vindictive regimes.
BBC African Footballer of the Year 2016 Nominees Revealed
Meet the nominees for the BBC African Footballer of the Year award 2016.
5 Extraordinary Artworks at the Joburg Art Fair
You Can Always Count on Adichie to Keep it 100 About the World’s Refugee Crisis
Watch the Americanah’ and ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ author address the United Nations for World Humanitarian day in NYC.
Koffi Olomide Could Face Jail Time for Assault & Battery of His Dancer
Police showed up at the 60-year-old Congolese Rumba star’s residence in Kinshasa, DRC to arrest him for an alleged assault at the Nairobi airport Tuesday morning.
5 African Artists We Would Nominate for an Ubuntu Award
The Ubuntu Award shortlist goes up July 18th. Make sure and go vote for the person who best exemplifies the values of ubuntu.
Delusional White Woman Louise Linton Draws Ire of African Twitter for Egregious “Zambian Memoir”
Louise Linton’s “How my dream gap year in Africa turned into a nightmare” is the dumbest, most egregious piece of writing on Africa of the 21st century.
London’s October Gallery Presents Congolese Visual Artist Eddy Kamuanga Ilunga’s First UK Solo Exhibition
The 25-year-old creative centers his series on the plight of the Mangbetu people of the Democratic Republic of Congo.