The Stories You Need To Know: The Effects Of Xenophobia On South African Universities, Egypt’s Inflation Falls, And More
United States President Donald Trump pulled out of the Paris Agreement on climate change and more stories from the continent.
Mother Africa: 12 Iconic Women Who Have Shaped Our Culture
7 African Documentaries On Netflix That You Must Watch Right Now
The Stories You Need to Know
Get your daily fix of what’s hot on the continent and the diaspora.
‘Your Story Matters:’ Heidi Saman’s Blueprint to Making a Successful Debut Feature
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.
Watch Videos From Cairo’s Underground Music Festival, Masāfāt
The Masāfāt Festival was a four-day event in Cairo full of experimental music, panel talks, and film screenings.
Rami Malek to Win Even More Hearts as Freddie Mercury in the Queen Biopic
Egyptian-American ‘Mr. Robot’ star Rami Malek has been cast as Freddie Mercury in the Queen biopic.
Egyptian-American Rami Malek Wins Historic Emmy for Best Actor in a Drama Series
Mr. Robot’s Rami Malek is the first non-white actor to win the Emmys’ Best Actor in a Drama Series category in 18 years.
TIFF 2016: The Ultimate Guide to African Movies at the Toronto International Film Festival
20 African Athletes Who Made History at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games
African athletes thrilled and inspired us during the Rio 2016 games. We look back at our 20 favorite moments of the summer Olympics.
Egyptian Women’s Beach Volleyball Team Rock Hijab & Sleeved Uniforms on the Sand For First Time at the 2016 Rio Olympics
The end of regulation bikinis means team Egypt can play the sport on their own terms.
“The Queue” is a Dystopian Novel About Egypt After the Revolution
While Basma Abdel Aziz’s new work starts with a bullet to the gut it is also relevant to those of us stuck on hold with an insurance agent.