‘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.
The African Stars of European Football
Euro 2016 has entered the knockout rounds. These are the players of African descent at the highest level of European football.
5 Films to See at South Africa’s Encounters International Documentary Film Festival
Apologies Are Demanded after Egypt Minister Refers to Sub-Saharan African Delegates as “Dogs and Slaves”
Racially fueled drama unfolded at the UN Environment Assemby (UNEA-2) conference in Nairobi, Kenya Friday.
Hide Ya Writers, Reporters And Novelists, Egypt Arresting Everyone Out Here
The Sisi regime is cracking down on creative workers of all stripes.