Renowned designer Jo Walker’s selection to swathe the Nigerian novelist Adichie’s canon in African wax print is banal and inauthentic.
Fans suspect the Mavin first lady of joining the infamous Bavarian cult.
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Developments within Zimbabwe's ruling party as Robert Mugabe dismisses the war veterans' grievances and threatens to punish the so-called traitors.
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While much of the world celebrated the first LGBT couple in a Nickelodeon cartoon, Viacom Africa censored the gay dads…
Police showed up at the 60-year-old Congolese Rumba star's residence in Kinshasa, DRC to arrest him for an alleged assault…
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Why Are Oromo Refugees Getting Sent Back to Ethiopia?
Oromos in Kenya claim refugees are being sent back to Ethiopia where they are subject to persecution.
Roaring Abyss: A Documentary Chronicling The Diverse And Ancient Sounds Of Ethiopia
This film presents sounds you may not have heard before in Ethiopia.
Respect Your Elders: Fleeing Political Violence In Ethiopia Circa The 1970s
Our contributing writer, Abel Shifferaw, learns more about an old photo of his uncle and mother in 1970s Ethiopia.
How Armenian Genocide Orphans Sparked A Revolution In Ethiopian Music
"Tezeta (The Ethiopian Armenians)" is a new documentary about the Armenian influence on modern Ethiopian music.
14 Mind-Blowing Images From Aida Muluneh’s Solo Exhibition
Ethiopian photographer Aida Muluneh's 'The World is 9' is now on view at David Krut Projects NYC.
Photographing The Streets Of Addis
Ethiopian photographer Girma Berta takes us inside his ongoing Instagram project.
Cinema Africa: Ethiopian Legend Haile Gerima On His Civil Rights Masterpiece, ‘Ashes And Embers’
Legendary Ethiopian filmmaker Haile Gerima sits down with Okayafrica to talk the re-release of his 1982 film 'Ashes and Embers.'...
Debo Band Reimagine Vintage Ethiopian Sounds Through Funk & Soul In ‘Ere Gobez’
'Ere Gobez,' is an experimental mash-up of 1970s & 80s Ethiopian sounds from Debo Band.
African Artists Take Over NYC: Okayafrica’s Guide To Armory Weekend
It’s a big weekend for African artists in New York City. Here’s everything you should know to get you through Armory Week.
‘Zelalem,’ An EP & Vintage Ethiopian Folk Mixtape From Producer Mikael Seifu
Ethiopian beatmaker Mikael Seifu shares his new EP 'Zelalem' and a 50-minute vintage Ethiopian folk mixtape.
Ethiopian R&B Singer Mélat’s Dreamlike Video For ‘Twenty Ten’
Ethiopian R&B singer Mélat shares the music video for "Twenty Ten," off her latest EP 'It Happens So Fast,' produced by Pha the Phenom.
Cinema Africa: Miguel Llansó On Directing Ethiopia’s Post-Apocalyptic Sci-fi Film, ‘Crumbs’
Okayafrica sits down with Miguel Llanso, the director of the Ethiopian post-apocalyptic sci-fi film, 'Crumbs.'...
Everyday Photos From The Horn Of Africa
Somali artist Mustafa Saeed on how smartphones and Instagram are being used to challenge a single-narrative of the Horn of Africa.