The widely spoken East African language has also been adopted in schools this academic year.
From stew filled ice cream buckets to using the onion sack as a sponge, African Twitter is back at it…
Remember that show-stopping look that Nyong’o made sure you knew was inspired by the African continent and Nina Simone?
Amid rumors that Asamoah Gyan is joining Reading FC, new photos of his football pitch for Accra Academy emerge.
Ebisa Ejigu of Toronto gestured in solidarity with the Oromo people as he won the SSQ Quebec City Marathon Sunday.
Young black women are protesting against racist hair policies at Pretoria High School for Girls in South Africa’s administrative capital.
Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah’s gritty gang drama 'Black' just earned them a fast pass to Hollywood.
The 11th Annual Nigeria Entertainment Awards touches down in NYC September 4th at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center.
Watch the Americanah' and 'Half of a Yellow Sun' author address the United Nations for World Humanitarian day in NYC.
The first trailer for the film, starring David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike, is here.
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.
Bob Marley In Africa
A brief history of Bob Marley’s time in Africa.
Public Enemy Salute All 54 African Countries In The Video For ‘Mine Again’
Public Enemy reconnects with Africa in their new music video for "Mine Again," which features shout-outs to the entire continent.
Gabonese Beatmaker Engone Endong Blends Traditional Samples & Japanese Manga In ‘Okeng’
Stream producer Engone Endong's '#Okeng' beat tape, inspired by hip-hop, traditional Gabonese samples and Japanese manga comics.
Gabonese Producer Engone Endong’s Soccer Video For ‘HYPIN’
Montreal by way of Gabon producer Engone Endong shares the Côte d'Ivoire-shot video for "HYPIN," a track from 'Colored Dust (lite)' LP.
Michael Jackson In Africa
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Film: The Rhythm of My Life: Ismael Sankara
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Video: Rick Ross In South Africa
Follow Ricky Rozay to South Africa and Gabon on his tour with ‘Lil Wayne.
Heart of Dorkness: Two White Boys in the Congo
The NYT’s Nicholas Kristof mistakes a termite nest for a mushroom in the Congo.