Sampha, Stormzy, J Hus and More Nominated For This Year’s Mercury Prize
Here’s the full list of this year’s Mercury Prize nominees.
Talented British-Gambian Photographer Khadija Saye Was Among the Victims of the Grenfell Tower Fire
This video chronicles the flourishing career of Khadija Saye, a 24-year-old photographer who died in the Grenfell Tower Fire.
Diaspora Eats: 10 of the Best African Restaurants in London
An Evening With Philip Glass and Gambian Kora Master Foday Musa Suso
Internationally renowned composer Philip Glass and master kora player Foday Musa Suso’s dramatic and style-shifting NYC concert.
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.
Jammeh’s Departure Isn’t a True Victory for Gambians and ECOWAS Without Justice
An op-ed on how Yahya Jammeh’s departure shows ECOWAS’ urgent need to take a stance of justice for future crises in West Africa.
On The Gambia’s Long for Change: The World Must Stand with Freedom by Any Means Necessary
OkayAfrica contributor Akinyi Ochieng pens why enough is enough regarding The Gambia’s need to progress from tyranny.
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh Concedes Election Sending Gambians into the Streets to Celebrate
Gambian President Yahyah Jammeh has shocked many by saying he will concede to his rival Adama Barrow in yesterday’s election.
Meet the African Duo Behind the Tumblr Blog-Turned Lifestyle Brand, Places+Faces
Okayafrica speaks with Solomon Boyede of Places+Faces on his inspirations, living in Nigeria and his favorite travels this year.
Filmmaker Rokhaya Diallo’s French Take on American Civil Rights
French filmmaker and journalist Rokhaya Diallo is set to screen her film, ‘Steps to Liberty’ at the March on Washington Film Festival today.
The Most Powerful Online Reactions to the ‘Roots’ Reboot Premiere
History Channel’s ‘Roots’ remake debuted, stirring a range of reactions from sadness, rage and pride similarly to its 1977 predecessor.
Actress Anika Noni Rose Talks the Glory of African Civilization & Importance of Countering Revisionist History in ‘Roots’ Remake