Michaela Coel Set to Star In Upcoming Feature-Length Musical ‘Been So Long’
The ‘Chewing Gum’ showrunner is the lead in a new London-set musical ‘Been So Long.’…
This Neurosurgeon Resident Just Made History at Johns Hopkins Medical School
Ghanaian medical student, Nancy Abu-Bonsrah, is Johns Hopkins’ first black, female neurosurgeon resident.
This Performance Artist Examines Gender Roles and Boundaries in ‘Rituals of Becoming’
Ghanaian-Togolese artist crazinisT artisT explores the politics of the bodies of gender non-conformists with his new peformance art in Ghana.
Karen Attiah Is the ‘Warrior of Diversity’ Channeling Journalism Into Activism
This Is What Mr Eazi’s New York City Concert Looked Like
In photos: Mr Eazi’s special Ghana at 60 concert at New York City’s Playstation Theater.
This Ghanaian Art Historian is Creating a 54-Volume Encyclopedia on African Culture
Nana Oforiatta-Ayim’s “Cultural Encyclopedia Project” will chronicle historical and contemporary art, music and literature from each African country.
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.
Bisa Kdei: 10 Things I Love About Ghana
Ghanaian star singer Bisa Kdei tells us his 10 favorite things about his home country, including waakye, local movies and, of course, highlife music.
Ghanaians are Celebrating Their Country’s Independence With #GhanaAt60
Today marks Ghana’s 60th independence day from British colonial rule.
‘Unraveled Threads’: Ghanaian Artist Zohra Opoku’s Latest Work Focuses On Kente & Identity
Zohra Opoku reclaims her family’s narrative in her latest collection of screen prints, “Unraveled Threads,” debuting in a solo show at the Armory in NYC this week.
After “Ghanaians Killed Azonto,” EL Wants to Push Afrobeats Forward
An interview with celebrated Ghanaian rapper and producer EL, who won Artiste of the Year, Producer of the Year and Best Music Video of the Year at last year’s Ghana Music Awards.
Mr Eazi Connects Ghana & Nigeria Like No One Else In ‘Life Is Eazi’
Mr Eazi’s new mixtape, ‘Life Is Eazi, Vol. 1 – Accra To Lagos,’ has all the makings to unite the often-contentious Nigerian and Ghanaian music scenes.
Sarkodie and Runtown’s ‘Pain Killer’ Is The Best Song You’ll Hear This Week
Sarkodie and Runtown’s “Pain Killer” is an undeniable banger, co-prepared by Nigerians using the tastiest of Ghanaian ingredients.