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.
Juls’ New Music Video Is An “African Love Story” That Will Warm Your Heart
Ghanaian producer Juls shares an African love story in his new video for “Give You Love” featuring L.A.X.
From Jollof to Music: The Nigeria vs. Ghana Rivalry Continues Thanks to a Tweet From Mr Eazi
A recent tweet about Ghana’s influence on Nigerian music from Mr Eazi, reignited the sibling rivalry between the two countries.
Afropreneurs: Meet the Company Bringing the Best of Drone Technology to Ghana
Aeroshutter is a creative drone agency that hopes to contribute to Ghana’s economy and future.
These 6 Ghanaian Artists Are Continuing to Push the Boundaries of Photography
The following six Ghanaian artists take nuance to heart as they use photography to depict their creative concepts.
This Fashion Editorial Challenges What It Means To Be An African Man
Namibia’s Kyle Weeks teams up with Ghanaian model Ekow Barnes for a gender neutral fashion editorial set in Accra.