Meet Hannah Pool, the Woman Behind this Year’s Africa Utopia Festival
We talk to the Eritrean-British writer and fashionista on black classical music and what it’s like putting on a genuine pan-African festival.
Asmoah Gyan Built an Astroturf Football Pitch for His Alma Mater
Amid rumors that Asamoah Gyan is joining Reading FC, new photos of his football pitch for Accra Academy emerge.
This Year’s Chale Wote Street Art Festival Shows It’s Getting Bigger and Better
Ghanaian photographer Ofoe Amegavie takes Okayafrica inside Accra’s Chale Wote Street Art Festival 2016 through his lens.
‘Homegoing’ Author Yaa Gyasi Chats with Trevor Noah on the Thread that Unites Africans & African Americans
“I really wanted this to be a story about the diaspora as a family.”…
15 African Olympians You Should Be Following on Social Media
To mark the start of the Olympics, here are 15 African athletes you should keep an eye on this summer.
Chimamanda Adichie’s Latest Cover Redesign of Classics Delights Fans with Ankara Fabric—Or Does It?
Renowned designer Jo Walker’s selection to swathe the Nigerian novelist Adichie’s canon in African wax print is banal and inauthentic.
One Africa Music Fest Felt Like the Beginning of a New Era
While we’re still recovering from a night of Afrobeats landing stateside at One Africa Music Fest, take a look at our photos from the night.
One Africa Fest Livestream: Presented by Tidal x Okayafrica
We’ve partnered with TIDAL to livestream the star-studded One Africa Music Fest featuring Wizkid, Tiwa Savage and so many more.
Here’s How to Get Your Brand New African Union E-Passport
Unless you’re a head of state, an AU or government official, you can’t—for now.
What Does It Take to Get a South African Visa?
Racists Rejoice: Indiana Man Creates ‘Back to Africa’ GoFundMe Campaign
So far, Larry Mitchell has raised $450 of his $100,000 goal.
Sister Deborah Continues to Stoke the #JollofWar with Humorous Visual for ‘Ghana Jollof’ Anthem
Can the African mermaid claim victory for Ghana in the ongoing #JollofWar?
FOKN Bois’ New Album ‘FOKN Ode to Ghana’ Offers a Soul Cleanse for ‘Children of the Sun’
It’s the Ghanaian hip-hop duo FOKN Bois’ third studio album, presented in collaboration with youth collective Yo Yo Tinz.