'The Walking Dead' actress and 'Eclipsed' playwright Danai Gurira is absolutely radiant in the latest issue of Harper’s Bazaar.
Twitter turned into a support group of sorts this week with trending hashtag #BlackSalonProblems. ...
Classmates of graduating high school senior Mike Tertsea raised money to fly out his mom from Benue State, Nigeria for…
An exchange between Saint Record founder Solange and an Internet troll underscores a larger debate within African literary circles.
On May 25 countries throughout Africa and its diaspora celebrate the establishing of the Organisation of African Unity.
Zandile Tisani's short film spotlights the pan-African street styles of the Johannesburg suburb.
The 13th edition of the 2016 African Film Festival launches May 26 between Morocco and Spain.
Nigerian entrepreneur Taofick Okoya is bringing his "Queens of Africa" doll line to the U.S.
Listen to Bacardi House founder DJ Spoko’s new album, 'BACARDIXVILP'...
Recording live from Cape Town, Yasiin Bey & Ferrari Sheppard share "Tall Sleeves" under their Dec. 99th moniker.
Studio Africa: Nigerian Photographer Andrew Esiebo On The Fantasy-Spaces Of West African Barbershops
Andrew Esiebo talks barbershop fantasies and the urban fabric with Okayafrica.
Signatures Magazine Is Proudly Putting Ghanaian Creatives On The Map
Jason Nicco-Annan takes us behind-the-scenes of Signatures, a dope new magazine by Ghanaians for Ghanaians.
There’s A New App Changing The Natural Hair Industry For African Women
Getting to the root of Tress, a new Ghana-based hair inspiration app by black women for black women.
Win Tickets To AFRICA NOW! At The Apollo Theater With Bombino, Jojo Abot, Alsarah & The Nubatones And Mokoomba
AFRICA NOW! at the Apollo Theater returns March 26 with Bombino, Jojo Abot, Alsarah & The Nubatones and Mokoomba.
Cinema Africa: A Ghanaian Animator On His Beautiful African Fantasy Film, ‘Orisha’s Journey’
Ghanaian animator Abdul Ndadi takes us through his animated short fantasy film, "Orisha's Journey."...
Major Lazer & Fuse ODG’s ‘Light It Up’ Is A Beautiful Ghanaian Celebration Of Life & Death
A Ghanaian funeral procession transforms into a striking celebration of life through dance in Major Lazer, Fuse ODG & Nyla's new video.
Ghanaian Teenager Abraham Attah & Idris Elba Win Best Actor & Best Supporting Actor At The 2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards
Diversity took center stage at the 2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards, where three of the four acting awards went to actors of color.
Inside Accra’s Fresh New Art Gallery, Opening This Ghanaian Independence Day
This Ghanaian Independence Day, Accra is getting a new addition to its art scene. We talk with Gallery 1957's Creative Director, Nana Oforiatta Ayim.
Fuse ODG Speaks On The Future Of Africa’s Music Industry
Fuse ODG and his manager, Andre Hackett, discuss the future of Africa's music industry at Georgetown University's Africa Business Conference...
“Minerva’s Lilies” Short Film Is A Gorgeous Meditation On Sisterhood
Kenyan filmmaker Amirah Tajdin's new short film poetically meditates on the idea of “sisterhood, magic, femininity and heartache.”...
Jimmy Jean-Louis Goes Inside Nollywood In This Feature-Length Documentary Now On Netflix
'Heroes' actor Jimmy Jean-Louis takes us inside the Nollywood film industry in his feature-length documentary now streaming on Netflix.
This Photo Series Explores The Complicated Representations Of Black Victorian Sarah Forbes Bonetta
Ghanaian-British photographer Heather Agyepong reimagines the complicated depictions of Black Victorian figure Sarah Forbes Bonetta.
Traditional Ga Rhythms Meet Techno & House In DJ Katapila’s Deranged Ghanaian Dance Track
Accra-based DJ Katapila blends Detroit and Chicago house & techno, West African club influences and traditional Ga rhythms.