'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.
Just A Band’s New Book Is A Parting Gift To Fans
As Just A Band goes on hiatus, one of their biggest fans reviews the new book from the Kenyan three-piece.
24 Hours In NYC With Nairobi’s Style & Art Stars, 2manysiblings
A day in the life of Velma Rossa and Papa Petit of the Kenyan style & art duo 2manysiblings...
Just A Band Are Going On Hiatus, Share Their Last Song ‘African Kids These Days’
Kenya's Just A Band have announced that they’ll be taking a long break from working on music together to focus on their individual projects.
The African Leaders Named In The Panama Papers And Their Crimes
The biggest data leak in history reveals how global elites hide their money. These are the Africans mentioned so far.
90s Fever Hits Nairobi At Thrift Social 5
Photos from 2manysiblings & Okayafrica’s 90s-themed style and music event.
Kenyan Photographer Suspends Reality With Portraits Of Nairobi’s Informal Economy Workers
Tahir Carl Karmali takes us behind the scenes of his stunning portraits of Kenya's 'jua kali' workers.
‘Same Love’ In Kenya: The Cover Of Macklemore’s Gay Rights Anthem That Sparked A National Conversation
Here's what you need to know about the Kenyan cover of Macklemore’s "Same Love" that has Kenyan censors up in arms.
Okayafrica Is Teaming Up With 2manysiblings On Thrift Social 5: A 90s Night Market In Nairobi
Join Okayafrica and 2manysiblings at Nairobi's coolest style event, a special 90s-themed night market edition of the Thrift Social.
Lupita Nyong’o Talks ‘Eclipsed’ On Broadway & Getting Stood Up At Prom On ‘Late Night With Seth Meyers’
Watch Lupita Nyong'o talk starring in 'Eclipsed' on Broadway and her high school prom disaster on 'Late Night With Seth Meyers.'...
This Kenyan Street Artist Is A Global Star
WiseTwo travels the world painting murals inspired by his Kenyan upbringing.
This Extravagant League Of Kenyan Grannies Is The Ultimate In #SquadGoals
Kenyan photographer Osborne Macharia is about to break the internet with his photos of retro grannies bringing straight fire to Somalia.
6 Things We Learned From Lupita Nyong’o & Trevor Noah’s New York Times Brunch
Here’s what happened when Lupita Nyong’o and Trevor Noah sat down in conversation, together, with The New York Times.
The Face Of Kenyan Protest: Boniface Mwangi On Corruption, Land Grabs And Women’s Rights
Okayafrica sits down with Kenyan activist Boniface Mwangi.