TIFF 2016: The Ultimate Guide to African Movies at the Toronto International Film Festival
These Pint-Sized Musical Prodigies Are Melting Hearts in Kenya
“I don’t have a good job I can get to pay for music school, so after learning some stuff I decided to do it on my own, and also to teach my children.”…
Respect Your Elders: My Father Returns to His Long-Lost Kenya—With His American Girlfriend
Our contributing writer Nereya Otieno speaks with her father on his trip to Kenya when he introduced his family to who would later become her mother.
Photos From the Birth of Kenya’s New Hip-Hop Scene
The ‘EA Wave & Friends’ night showcased the sound of #NuNairobi with East African Wave, Cosmic Homies O.N.E., Blinky Bill & more.
Meet Cosmic Homies O.N.E., the New Wave of Kenyan Hip-Hop
The four member music & art collective Cosmic Homies O.N.E. are the sound of #NuNairobi.
Kiswahili to Become an Official Language of the East African Community
The widely spoken East African language has also been adopted in schools this academic year.
‘Tuko Macho’: The Slick Kenyan Crime Series You Need to Be Watching
An interview with the makers of the new Kenyan web series Tuko Macho about vigilantes in Nairobi. Watch it online.
Tarnished Glory: Kenya’s Sporting Nightmare
Kenyan athlete’s managed to win a record number of medals at Rio 2016 despite a complete breakdown at the administrative level.
Blinky Bill of Just A Band Returns With a Dance EP and Nightmarish Music Video
Blinky Bill shares the 5-track ‘We Cut Keys While You Wait’ EP and a brand new music video.
2Baba and Sauti Sol Want to Make a Dreamer Out of You in the New Video for ‘Oya Come Make We Go’
Nigeria’s 2Baba teams up with Kenya’s hardest working boy band, Sauti Sol, in the new visuals for “Oya Come Make We Go.”…
20 African Athletes Who Made History at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games
African athletes thrilled and inspired us during the Rio 2016 games. We look back at our 20 favorite moments of the summer Olympics.
Kenya’s Ezekiel Kemboi Is Stripped of Bronze After French Competitor Files a Formal Appeal
Hours after the conclusion of the 3000 meter steeplechase, Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad of France filed an appeal against the Kenyan king of steeplechase, claiming he had stepped out of bounds.
Kenya’s Conseslus Kipruto Dethrones Compatriot & Four-Time World Champion Ezekiel Kemboi to Take Gold in the 3000m Steeplechase
In addition to winning gold, Kipruto set an Olympic world record crossing the finish line in 8:03.28.