Mira Nair on Bringing Uganda to the Big Screen in Disney’s ‘Queen of Katwe’
The 10 Best Sauti Sol Songs
Here are the 10 best songs from East Africa’s biggest band, the Kenyan afro-pop outfit Sauti Sol.
Take a Moment to Revel in Lupita’s Headwrap Game
Lupita did not come to Hollywood to play. Take a look at N’yongo’s excellent headwrap style.
Ngugi wa Thiong’o Snubbed of the Nobel Prize for Literature
Kenyans on Twitter were not happy about Bob Dylan winning the Nobel Prize for Literature over Ngugi wa Thiong’o.
Nairobi Style: 2manysiblings’ Thrift Social 8 in Photos
Sauti Sol Is Coming to New York, Very Soon
Okayafrica is presenting East Africa’s biggest band, Sauti Sol, for a concert at NYC’s Highline Ballroom in October.
Kenya’s Sporting Nightmare Gets Uglier: Olympic Head Honcho Charged for Allegedly Embezzling $256,000 in Rio
Chef-de-mission Stephen Arap Soi has been slapped with five charges of theft during the Rio Olympic games.
Meet Lupita Nyong’o’s Rap Star Alter Ego, Troublemaker
You need to see Lupita Nyong’o spit bars over this Nas classic.
2manysiblings’ Nairobi Thrift Social Returns With Special Guest, Accra’s DJ Steloolive
Lupita Nyong’o is Just Like Us, Geeks Out Over Beyoncé
Watch Lupita Nyong’o talk her new movie, Queen of Katwe, and meeting Beyoncé and Jay Z on Jimmy Kimmel Live.
Kenyan Movie Wins Big at the Toronto International Film Festival
Kenyan writer-director and Just A Band member Mbithi Masya’s Kati Kati was one of the big winners of the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival.
Lupita Nyong’o Finally Learns How to Make Ugali During Her Oct. Vogue Cover Shoot in Kenya
Watch the “Queen of Katwe” star learn how to make the Kenyan staple dish from her mom, Dorothy, during her visit home to Kenya for Vogue’s Oct. issue.
#KenyaVsSouthAfrica: Kenyans and South Africans Face Off in Twitter War
Can South Africans beat Kenyans on Twitter in their own game?