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.
The Nigerian chef brings his food series to Austin, Saturday and Boston, Wednesday.
Black Coffee, AKA, Cassper Nyovest nominated for the BET Awards’ controversial ‘Best International Act: Africa’ category.
Novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received an honorary doctorate from Johns Hopkins University.
Winnie Odinga's pointed rebuttal to those denigrating the IEBC protestors.
Okayafrica is Hosting Mumford & Sons’ ‘Johannesburg’ South African Experience at Okay Space in Brooklyn
The exhibition will explore the making of the new album Johannesburg featuring Baaba Maal, The Very Best, and Beatenberg.
Mumford & Sons, Baaba Maal, The Very Best & Beatenberg Announce The ‘Johannesburg’ EP
Hear the lead single from Mumford & Sons, Baaba Maal, The Very Best and Beatenberg's South African-inspired EP.
Keeping Ancient Rock Art Alive Across Africa
There are an estimated one million ancient rock art sites on the African continent. These people want to document all of them.
The Missing Female Inmates In Zomba Prison Project, Malawi’s Grammy-Nominated Prison Band
“The women’s contribution” says producer Ian Brennan “has been overshadowed by coverage of the official men’s band at the prison.”...
Young Fathers & The Post-Colonial Condition: The Mercury Prize Winners Head To Malawi In Their Unapologetic New Video
Young Fathers bring their unapologetic take on racial identity and post-colonial relations to life in their Malawi-shot video for Old Rock n Roll...
The Clubs Shaping Malawi’s Literary Future
Malawian literature is on the rise. Chisomo Kalinga takes us inside the clubs propelling Malawi's writing scene.
Public Enemy Salute All 54 African Countries In The Video For ‘Mine Again’
Public Enemy reconnects with Africa in their new music video for "Mine Again," which features shout-outs to the entire continent.
15 Malawian Musicians To Check Out
We list 15 contemporary Malawian musicians to take note of, including Sonye, Peter Mawanga, Gwamba, Viceroy, The Very Best, and many more.
The Very Best’s Disposable Camera Tour Diary
Browse through The Very Best's self-shot photo diary of their U.S. tour featuring cameos from Saul Williams, Ezra Koenig, Heems, and more.
The Very Best Announces U.S. Tour Dates In Support Of ‘Makes A King’
Malawian-Swedish duo The Very Best announces U.S.
The Very Best Perform ‘Let Go’ + ‘Makes A King’ In Kumbali Village, Malawi
Watch The Very Best perform "Let Go," a single from their new 'Makes A King' LP, in Kumbali Village, Malawi.
Young Fathers To Headline Malawi’s Lake Of Stars Festival
Mercury Prize-winning Scottish/Liberian/Nigerian trio Young Fathers are set to headline the 2015 Lake Of Stars festival in Mangochi, Malawi.
The Very Best Share 8-Bit Video Game Visuals For ‘Let Go’
The Very Best release the old-school video game visuals for "Let Go," their celebratory single with Vampire Weekend bassist Chris Baio.