It’s estimated that up to 20 percent of Mauritania’s 3.5 million population is living in slavery, despite its abolishment in…
Another opportunity to see a shirtless Elba. Yasss.
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Tough loss for Botswana's 4x400 relay team in Rio.
Caster Semenya also made history as the first black South African woman to win gold at the Olympics.
The 22-year-old Taekwondo champion has captured his home country’s third medal overall.
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The Wedding Party,’ ‘93 days,’ ‘The Arbitration,’ ‘Okafor’s Law,’ ‘76,’ ‘Green White Green,’ ‘Just Not Married’ and ‘Taxi Driver’ have…
South African middle-distance runner Caster Semenya cruised into a first-place finish in the semi-finals of the women's 800m in Rio.
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Win Tickets To See The Tuareg ‘Purple Rain’ Remake ‘Akounak Tedalat Taha Tazoughai’ At The New York African Film Festival
Enter here to win a pair of tickets to see the Tuareg remake of Prince's 'Purple Rain' at the New York African Film Festival.
Vintage Nigerien Psychedelic Rock From Azna de L’Ader, Released Officially For The First Time
The 8-song record compiles highlights from pioneering Niger rock band Azna de L'Ader's 40+ years of existence.
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.
‘Azel,’ Bombino’s New Album Is His Best Work Yet
Bombino pushes Tuareg desert blues forward with his new album 'Azel,' produced by Dirty Projectors' Dave Longstreth,...
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: Christopher Kirkley On Directing The Tuareg ‘Purple Rain’ Remake, ‘Akounak Tedalat Taha Tazoughai’
Okayafrica sits down with Christopher Kirkley, the director of the Tuareg 'Purple Rain' remake 'Akounak Tedalat Taha Tazoughai.'...
Bombino Blends Tuareg Blues Guitar & Reggae Chops In His Powerful New Single ‘Akhar Zaman’
An energetic new single taken from Bombino's upcoming album 'Azel,' produced by the Dirty Projectors' Dave Longstreth.
Bombino Announces New Album, ‘Azel,’ Produced By Dirty Projectors’ David Longstreth
Bombino will make his Partisan Records debut with a new "Tuareggae" album produced by Dirty Projectors' David Longstreth.
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.
Okay Acoustic With Bombino
Tuareg guitarist Bombino performs an entrancing acoustic interpretation of "Imidiwan" in Central Park for Okayafrica TV.
Bombino, Young Fathers & Fantastic Negrito At Central Park SummerStage [Okayafrica TV]
Okayafrica TV follows Tuareg guitarist Bombino, Young Fathers and Fantastic Negrito during their SummerStage show in NYC's Central Park.
Okayafrica & SummerStage Present Bombino, Young Fathers And Fantastic Negrito [7/25]
Tuareg guitarist Bombino, Young Fathers and Fantastic Negrito will be playing our FREE Okayafrica & SummerStage show at NYC's Central Park.
Mdou Moctar’s Tuareg ‘Purple Rain’ Remake Soundtrack
The soundtrack to the Nigerien 'Purple Rain' remake 'Akounak Tedalat Taha Tazoughai', by Mdou Moctar is now available through Sahel Sounds.