Sudanese family friend of Alfred Olango, the 38-year-old Ugandan man killed by police, speaks at a community rally in El…
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Alfred Olango, 30-years-old, disabled and unarmed, has become the 217th black victim killed by police in 2016.
African Twitter relives the moments we all know too well with the hilarious and trending hashtag, #GrowingUpInAnAfricanHome.
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Maya The Poet Speaks On Microaggressions As Light As The Rain
Okayafrica caught up with Maya Wegerif, aka Maya The Poet, to talk microaggressions and her new poem, 'Sometimes It Pours.'...
Okayafrica Presents Electrafrique Dakar Weekender With DJ Moma & DJ Cortega!
Okayafrica & Electrafrique are touching down in Dakar for a two-day blowout with DJ Cortega and DJ Moma.
Ibaaku’s Afrofuturistic Opus ‘Alien Cartoon’ Breaks Boundaries
Senegalese artist Ibaaku introduces his “Afro-hypnotique expérimental” sound in new album 'Alien Cartoon'...
Senegalese Legend Baaba Maal On Making Electronic Fulani Rock In His New Album, ‘The Traveller’
Baaba Maal talks about working with Johan Hugo (The Very Best) and members of Mumford & Sons on his new album 'The Traveller.'...
Baaba Maal’s ‘Fulani Rock’ Gets A Bacardi House Remix From DJ Spoko
South African producer DJ Spoko reworks the lead single from Senegalese star Baaba Maal's upcoming album 'The Traveller.'...
New ‘Sembène!’ Documentary Explores The Uncompromising Genius Behind The Father Of African Cinema [Exclusive Clips]
Watch two exclusive clips from the new feature-length documentary on Senegalese filmmaker and 'father of African cinema' Ousmane Sembene.
Akon Goes Full Trap God In Migos Collabo ‘Whole Lot’
Akon drops his latest single from the 'Stadium' concept albums "Whole Lot," a booming collaboration with Atlanta's Migos.
Senegalese Designer Selly Raby Kane’s Timeless Looks & Futuristic Sounds From Dakar
Selly Raby Kane releases Spring/Summer 2016 collection "A Day with Miss N'Diaye" and a soundtrack with Senegalese hip-hop artist Ibaaku.
‘African City Bags’ Spotlight Major Locales On The Continent
'African Prints In Fashion' founder and blogger Ms. K's African City Bags celebrate major locales across the continent.
‘Father Of African Cinema’ Ousmane Sembene’s Story Told In A Poetic New Documentary [Theatrical Trailer]
'SEMBENE!' documentary on the 'Father of African Cinema' gets a theatrical trailer ahead of the film's U.S. release November 6 in NYC.
D’banj & Akon Share The Night Club Video For ‘Frosh’
D'banj and Akon team up once again for "Frosh," the latest single from the Nigerian star's upcoming 'Visual EP: An Epic Journey'...
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.
‘First Gen’ Creator Yvonne Orji Lands Major Role In Issa Rae’s HBO Comedy Pilot ‘Insecure’
Yvonne Orji (creator & star of Nigerian-American sitcom pilot 'First Gen') will play the best friend in Issa Rae's HBO pilot 'Insecure.'...