BBC Just Launched A New Pidgin Digital Service and We’re Here For It
BBC launched its new pidgin digital service today. Here’s what you can expect.
A Report That Claimed Rihanna Donated $2 Million to Sierra Leone Is Fake News
A false report surfaced over the weekend, claiming that the singer donated $2 million towards relief efforts in Sierra Leone.
A Devastating Mudslide Killed Hundreds in Sierra Leone and the Death Toll Keeps Climbing
Idris Elba Talks About His Pirate Radio Beginnings and Sings Boyz II Men With Jimmy Fallon
The actor made an appearance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to promote his new film ‘Dark Tower.’…
Sampha, Stormzy, J Hus and More Nominated For This Year’s Mercury Prize
Here’s the full list of this year’s Mercury Prize nominees.
First Listen: Chief Boima on Kondi Band’s New Album, ‘Salone’
We catch up with one of our favorite DJs and talk about his new project with Sierra Leonean thumb piano player Sorie Kondi.
The Stories You Need to Know: Ethiopia’s Internet Shutdown, Malian Sisters Have Their Eyes On the Grand Slam and More
From Ethiopia’s internet shutdown to two Malian sisters hoping to take the tennis world by storm. Here are the stories you need to know.
The Stories You Need to Know
Get your daily fix of what’s hot on the continent and the diaspora, May 12.
Sampha’s ‘Process’ Film Is a Sweeping Journey Back Home, In Search of Self
Sampha’s ‘Process is a stunning journey into his familial roots, the magic of Sierra Leone and the mystery of feminine energy.
Janka Nabay: 10 Things I Love About Sierra Leone
The king of ‘bubu’ music, Janka Nabay, tells us his 10 favorite things about his home of Sierra Leone.
OkayAfrica’s 100 Women
OkayAfrica’s 100 Women is our first annual look at the women making an impact on the African continent and in the diaspora. From the biggest names in culture to young up-and-comers, we’ve got ’em.
Sampha’s ‘Process’ and the Necessity of Vulnerable Black Masculinity
In his new album ‘Process,’ Sampha makes sculptures out of his skeletons.
Sampha’s ‘(No One Knows Me) Like the Piano’ Video Is Full of Soul
Sampha shares his latest music video for “(No One Knows Me) Like A Piano” featuring British-Ghanaian model, Adwoa Aboah.