"This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare " is the upcoming memoir from actress Gabourey Sidibe. The cover…
We love the new Haitian edition of WatchCut's '100 Years of Beauty' series—watch the 10 decades of style unfold here.
Ghana's incumbent president John Mahama has conceded defeat in Ghana's election. Opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo will become Ghana's 13th president.
Alsarah and the Nubatones bring their East African retro-pop to NPR and create something magical.
Brolin Mawejje wants to be the first Ugandan to compete in snowboarding at the 2018 Winter Olympics.
The first Somali-American elected to state office describes a frightening instance of islamophobia after a meeting at the White House.
African journalists give their American colleagues tips on how to operate under vindictive regimes.
Bozoma Saint John named Billboard's Most Powerful Women in Music of 2016.
Hint: this will be their seventeenth Grammy nomination.
This year in the Netherlands, a black politician named Sylvana Simons has faced a vicious backlash after criticizing the Zwarte…
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.
Blood Orange’s Sierra Leonean-Inspired New Album Is Called ‘Freetown Sound’
Dev Hynes has announced that the title of his new Blood Orange album is 'Freetown Sound' and it's the most relatable thing he's ever done.
Check Out This Fascinating Stop-Motion Sierra Leonean Rap Video
A Sierra Leonean technologist and an American sculptor have teamed up on a fascinating stop-motion, GIF-inspired music video.
The Real Impact Of The American Ebola Effort: Assessing Obama’s SOTU Claims
Despite Obama’s claims, America’s real impact in fighting Ebola was too little, too late. But there’s more to the story.
“Am I Too African To Be American? Too American To Be African?” Asks This First-Generation Filmmaker
Nadia Sasso makes her directorial debut with 'Am I,' a documentary exploring complex identity politics of young Africans living in America.
Social Media Images Show The Flooding Destruction In Sierra Leone
Sierra Leoneans share social media images of the flooding destruction in the capital city of Freetown.
Sierra Leone’s Amputee Soccer Team Spotlighted In Documentary
'The Flying Stars' documentary on the Freetown-based amputee soccer team makes its Al Jazeera premiere.
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.
100 Years Of Portrait Photography In West Africa At The Met
A new exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC highlights 100 years of portrait photography in West Africa.
Lamin Fofana Shares ‘Another World,’ An EP About African Migration In The Mediterranean
Brooklyn-based Sierra Leonean electronic producer Lamin Fofana shares 'Another World,' an EP about the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean.
Ebola On The Ground, Part 6: The Response
OB Sisay takes us on a step-by-step guide to bringing Sierra Leone’s Ebola outbreak under control.
FRONTLINE To Premiere Special Report On The Ebola Outbreak
On Tuesday, May 5th at 10PM EST, FRONTLINE on PBS will premiere a special report on the Ebola Outbreak.
Okayafrica Presents Janka Nabay & The Bubu Gang + Yonatan Gat At Mecury Lounge [4/11]
Sierra Lenonean bubu king Janka Nabay & The Bubu Gang will play New York City's Mercury Lounge alongside Yonatan Gat on April 11.