Weekend Guide: Les Nubians in NYC, Sounds of Freedom Concert in Johannesburg and More
There’s a deluge of cool events happening across Africa and the diaspora this weekend and OkayAfrica’s weekend guide is where you’ll find them.
Meet the South African DJ Bringing Global LGTBQ Culture to South Korea
DJ Ligrye, South African promoter and photographer, is shaking up South Korea’s LGBTQ scene.
How Cassper Nyovest Became The Biggest South African Hip-Hop Artist
The story of how Cassper Nyovest became the biggest rapper—if not musician—in all of South Africa and the continent.
The Stories You Need To Know: South Africa’s Social Media Boycott Fails, South Sudan No Longer In Famine, And More
#SocialMediaBlackOut ironically trends in South Africa, and more stories from the continent.
The Stories You Need To Know: South Africans To Go On #SocailMediaBlackOut, Luanda The Most Expensive City To Live In For Expats, And More
In an attempt to lobby network providers to decrease data costs, South Africans are set to boycott social media today.
The Sister Bettina Challenge is South Africa’s Latest Craze
The Sister Bettina Challenge is South Africa’s latest social media craze.
How This Unknown South African Rapper Got to Work With KRS-One
We talk to Shai, a relatively unknown South African rapper who features on KRS-ONE’s latest album, ‘The World Is Mind.’…
The Stories You Need To Know: Cape Town Dam Levels Rise, Killer Of Somali Minister Gets Death Sentence, And More
After recent rains, Cape Town’s storage dam levels rose to 23.1%, an increase of 3.7% and more stories.
The Stories You Need To Know: South African Insurance Company In Trouble For Racist Father’s Day Video, Zimbabwean Musician Dies, And More
OUTsurance was dragged on Twitter for posting a Father’s Day video that showed mostly white dads, and more.
7 South African Hip-Hop Songs About Fatherhood
This Walking Bus Initiative in Cape Town Ensures Children Get to School and Back Safely
This community-led project makes sure these school children get to school safely in this Cape Town township.
The Stories You Need To Know: Lesotho PM’s Wife Shot, ICC Calls For Arrest Of Gaddafi’s Son, Tunisian Jailed For Smoking During Ramadan
A taxi strike between Johannesburg and Pretoria caused inconvenience to commuters this morning, and more stories from the continent.