Caine Prize Preview 2017: ‘The Story of the Girl whose Birds Flew Away’ by Bushra el-Fadil
In this series we look at the Caine Prize for African Writing shortlist, going in depth to get at the heart of what makes these some of the best African short stories written in English last year.
The Stories You Need to Know
Five African writers shortlisted for Caine Prize, Stormzy helps fan pay for Harvard and more.
Watch Sinkane’s Feel-Good ‘Tiny Desk Concert’ Performance
Sinkane performs songs from his latest album “Life & Livin’ It” during a ‘Tiny Desk’ Set with NPR.
Oddisee Asks For Introspection and Understanding On His Stellar New Album ‘The Iceberg’
Rapper and producer Oddisee has released his latest studio album ‘The Iceberg.’
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.
Sinkane’s New Album ‘Life & Livin’ It’ Is a Weapon of Hope
Sinkane expertly channels the spirit of William Onyeabor on his latest album ‘Life & Livin’ It.’…
3 Things You Need to Know if Confronted About Your Immigration Status
The Black Alliance for Just Immigration and OkayAfrica has put together these helpful tips for anyone questioned about their immigration status.
Oddisee Asks the Political Questions That We All Want Answers to in ‘Like Really’
Sudanese-American MC Oddisee addresses social and political woes on his latest song “Like Really.”…
Sinkane Wants You to Know That “We’re All Gonna Be All Right” in This Music Video Message of Positivity
Sinkane announces his new album ‘Life & Livin’ It’ and shares the music video for “U’Huh,” a message of joy with political undertones.
Alsarah: 10 Things I Love About Sudan
Khartoum-born singer Alsarah, front woman of the East African retro pop band Alsarah & The Nubatones, shares 10 things she loves about Sudan.
“We come to America to suffer,” Says Sudanese Family Friend of Ugandan Man Killed By Police
Sudanese family friend of Alfred Olango, the 38-year-old Ugandan man killed by police, speaks at a community rally in El Cajon.
4 Artists From the New School of Sudanese Music Speak on Their Search for Home & Identity
A sit down conversation with 4 artists from the new school of Sudanese music: Alsarah, Oddisee, Sinkane and Mo Kheir of No Wyld.
How Countries Poach African Athletes To Win Olympic Medals
Changing nationalities in sports is common but what does it mean for African teams to lose great athletes to countries willing to pay more?