Xolelwa ‘Ollie’ Nhlabatsi's Lost in the World tells the story of a South African police officer seeking vengeance after her…
It’s estimated that up to 20 percent of Mauritania’s 3.5 million population is living in slavery, despite its abolishment in…
Another opportunity to see a shirtless Elba. Yasss.
"I am really sorry, I am really remorseful, and I regret all the damage that my actions have caused."...
Tough loss for Botswana's 4x400 relay team in Rio.
Caster Semenya also made history as the first black South African woman to win gold at the Olympics.
The 22-year-old Taekwondo champion has captured his home country’s third medal overall.
Hours after the conclusion of the 3000 meter steeplechase, Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad of France filed an appeal against the Kenyan king…
The Wedding Party,’ ‘93 days,’ ‘The Arbitration,’ ‘Okafor’s Law,’ ‘76,’ ‘Green White Green,’ ‘Just Not Married’ and ‘Taxi Driver’ have…
South African middle-distance runner Caster Semenya cruised into a first-place finish in the semi-finals of the women's 800m in Rio.
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.
Rusangano Family Turn The ‘Lights On’ Immigrant Identity Issues In This New Video
Irish-based grime trio Rusangano Family share their latest music video for "Lights Off" from their new album 'Let The Dead Bury the Dead.'...
Rusangano Family Rap About Daily Struggles Of Life As A Refugee In ‘Heathrow’
Irish-Togolese-Zimbabwean collective Rusangano Family share "Heathrow," the lead single from their upcoming album Let The Dead Bury The Dead.
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.
Irish-Togolese-Zimbabwean Rap Collective Rusangano Family Premiere ‘Wasteman’
Download "Wasteman," the latest booming single from Ireland-based rap & electronic collective Rusangano Family.
The Best African Art In 2014
Okayafrica looks back at the best African art in 2014, featuring work by Wangechi Mutu, Emeka Ogboh, Omar Victor Diop and more.
Vaudou Game Are Bringing Togolese Vodun Funk To Hot Casa
Led by Togolese singer/composer Peter Solo, Vodun Funk band Vaudou Game will make their LP debut with 'Apiafo' (9/22 via Hot Casa Records).
Labo Ethnik: An Interview With NEFER’s Daniel Tohou
An interview with menswear line NEFER by Daniel Tohou, featured in Paris' Labo Ethnik events.
The Top 10 African Male Models & Faces
We list the top 10 African male models in the fashion industry, including Adonis Bosso, David Agbodji, Armando Cabral, and Fernando Cabral.
Who Wrote Togolese Boxer Bintou Yawa Schmill’s Press Release?
We unpack the gendered and racialised language in the press release for African female boxer Bintou Yawa Schmill...
Bodies That Matter: The African History of Naked Protest, FEMEN Aside
FEMEN continues to gain more visibility for naked protest, yet many fail to recognize that naked protest has long been a strategy in African history.
OKP Audio: tabi Bonney ‘LoveJoy Park’ [EP]
Okayplayer points to this new/free EP from Togo-via-DC rapper tabi Bonney.