5 Times Celebrities Tried to Channel Africa, But Missed the Mark
We take a look at five recent times that celebrities attempted to engage with the continent, but got it wrong.
The Stories You Need to Know: Nigeria’s Wealth Inequality, Ugandan Sim Cards and More
From Nigeria’s billionaires to Ugandans getting their sim cards verified, here are the stories you need to know.
French Montana and Swae Lee Head to Uganda for Their New Music Video, ‘Unforgettable’
Watch the Kampala-shot music video for French Montana and Swae Lee’s “Unforgettable.”…
This Ugandan Activist Was Jailed for ‘Insulting’ the President After She Advocated for Free Sanitary Pads
Outspoken Ugandan activist, Stella Nyanzi, faces charges of “cyber harassment” and more for speaking out against the president.
Daniel Kaluuya Responds to Samuel L. Jackson’s Criticism of Black British Actors
‘Get Out’ star, Daniel Kaluuya, responds to Samuel L. Jackson’s critique of Black British actors in an interview with GQ.
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.
8 Ugandan Artists to Watch in 2017
8 Ugandan artists using their work to stand up against political corruption, reproductive justice, and environmental issues.
Afropreneurs: Meet the Home Décor Company Fusing Brooklyn Cool with Afro-Chic
Okayafrica catches up with Ugandan-American interior stylist, Nasozi Kakembo, on her home décor company, xNasozi.
This Snowboarder Wants To Represent Uganda at the 2018 Winter Olympics
Brolin Mawejje wants to be the first Ugandan to compete in snowboarding at the 2018 Winter Olympics.
9 African Footwear Brands You Need In These Streets
5 LGBT African Movies to See After You Watch ‘Moonlight’
Here’s the Full List of Nominees at the 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards in Johannesburg
Here’s who’s nominated for what at the 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards in Johannesburg.
Here’s What’s Wrong with the Dancing Missionaries Video and Their Half-assed Apology
Development groups cannot truly do effective work while offending the same people they claim to serve.