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.
First Look: The Trailer Based on Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s ‘On Monday of Last Week’ Is Here
Watch the trailer of the film adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s ‘On Monday of Last Week,’ produced and directed by Akosua Adoma Owusu.
Wizkid Links Up With Major Lazer on New Single “Naughty Ride”
Wizkid drops his latest single “Naughty Ride” featuring Major Lazer.
These 6 African Players Were Drafted Into the NBA Last Night
Six African basketball players—five from Nigeria and one from Rwanda—were drafted into the NBA last night.
The Stories You Need To Know: Africa’s Largest Wildlife Transfer, Kenyan Schoolgirls To Get Free Sanitary Pads, And More
50 elephants, 100 giraffes, 200 zebras and 200 buffaloes will be be transferred between Zimbabwe and Mozambique, and more.
Nigerian Youth Are Bringing Back Traditional Clothing In a Major Way
Traditional Nigerian clothing, like the agbada, is enjoying a reemergence amongst the country’s youth.
We Secretly Hope Beyoncé Considered These African Names for Her Twins
There’s a lot of significance behind the naming of twins in various African cultures, here are some we think Beyoncé should consider.
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.
Nothing Will Stop This Zimbabwean Man From Breakdancing—Not Even His Wheelchair
Blessing Fire was told by doctors that he would never walk normally, but now he’s head of an award-winning breakdance crew.
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.
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.
OkayAfrica Seeks Social Media Manager to Join Our Team
OkayAfrica is seeking a driven and motivated Social Media Manager to join our NY team.