The Ted Talk Questionnaire: This Kenyan Percussionist is Bringing Her ‘Weird Energy’ to Arusha
The Kenyan percussionist Kasiva Mutua shares what she learnt from the TED process and her desire to explore different percussion instruments.
The Future is African: How this Web Series is Bringing the Real Africa to the World
#AfricanintheMedia is a new web series that aims to disrupt the current narrative around Africa and Africans…
First Listen: This All-Female South African EP Explores Love in All Forms
Jackie Queens gathers women musicians for this Women’s Month special compilation.
#Goals: This 26-Year-Old Nigerian Tech Genius is ‘Building the Future of the Continent’
Bonang Matheba Wrote a Book and It Sucks—and It’s Not Anti-Feminist to Say So
South African media personality Bonang Matheba wrote an autobiography at the age of 30. The prose was unfortunately less than stellar.
‘Insecure’ S2 E3 Recap: We Are Here for Issa’s Hella Open Hoe Phase
This episode of ‘Insecure’ shows how exciting and nerve wracking sex can be, without compromising the empowerment of exploring sexual freedom.
Hear An ‘Acid Kuduro’ Mixtape From LCD Soundsystem’s Tyler Pope
Hear a high-energy blend of Angolan kuduro and acid house in Tyler Pope’s new mix for OkayAfrica.
The Ted Talk Questionnaire: Somali Tech Star Abdigani Diriye Wants to Change the Narrative On Somalia
The Somali scientist shares his desire to change the narrative around Somalia and Somaliland through innovation.
#Goals: Teddy Ondo Ella Is the Menswear Designer Bringing Gabonese Culture to the World
Meet Ivorian Fashion Photographer Dadi—the Leading Voice of Young Abidjan Creatives
We catch up with Côte d’Ivoire’s Kouamé Aka Aboubakhr Thierry, also known as Dadi, on his photography work.
Weekend Playlist: The Best New Music From Wizkid, Praiz x Sarkodie, Cassper Nyovest & More
These are the songs you need to hear this week.
Africa Will Be a Little Too Lit If We Don’t Do Something—a Conversation on Climate Change
In Conversation with Ray BLK on Self-Acceptance, the Come Up and Touring Across the Pond
OkayAfrica catches up with British-Nigerian R&B artist, Ray BLK, and recaps her successful North American tour and more.