Boddhi Satva, DJ Satelite & Fredy Massamba are Portrayed as Beautiful Women in this Genre-Bending Video for ‘Xe Mana Bella’
Watch the music video for Boddhi Satva, DJ Satelite and Fredy Massamba’s new afro-house joint “Xe Mana Bella.”…
Cinema Africa: Tanzanian Director Hamadi Mwapachu’s ‘Dar Noir’ Brings Intrigue and Swahili to the Big Screen
Columbus Day Must Fall
In which we do a close read of the Wall Street Journal’s moronic Columbus Day op-ed.
Okayafrica Seeks a Staff Writer To Join Our Editorial Team
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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.
Our 5 Favorite Highlights of 1:54 Contemporary African Fair London 2016
If you’re in London, you need to check out these must-see 5 highlights at 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair.
This Pre-Colonial African Warrior Queen is Your Next Favorite Superhero
Malika: Warrior Queen is the newest addition to Nigerian animator Roye Okupe’s African superhero universe.
Solange’s New Album ‘A Seat at the Table’ is A Balm for Black Suffering
In this review of Solange’s new album, Gina Cherelus shares how this release came just at the right time for her and for the black community.
America is Starting to Feel a Lot Like Home—and That’s Not Good
When Mr Burundi moved to America he thought he was escaping violence against black bodies. What he found was something much different.
These Images of an African Migrant Boat Reveal an Unfolding Tragedy
In the future we will be judged harshly for the brutality of the current migrant crisis. These images in today’s New York Times show why.
8 Emerging African Designers You Should Know
Through innovative strides and careful execution these womenswear and menswear designers are changing the way we see African design.
The Audacity of Solange in ‘Don’t Touch My Hair’
If the hairstyles are the paint in Solange’s “Don’t Touch My Hair,” then the Black bodies are surely the canvas.