This Nigerian Artist Is Using Afro Combs to Revere Righteous African Activists
Fred Martins’ latest series centers on portraits of Marcus Garvey, Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela, Patrice Lumumba and Fela Kuti.
Darkstar on Bringing Their ‘Foam Island’ Social Experiment to South Africa
In Photos: Looking Back at the Ooni of Ife’s Visit to Brooklyn’s MoCADA Museum
Okayafrica takes a look at the Ooni of Ife’s call to unity during his visit to Brooklyn’s MoCADA Museum in photos.
She Leads Africa to Host #SheHiveNairobi for African Women Innovators
She Leads Africa heads Nairobi, Kenya for their four-day boot camp for young, African entrepreneurs and professionals from June 30 to July 3.
‘Hear Be Dragons’ Explores the Artistic Connections Between South African & Brooklyn Youth
South African-based Hear Be Dragons and NYC venue National Sawdust are bringing together emerging young talent from South Africa & Brooklyn.
1 Future Presents ‘Not Yet Free’ Brings Visual Art, Music and Media to NYC for Youth Day
1 Future Presents: “Not Yet Free” will be NYC tonight commemorating the 40th anniversary of the uprising Soweto for Youth Day.
Princess Vitarah Returns With Another Feisty Drop ‘Tell Your Husband’
South Africa’s Youth in 16 Portraits
6 Moments That Prove the Spirit of ’76 is Still Alive in South Africa
Born Kullid in the Neocolony
‘Hadithi’ Gives Kenyans a Platform to Pen Insightful and Much Needed Letters to Themselves
Okayafrica catches up with Sandra Chege, creator of Hadithi, where Kenyans can submit thoughtful letters to self.
Evocative Portraits from Apartheid South Africa on View in NYC
The Walther Collection continues its exploration of vernacular photography from the continent.
Mayra Andrade and Branko’s ‘Reserva Pra Dois’ Will Light Up Your Day
Buraka Som Sistema founder Branko and Cape Verdean singer Mayra Andrade link up for the hypnotizing “Reserva Pra Dois.” …