Even with South Africa and Zimbabwe’s Olympic Appearances, African Women’s Football Still Has Ways to Go
With FIFA’s first African female Secretary General, and South Africa and Zimbabwe’s presence at the Olympics, African women’s football is on the rise.
5 Sports Films About African Athletes You Need to Watch
As the Olympics in Rio come to a close this weekend, check out these five films about African athletes you need to watch.
Okayafrica Brought the Heat to SummerStage with Mbongwana Star, Batida and Young Paris
Browse through our pictures from the Okayafrica concert at Central Park SummerStage over the weekend.
South Africans on Twitter Defend Caster Semenya Against U.S. Media
Afrikan Boy Wrote the Undisputed Anthem for ‘£2 Chicken and Chips’
Afrikan Boy pens an anthem for London’s go-to after school meal “£2 Chicken and Chips”…
Maleek Berry Takes ‘Kontrol’ of the Dance Floor With This New Jam
Maleek Berry’s latest single “Kontrol,” released on his 29th birthday, is the perfect song as summer slowly unwinds.
Meet the South African Women Going for Gold in Athletics at the Rio 2016 Olympics
Temi DollFace’s ‘Beep Beep’ Video Is a Self-Love Anthem Set in a 1930s Cabaret
Temi DollFace’s newest music video for “Beep Beep” is filled with extravagance, bright lights and bubble-gum vocals.
Meet the Badass Chef & Pop-Up Restaurateur Changing South Africa’s Food Game
Óscar Figueroa and the Precarious World of an Afro-Colombian Gold Medal Winner
To be a black athlete in Colombia is to be constantly reminded of your otherness. Even when you bring home the gold.
Black Dragons: The Black Punk Gang Who Fought Racism & Skinheads in 1980s France
The Black Dragons created an alternative politicized space to stop the terror spread by skinheads in 1980s Paris.
Hisham Matar’s The Return: Touching Bottom in an Ocean of Grief
This memoir of returning to Libya after the fall of Gaddafi will absolutely break your heart. It is also really really good. Read it.
7 Traditional African Sports that Should Be in the Olympics
What if these traditional sports were part of #Rio2016?