‘No One Can Take Your Story,’ Yinka Ilori On Telling Narratives Through Furniture Design
A Garissa Survivor On Her New Life in Italy And Her Message to Fellow Kenyans
Two years after surviving the massacre at Garissa University, this Kenyan student tells us about recovering from trauma and how she plans to spread peace.
Section Boyz’s New Mixtape, ‘Soundcheck,’ Is Pure Raw Energy
Section Boyz, the South London crew, return with their new 19-track mixtape ‘Soundcheck.’…
Tamikrest’s ‘Kidal’ Is a Tuareg Blues Love Letter to Their Northern Malian Hometown
Mali’s socio-politically charged Tamikrest are back with their fourth studio album, a resilient & somber LP devoted to the band’s hometown.
I Quit My Job Because I Didn’t Belong There
How do you know whether to quit your job and follow your dreams? Joan Erakit explains why she did just that.
Iyanya’s First Release On Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records Is a Confident Step Forward
Iyanya’s singing has grown surer and the ‘Signature’ EP shows maturity in a genre that is still figuring out a name for itself.
Afropreneurs: This Company Is Introducing Ethiopia to the Ease of Food Delivery
We speak to the founder of Deliver Addis on the challenges the company has faced as Ethiopia’s first food delivery service.
Jacob Zuma’s Sinking Ship: What You Need to Know About #CabinetReshuffle
National alarm is spreading in South Africa after President Jacob Zuma’s sacking of finance minister Pravin Gordhan. Here’s what you need to know to follow along.
Khoudia Diop Celebrates Her Nyenyo Culture In This Stunning Photo Series
Khoudia Diop shares the love she has for her Nyenyo heritage in this new photo series to celebrate Senegal’s independence day.
A Look Inside Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Humble’: Extraordinary Blackness, Grey Poupon & Women
On Kendrick Lamar’s new video “Humble” and the beauty of knowing you’re poppin’ but recognizing you’re not perfect.
The Hustle: A Playlist of Anthems for Africa’s Dreamers & Doers
This month at OkayAfrica we’re celebrating Africa’s dreamers and go-getters with the theme THE HUSTLE.
This Choreographer is Using African Dance to Save Lives
OkayAfrica chats with Kwame Shaka Opare, the first to receive BAM’s Chuck Davis Emerging Choreographer Fellowship.
This Is Not A Joke: TEDxMogadishu Is Back
After a two year break, TedxMogadishu is back. We speak with social activist, Ilwad Elman about what to expect from the event.