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The 20 Best Nigerian Songs of 2019

2019 was another huge year for Nigerian music.

Zlatan’s presence was ubiquitous and powered by the zeal for zanku, a dance which is now de rigueur. Rema led the charge for a group of young breakthrough artists that include Fireboy DML and Joeboy. T…

OkayAfrica Presents: ‘The Adinkra Oracle’ December Reading with Simone Bresi-Ando

It’s the a new month and that means we’re ready for a new Adinkra reading from Simone Bresi-Ando to help you navigate your December.After cleansing the space, Simone will pull five Adinkra Ancestral Guidance Cards from a deck of 44 Adinkra symbols—the…

These Are The 10 Hottest South African MCs of 2019 According to MTV Base

After a discussion that spanned over two episodes that aired yesterday and today, MTV Base has finally released the full list of their annual hottest MCs. Nasty C, who many felt deserved the number one spot last year, is leading this year.YoungstaCPT,…

African Travelers Will Soon be Able to Enter Nigeria Without a Visa

According to Sahara Reporters, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has announced at the Aswan Forum in Egypt that fellow Africans will no longer require a visa to enter Nigeria. However, this is not to say that travel to Nigeria will be entirely visa-…

South African Opera Singer Pretty Yende Receives Italian Knighthood

International opera singer Pretty Yende is South Africa’s golden girl. The award-winning artist is the recipient of the Ordine Stella d’Italia or The Order/Knight of the Star of Italy for her work in building extraordinary relations between Italy and …