africa

africa

This Is How to Talk About Africa's Development

LSE's Africa Summit hosted a broad range of informed experts from across the continent, there to discuss its future.
Jason Okundaye
4.4.19
chocolate

This Vegan Chocolate Bar Comes with a Proud Ghanaian Legacy

South London entrepreneur Raphael Dapaah’s grandparents owned cocoa plantations in Ghana. Now, he and his siblings run a chocolate business committed to paying cocoa farmers a fair wage.
Phoebe Hurst
2.11.19
Photos

Photos from the Epicentre of DR Congo's Ebola Crisis

Nearly 500 people have died in the country's tenth Ebola outbreak in 40 years.
Gaël Cloarec
2.6.19
APOLOGIES

The Whole Weezer/"Africa" Thing Was My Fault and I’m So Sorry

A Noisey editor's formal apology for helping to create a pop culture monster.
Dan Ozzi
1.28.19
New music

Listen to Weezer Cover TLC, Black Sabbath and More on ‘The Teal Album’

After their "Africa" cover miraculously came into existence last year, Rivers Cuomo and co have decided to release a whole damn covers album.
Shaad D’Souza
1.25.19
Noisey

"Worst Sound Installation Ever" to Play Toto's "Africa" for All Eternity

Artist Max Siedentopf has set up some battery-powered speakers in the Namib Desert. "Africa" will play on loop until the installation is consumed by the sands of time.
Alex Robert Ross
1.16.19
Nigerian food

This Nigerian Harvest Festival Celebrates the Yam in All Its Glory

Every year, hundreds gather to sample traditional Nigerian dishes at London’s annual Iri-ji New Yam Festival, a celebration of the yam crop in Igboland.
Riaz Phillips
12.7.18
seismic waves

Mysterious Waves Rippled Across the Earth and Scientists Don't Know Why

Some seismologists have speculated the strange waves could be related to volcanic activity.
Sarah Emerson
11.30.18
Art

Akinola Davies Jr Is Reclaiming African Treasures Stolen by White Colonisers

His latest film criticises museums for holding onto looted art.
Antwaun Sargent
11.8.18
music videos

"Weird Al" Is Rivers Cuomo in Weezer's Very Familiar Video for "Africa"

With the shot-for-shot "Sweater Song" remake, the meme has begun to consume its own delicious tail.
Alex Robert Ross
9.25.18
cryptocurrency

I Spoke to Akon About His New Cryptocurrency, Akoin

The musician hopes to establish a city in Senegal that would run entirely on Akoin.
Justin Caffier
8.20.18
Noisey News

Weezer Are Putting Their “Africa” Cover on Vinyl! But It’s Already Sold Out

It'll be released through Urban Outfitters, because where else would you release a piece of meme-vinyl?
Shaad D’Souza
7.2.18
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