Explore All Articles

OUR WORLD TOGETHER.

A Black-owned magazine celebrating Pan-African womanhood in all its vigour, diversity & dynamism.

Announcing AMAKA Books

Announcing AMAKA Books

16 Apr 21
/
Michelle Abraham

AMAKA is hosting a new book club with five versatile, talented authors to discuss their work, careers, creative processes...

6 African desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth

6 African desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth

15 Apr 21
/
Opeyemi Ruth

From traditional African American desserts to African puddings, we've got you covered with these mouth-watering sweet treats.

Ayra Starr Is the Gen Z Voice 
Nigerian Pop Music Needs

Ayra Starr Is the Gen Z Voice Nigerian Pop Music Needs

15 Apr 21
/
Hannah Ajala

AMAKA contributor Hannah Ajala chats with the Nigerian singer about her timely rise to stardom.

6 Timeless Pieces by African Designers That Are Worth Investing In

6 Timeless Pieces by African Designers That Are Worth Investing In

13 Apr 21
/
Zipho Ntloko

We shine the spotlight on six essential wardrobe items by African fashion designers that you will never get bored wearing.

These 11 Lipstick Shades Are the Best for Dark and Medium Skin Tones

These 11 Lipstick Shades Are the Best for Dark and Medium Skin Tones

13 Apr 21
/
Martha Uche

Leading make-up artists give us the lowdown on the best lip colours and lipsticks to complete your look.

How to Master Street-Style Posing

How to Master Street-Style Posing

15 Apr 21
/
Zipho Ntloko

Nigerian model Adeola Ariyo shares tips on mastering the art of street-style posing.

Nour Emam On What They Don’t Teach Us About Our Bodies In School

Nour Emam On What They Don’t Teach Us About Our Bodies In School

15 Apr 21
/
Yaa Addae

This Egyptian media-savvy doula is committed to accessible sexual and reproductive health education for all.

How Foyin Og’s Digital Movement Helped Creatives Rediscover Community in Quarantine

How Foyin Og’s Digital Movement Helped Creatives Rediscover Community in Quarantine

14 Apr 21
/
Zipho Ntloko

We deep dive with one of South Africa’s most influential content creators about her career and the lockdown-approved #7days7faces...

5 Coffee Shops Across Africa That Everyone Needs To Visit  

5 Coffee Shops Across Africa That Everyone Needs To Visit  

13 Apr 21
/
Nimrat Ahluwalia

AMAKA contributor Nimrat Ahluwalia takes a look at coffee shops across the continent that every caffeine lover should go...