AFRICA

So long, Heart of Darkness. The future will come straight Out of Africa.
The New + the Next

An Insurance Solution for the World’s Poorest

Entrepreneur Ntando Kubheka has launched a platform to insure the properties of millions of poor South Africans.
The New + the Next

How K-Pop Is Conquering Algeria

K-pop is stirring the hearts of Algeria's youth.
Around the World

How the Pandemic Is Saving Lives in the Horn of Africa

In the Horn of Africa, a recreational drug is facing mixed fortunes thanks to the pandemic.
True Stories

This Hard-Partying, Cross-Dressing Explorer Lived the Writer’s Life

Isabelle Eberhadt ditched her European upbringing to embrace Islam and explore North Africa at the turn of the 20th century.
OZY TV

The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.
Around the World

Is Maritime Piracy Back from the Dead?

After years of steadily declining cases of hijacking, piracy is on the rise and the coronavirus could make it worse.
The New + the Next

The Future of TikTok is African

Choking under pressure in Asia and under threat in the U.
Around the World

The Biggest Health Care Cost for 27 Countries? FGM

A new assessment by the WHO shows that it's not just women who are bleeding from female genital mutilation — their countries are too.
Around the World

Can He Break Down Tunisia's Hostile Tattoo Culture?

Fawez Zahmoul is a pioneer in the Arab world's tattoo scene, and he's training a fleet of followers.
True Stories

The Soccer Match That Ended a Civil War

Peace came to the Ivory Coast through Didier Drogba and the country's national soccer team.
Around the World

Is This the Most Dangerous Man in the Central African Republic?

Local warlord Ali Darassa has been given legitimacy by the government — but is still up to no good, with an election looming.
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The Weekender

OZY Tribe members near and far provide delicious recommendations for your valuable weekend time.
Around the World

Why Sub-Saharan African Immigrants to America Are the Most Educated

They've cracked the code to higher education success in America.
Around the World

Jazz-Turned-Pop Star Beats Cape Verdean Drum

Singer Mayra Andrade has reinvented herself to reach a new audience.

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