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Exploring Kenya’s Mara through the Eyes of a Hotelier
2 days ago

Exploring Kenya’s Mara through the Eyes of a Hotelier

Kenya boasts of diverse destinations that remain major attractions for tourists from across the world. From the classic wildlife safaris to the sandy beaches at the coast and metropolis cities …
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Our favorite talk from TEDGlobal 2017: Who belongs in a city?
1 week ago

Our favorite talk from TEDGlobal 2017: Who belongs in a city?

Underneath every shiny new megacity, there’s often a story of communities displaced. In this moving, poetic talk, OluTimehin Adegbeye details how government land grabs are destroying …
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The Poets of Pretoria
1 week ago

The Poets of Pretoria

They say curiosity kills the cat. I, however, have always tended to disagree and found myself one Thursday night, armed with a bottle of wine, dragging two of my friends …
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A Ugandan transgender woman fights for her right to love
1 week ago

A Ugandan transgender woman fights for her right to love

Uganda has been criticised for the discriminations against the LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex) community. The Pearl of Africa is a documentary of the life of Cleopatra Kambugu, a Ugandan transgender …
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An App to Build Economies: Numida
2 weeks ago

An App to Build Economies: Numida

Numida is a financial inclusion technology company that aims to provide financing to small African businesses. It provides unsecured, affordable and fair small business loans to entrepreneurs who use its …
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Afracanah Podcast: Brought to you by your new fav girl children
2 weeks ago

Afracanah Podcast: Brought to you by your new fav girl children

Afracanah, as put by the creators, is a podcast brought by Kenya’s favorite “girl children”. Curious to know what the fuss is all about, we decided to sit over a …
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Do It Now Now: Kickstarting African Entrepreneurs
2 weeks ago

Do It Now Now: Kickstarting African Entrepreneurs

Millennials. We often think of them as lazy and entitled overgrown children who simply don’t know what to do with themselves. Surprisingly as it may be, it’s incredible to see …
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Meet the Instagram Influencer and Entrepreneur behind BlackHats Paris
3 weeks ago

Meet the Instagram Influencer and Entrepreneur behind BlackHats Paris

After spending two years without being able to walk, Steves Hounkponou was inspired by the fashion shows he watched during that time and promised himself he would one day launch …
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Clocking in with Poetess Emmah Mabye
3 weeks ago

Clocking in with Poetess Emmah Mabye

Emmah Mabye, tax consultant by profession and poetess born from passion, recently launched her first anthology of poems titled Clocking In. Bold, descriptive and moving, her poems explore themes categorised …
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Everything is my canvas: Laolu Senbanjo’s TED Talk
4 weeks ago

Everything is my canvas: Laolu Senbanjo’s TED Talk

Ayiba alum, Laolu Senbanjo gave a TED Talk at the TED2017 Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, CA this April. His talk “Sacred Art of the Ori”  shares his awakening to …
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