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Afrilanthropy: Why African philanthropy needs its own name
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Afrilanthropy: Why African philanthropy needs its own name

The widely held understanding of philanthropy in Africa recognizes and presupposes the flow of resources, effort and generosity largely in one direction: from outside of Africa into Africa. For centuries …
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Ayiba at the Capetown Jazz Fest 2017
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Ayiba at the Capetown Jazz Fest 2017

The beauty of jazz lies in its improvisations, especially in jam sessions. The best of them play to rhythms and melodies dictated by their volition, but they are attune to …
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ICYMI: Columbia University African Economic Forum 2017
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ICYMI: Columbia University African Economic Forum 2017

Saturday, April 1st was the African Economic Forum. Without the huge banner of welcome at the front, a few might have left bewildered by the number of black people in …
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The Africans in Tudor England: Uncovering The Hidden History of The Blackamoores
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The Africans in Tudor England: Uncovering The Hidden History of The Blackamoores

In April 2017 Narrative Eye will be presenting a series of events which aims to educate and inspire people to interact with the hidden yet fascinating history of England. The Blackamoores …
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#TravelAfrica: The Ultimate African Islands to Visit this Summer
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#TravelAfrica: The Ultimate African Islands to Visit this Summer

Envisage your upcoming holiday in one of the gorgeous African islands, and discover the hidden treasures these beauties possess. Their pristine environs are unrivaled, not to mention the privacy and …
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Mostly Lit Podcast: re-narrating literature for the Black community
2 months ago

Mostly Lit Podcast: re-narrating literature for the Black community

Our journey in literature is often tethered to the curriculum offered in school, and generally as African and Black students, we don’t find ourselves in these stories. Reckless Rai, Alex …
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African Nordic Business Conference: Africa Innovates 2017
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African Nordic Business Conference: Africa Innovates 2017

Ayiba is a proud media sponsor of the African Nordic business conference in Helsinki, Finland. Stay tuned for more information around Africa Innovates 2017!

Rapid economic growth, increasing political stability …
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Recycling Ugly Waste into Beauty
2 months ago

Recycling Ugly Waste into Beauty

Last month, Ayiba’s founder, Eyitemi Popo, judged the Opportunity Desk Impact Challenge 2017 alongside change makers from around the world. We would like to introduce you to the 2nd place …
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Ajara Marie Means Business for Women Entrepreneurs in Sierra Leone
2 months ago

Ajara Marie Means Business for Women Entrepreneurs in Sierra Leone

Ajara Marie is a professional, business mogul and marketing executive with over 15 years of experience, specializing in diaspora engagement and investment in Africa with a critical focus on women in business …
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#CareerGoals: Getting a life sentence commuted by President Obama
2 months ago

#CareerGoals: Getting a life sentence commuted by President Obama

Piriye Anga, an international lawyer from Nigeria, recently commuted a client’s life sentence, changing the course of one man’s life. Ayiba’s Sanet Oberholzer spoke to this inspirational woman about her …
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