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My Afropolitan Diary: Sheba Anyanwu

By  •  June 15, 2014

Wherever You Go, There You Are 

In the beginning, there was a transition. In snake-like fashion, I shed my skin, worn off like an old cloak, the beginning …
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Exposure Issue

By  •  February 16, 2017

Our 17th issue, the Exposure Issue, will focus on the theme of vulnerability, highlighting individuals who have used openness, humility, strength, and self expression to challenge rigid value systems and affect …
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In Lagos, Everyone Is Trying To Hammer, And The Nail Is F*cking Bent

By  •  February 12, 2016

If Nigeria were a walking, talking, human being, Lagos would be its heart, beating profusely to the ribcage-shattering pound of all the people living inside it, desperately trying to reach …
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Love in the time of Nigerian passport

By  •  October 25, 2015

“He walks away, the sun goes down, he takes the day but I’m grown”– Amy Winehouse

They met in the most unusual way. Him sitting on a cold …
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My Father is a Nigerian Village Man

By  •  September 8, 2015

“You know if anything happens, Lagos isn’t really your home, you have to go back to the village,” he would say seriously, as we merged onto the …
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Summer in Igboland

By  •  September 6, 2015

Born in Nigeria, Ifeanyi Awachie is a photographer who moved to the US when she was at eighteen months old. In 2013, she returned to Nigeria to re-discover …
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Goodbye to the Girl I Once Was: A Placeholder

By  •  August 31, 2015

“We weren’t dating, I was just a placeholder,” I say confidently, holding the mug to my lips, slit-like eyes watching you across the table, sipping coffee, my …
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Prison

By  •  February 26, 2015

She pushed the rusted gate and it shrieked open, swinging slowly like an aged person. Red lines trickle down her leg like colored spider webs crisscrossing over her …
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I Like My Food Extra Spicy: The culinary pains of being Nigerian at heart

By  •  December 14, 2014

by Sheba Anyanwu

The culinary pains of being Nigerian at heart.

“How spicy …
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Power Issue

By  •  June 19, 2014

When we came up with this issue’s theme we didn’t know how apropos it would be for the times we are in. Nearly 300 girls were kidnapped from …
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