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Chronicling the African Renaissance

About Debbie Onuoha

Debbie Onuoha is a Ghanaian-Nigerian with a passion for words and moving images. Like her name ‘Onuoha’ which translates to ‘mouth of the people,’ she is interested in sharing narratives from across the African continent. This summer, Debbie is Ayiba's Editorial Fellow for Culture.
Latest Posts | By Debbie Onuoha
8 African podcasts to plug into
7 months ago

8 African podcasts to plug into

Whether you’re new to the world of podcasts or a serial listener in search of an Afro-focused show to add to your subscriptions, here are eight episodes of …
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Recovering Black History at Cambridge: The Black Cantabs Project
8 months ago

Recovering Black History at Cambridge: The Black Cantabs Project

Within their halls, the thirty-one colleges at the University of Cambridge contain portraits, sculptures, and texts memorializing notable Cantabs. Among these, however, alumni of African descent are markedly absent. Launched in October 2015, the Black Cantabs Project is combing the archives and rewriting Black alumni into the history of this centuries-old institution. Ayiba’s Debbie Onuoha spoke to the project’s co-founders about recovering the often lost or forgotten stories of Cambridge’s Black graduates, from 1849 to the present.

Njoki Wamai is a final-year Kenyan PhD student reading politics at Queen’s College and Nnenda Chinda is a Nigerian-Italian who recently graduated with a BA in classics from Downing College. Read More

Art as Questioning: A Conversation with Poet JJ Bola
8 months ago

Art as Questioning: A Conversation with Poet JJ Bola

JJ Bola is a writer and educator who was born in Kinshasa, and lives in London. He has published three poetry collections entitled Elevate, Daughters of the Sun
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Kailend: A Holistic Approach to Development
8 months ago

Kailend: A Holistic Approach to Development

Founded in 2013 and headquartered in Lomé, Togo, Kailend is a social enterprise working to empower women and at-risk youth through education and skills training for those who may not fit the mold of traditional schooling systems. Read More