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About Eyitemi Popo

Eyitemi is the founder and editor-in-chief of Ayiba Magazine. She is a Master of Digital Experience Innovation graduate from the University of Waterloo and an alumna of Mount Holyoke College. She also holds a graduate certificate in digital publishing from New York University.
Latest Posts | By Eyitemi Popo
Expat vs Immigrant: Almost Parisienne weighs in on the debate
2 months ago

Expat vs Immigrant: Almost Parisienne weighs in on the debate

On Ayiba’s recent European Tour, our founder met up with the YouTubers behind the channel Almost Parisienne for an Afropolitan Diary feature. As young women who chose to move to …
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The #AyibaEuroTour: That time I planned a business trip for my side hustle
2 months ago

The #AyibaEuroTour: That time I planned a business trip for my side hustle

This year, as I’ve mentioned I plan to take Ayiba to a new level and be as daring as I was when I decided to create a global African online …
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6 African Startups you should know from #SeedstarsSummit 2017
3 months ago

6 African Startups you should know from #SeedstarsSummit 2017

Ayiba was invited to attend the Seedstars Summit 2017 in Lausanne, Switzerland as media partners. We watched entrepreneurs from 65+ countries from around the emerging market pitch for a chance …
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Amplify Issue
3 months ago

Amplify Issue

At the end of this year, Ayiba Magazine will be five years old. This issue will celebrate our journey to five by highlighting our achievements thus far and re-visiting some …
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Angola’s Bangaologia – The Science of Style
6 months ago

Angola’s Bangaologia – The Science of Style

Declared by Forbes Magazine as one of “The 15 Young African Creatives Rebranding Africa”, Coréon Dú is a multi-disciplinary artist whose work encompasses TV and movie production, fashion design and music. Internationally …
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Introducing the GrapeVine TV: The wokest web talk show on Youtube
7 months ago

Introducing the GrapeVine TV: The wokest web talk show on Youtube

Ashley Akunna is the even-toned host, and behind-the-scenes boss, of GrapeVine TV, a YouTube web show with a panel of black millennials discussing trending news topics. Ashley studied film at …
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The Nile Project’s Kenyan Percussionist, Kasiva Mutua
1 year ago

The Nile Project’s Kenyan Percussionist, Kasiva Mutua

Kasiva Mutua is an internationally touring drummer and percussionist based in Nairobi, Kenya. Her exuberant performances reflect a panoply of influences, including afrobeat, zouk, samba, reggae, and soul. Ayiba’s …
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#CareerGoals: Ronke Lawal of Ariatu PR
1 year ago

#CareerGoals: Ronke Lawal of Ariatu PR

We introduce our new series #CareerGoals with a feature on Ronke Lawal, founder of Ariatu PR in London. Ariatu Public Relations works with entrepreneurs and luxury brands to …
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Aso Oke Re-imagined with Ethnik’s Scarified Collection
1 year ago

Aso Oke Re-imagined with Ethnik’s Scarified Collection

Tunde Owolabi is an artist first and foremost. However, he channels this art into design through his latest venture, Ethnik. Ayiba’s Eyitemi Popo interviewed Tunde about his new …
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8 African/Diaspora Documentaries to Watch
1 year ago

8 African/Diaspora Documentaries to Watch

As our favorite shows reach their season finales and slowly go off the air, our summer search for new shows and series to watch will begin. Here is a list …
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