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Chronicling the African Renaissance

About Joy Mwaniki

Joy is a twenty-three year old living in the green city in the sun, Nairobi. She currently works at a research institute and has a keen interest in development and rural growth. She’s worked on strengthening rural institutions, capacity building, and enterprise development. Joy has been writing about Africa since she was ten years old and is excited to further chronicle its growth and capture its changing themes. In her spare time, she likes to produce and listen to music, mostly hip hop (the louder, the better). She also writes poetry, cooks a mean plate of Tandoori chicken, and practices yoga. She loves travel and fashion.
Latest Posts | By Joy Mwaniki
Global Scholarships for Africans
10 months ago

Global Scholarships for Africans

Here is a comprehensive list of scholarships for Africans looking to pursue studies on the continent or abroad:

Gates Cambridge Postgraduate Scholarship 2017

Deadlines: 12 October 2016 (US round) and …
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Best African Restaurants: Taste of Home in #NewYork and #DC
11 months ago

Best African Restaurants: Taste of Home in #NewYork and #DC

Food is such an integral part of African culture, even in the Diaspora. Here are five of the best African restaurants in New York and DC that serve up a slice of …
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Best African Restaurants:  A Taste of Home in #London #Paris #Rome
11 months ago

Best African Restaurants: A Taste of Home in #London #Paris #Rome

Food is such an integral part of African culture, even in the Diaspora. Here are five of the best African restaurants in London, Rome, and Paris that serve up a …
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24 hours in Nairobi
11 months ago

24 hours in Nairobi

Continuing Ayiba’s city guide to the coolest places to spend your time eating, shopping, and relaxing, here are some great places to check out whenever you are in …
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NEW: Opportunities at Google, Andela, MasterCard Foundation and more
12 months ago

NEW: Opportunities at Google, Andela, MasterCard Foundation and more

Here are some great new opportunities for Africans, brought to you once again by Ayiba, in conjunction with Opportunity Desk.

AAUW International Fellowships 2017/18 For Women

Deadline: December 1, 2016


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7 African storybooks my children will read
1 year ago

7 African storybooks my children will read

Literature is an integral component of building language and communication skills. Therefore, bedtime stories and children’s books are the perfect way to hand down stories, and to preserve …
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Weaving History:  The Story of Kente Master
1 year ago

Weaving History: The Story of Kente Master

Traditionally worn by Ghanaian kings and chiefs, Kente fabric has long been a symbol of pride and greatness. Each pattern has a different meaning, and can range from …
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NEW: Opportunities for Africans at the UN, World Bank, Harvard and more
1 year ago

NEW: Opportunities for Africans at the UN, World Bank, Harvard and more

Here are some great new opportunities for Africans, brought to you by Ayiba Magazine and Opportunity Desk.

Africa Business Fellowship 2017

Deadline: November 1, 2016 & December 1, 2016


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Watch Yvonne Orji in HBO’s Insecure Coming this Fall
1 year ago

Watch Yvonne Orji in HBO’s Insecure Coming this Fall

Comedy is often the last profession that most African parents would chose for their children, and yet that is what Nigerian-born Yvonne Orji did when she decided to …
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African Chefs Cooking Up A Storm
1 year ago

African Chefs Cooking Up A Storm

African cuisine has grown from home favorites to a culinary delight worldwide, thanks to the African chefs determined to highlight traditional spices and taste. From Nigerian jollof to South African …
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