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Chronicling the African Renaissance

About Sanet Oberholzer

Sanet is a South African currently living in Pretoria. A lover of people, coffee, food and art, she has an appetite for the beauty in life. She also enjoys reading and photography and travels as often as she can. Always eager to explore and meet new people, she believes in being open to new challenges and embracing life with all its possibilities and opportunities. With an academic background in politics and international relations but no stranger to writing, Sanet has recently discovered the world of telling stories and sharing ideas as a staff writer for Ayiba
Latest Posts | By Sanet Oberholzer
Exploring Kenya’s Mara through the Eyes of a Hotelier
1 day ago

Exploring Kenya’s Mara through the Eyes of a Hotelier

Kenya boasts of diverse destinations that remain major attractions for tourists from across the world. From the classic wildlife safaris to the sandy beaches at the coast and metropolis cities …
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The Poets of Pretoria
1 week ago

The Poets of Pretoria

They say curiosity kills the cat. I, however, have always tended to disagree and found myself one Thursday night, armed with a bottle of wine, dragging two of my friends …
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An App to Build Economies: Numida
2 weeks ago

An App to Build Economies: Numida

Numida is a financial inclusion technology company that aims to provide financing to small African businesses. It provides unsecured, affordable and fair small business loans to entrepreneurs who use its …
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Clocking in with Poetess Emmah Mabye
3 weeks ago

Clocking in with Poetess Emmah Mabye

Emmah Mabye, tax consultant by profession and poetess born from passion, recently launched her first anthology of poems titled Clocking In. Bold, descriptive and moving, her poems explore themes categorised …
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From Teacher to Comedian: Dalin Olivier
4 weeks ago

From Teacher to Comedian: Dalin Olivier

Dalin Olivier quit the world of teaching shortly after graduating to see what the world of comedy holds in store for him. Today he calls himself a full-time comedian and …
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One Day I Too Go Fly: The experiences of four African students at MIT
2 months ago

One Day I Too Go Fly: The experiences of four African students at MIT

One Day I Too Go Fly is a feature-length film documenting the experiences of four African students during their four years of studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). …
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Africa’s Season of Famine?
3 months ago

Africa’s Season of Famine?

Since the beginning of the year news headlines have been threatening that famine is, once again, imminent in Africa. In February the United Nations formally declared famine in parts of …
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The Dark Side of Uber (in South Africa)
4 months ago

The Dark Side of Uber (in South Africa)

Uber has become a commonly-used verb in everyday language. It’s no longer strange when watching a series to hear someone explain that they “ubered” to arrive at their destination. This …
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Pap Culture is bringing South African Swag to YouTube
4 months ago

Pap Culture is bringing South African Swag to YouTube

YouTube vlogging trio Nwabisa Mda, Thembe Mahlaba, and Bongeka Masango have been “changing the documented narrative of African youth culture” through Pap Culture, their proudly South African YouTube channel – …
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In Step with Rudi Smit: South African Dancer and Choreographer
5 months ago

In Step with Rudi Smit: South African Dancer and Choreographer

Based in Cape Town, choreographer and dancer Rudi Smit recently became a viral sensation when he choreographed his own take on a music video to Megan Trainor’s “Me Too” video. …
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