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What’s Up Africa: An interview with Ikenna Azuike
4 years ago

What’s Up Africa: An interview with Ikenna Azuike

Ikenna Azuike is the quintessential African Renaissance man. After abandoning a high-flying career as a lawyer, Ikenna followed his passion for comedy and created the highly acclaimed, hilarious …
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Through her eyes: A short story by Emmanuella Udom
4 years ago

Through her eyes: A short story by Emmanuella Udom

The air was thin, but the fluorescent light was bright.

“Hand me those earrings,” she said, without looking away from the mirror that reflected her gentle …
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A good novel shouldn’t have a point: A review of Teju Cole’s Open City
4 years ago

A good novel shouldn’t have a point: A review of Teju Cole’s Open City

Although Open City is his first novel, Teju Cole is no stranger to the world. Undoubtedly a multitalented artist, he regularly contributes to The New Yorker and the …
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A Personal Shopper’s Guide to Holiday Style
4 years ago

A Personal Shopper’s Guide to Holiday Style

As someone who loves shopping, but can’t always afford to do so, I came up with the idea of being a Personal Shopper. I saw it as a …
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Love and Pride in the Face of Faults: A Review of Taiye Selasi’s Ghana Must Go
4 years ago

Love and Pride in the Face of Faults: A Review of Taiye Selasi’s Ghana Must Go

It was James Baldwin that once said “I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to …
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Proudly African: Cabo Verde by Marleny DaRosa
4 years ago

Proudly African: Cabo Verde by Marleny DaRosa

 Just seven hours away by car from Washington, DC is the small state of Rhode Island. I find that while I enjoy the vibrant nation’s capital, there are …
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Experience Africa: Morocco by Mohini Ufeli
4 years ago

Experience Africa: Morocco by Mohini Ufeli

I believe we start on a path for a reason, and that in most cases, it’s because we’re meant to learn something. People often study abroad to immerse …
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AFRICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL STARTS SUNDAY | Watch Trailer
4 years ago

AFRICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL STARTS SUNDAY | Watch Trailer

All is set for the Season One broadcast of the model search reality show, Africa’s Next Top Model on DSTV. Set in Cape Town, South Africa, the show …
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Homebound Issue
4 years ago

Homebound Issue

The idea for the Homebound Issue came from my own personal experience of moving back to Nigeria after years abroad. The process of relocating can be a difficult …
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ZimboKitchen: Dried Kariba Bream Stew
4 years ago

ZimboKitchen: Dried Kariba Bream Stew

Dried Kariba bream is a proud Zimbabwean produce. It is very salty so it’s important to make sure that you soak the fish for quite a bit in …
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