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The Poets of Pretoria
2 years 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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A Ugandan transgender woman fights for her right to love
2 years ago

A Ugandan transgender woman fights for her right to love

Uganda has been criticised for the discriminations against the LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex) community. The Pearl of Africa is a documentary of the life of Cleopatra Kambugu, a Ugandan transgender …
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An App to Build Economies: Numida
2 years 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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Afracanah Podcast: Brought to you by your new fav girl children
2 years ago

Afracanah Podcast: Brought to you by your new fav girl children

Afracanah, as put by the creators, is a podcast brought by Kenya’s favorite “girl children”. Curious to know what the fuss is all about, we decided to sit over a …
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Do It Now Now: Kickstarting African Entrepreneurs
2 years ago

Do It Now Now: Kickstarting African Entrepreneurs

Millennials. We often think of them as lazy and entitled overgrown children who simply don’t know what to do with themselves. Surprisingly as it may be, it’s incredible to see …
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Meet the Instagram Influencer and Entrepreneur behind BlackHats Paris
2 years ago

Meet the Instagram Influencer and Entrepreneur behind BlackHats Paris

After spending two years without being able to walk, Steves Hounkponou was inspired by the fashion shows he watched during that time and promised himself he would one day launch …
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Clocking in with Poetess Emmah Mabye
2 years 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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Everything is my canvas: Laolu Senbanjo’s TED Talk
2 years ago

Everything is my canvas: Laolu Senbanjo’s TED Talk

Ayiba alum, Laolu Senbanjo gave a TED Talk at the TED2017 Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, CA this April. His talk “Sacred Art of the Ori”  shares his awakening to …
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BlackHats Paris: Qui est sous le chapeau noir?
2 years ago

BlackHats Paris: Qui est sous le chapeau noir?

Après avoir passé deux années dans l’incapacité de marcher, Steves Hounkponou, inspiré par les défilés de mode met dans un coin de sa tête qu’il lancera plus tard sa marque. Un …
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From Teacher to Comedian: Dalin Olivier
2 years 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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