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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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Afracanah Podcast: Brought to you by your new fav girl children
2 weeks 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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Celebrate African Heritage Month with your copy of Folktales are Forever
2 weeks ago

Celebrate African Heritage Month with your copy of Folktales are Forever

Experiencing the reality of a dream is fulfilling beyond words. You look back at the journey from start to finish, and all that matters is that you never gave up. …
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Meet the Instagram Influencer and Entrepreneur behind BlackHats Paris
3 weeks 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
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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Everything is my canvas: Laolu Senbanjo’s TED Talk
4 weeks 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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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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Keloid: A supernatural web series by the Black TV & Film Collective
2 months ago

Keloid: A supernatural web series by the Black TV & Film Collective

Keloid is a supernatural suspense drama focused on a mother and son’s journey to wrestle his newfound supernatural powers under control, and hide out from mistakes in their past that haunt (and …
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Zuriel Oduwole, 14-year old phenom launches First Film Class program in Namibia
2 months ago

Zuriel Oduwole, 14-year old phenom launches First Film Class program in Namibia

Five years ago at the age of 9, young Zuriel Oduwole wanted to do something very different from the rest of her history class group, who were tasked to tell the …
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