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Witches of Gambaga: Women In Exile
4 years ago

Witches of Gambaga: Women In Exile

In multiple African countries witchcraft is perceived with a negative connotation. Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, Angola, South Africa, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the Central African Republic all …
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Exploring Digital Art with Barbara Muriungi
4 years ago

Exploring Digital Art with Barbara Muriungi

 Barbara Muriungi is a Kenyan designer, animator, and photographer whose designs have been featured extensively in the United States and abroad. In addition to her own work (whose …
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Maya “The Poet” Wegerif
4 years ago

Maya “The Poet” Wegerif

Ayiba’s Seyiram Torkonoo interviewed Maya Wegerif, a South African poet and TV presenter currently studying Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College. Seyiram talks with Maya about her identity, …
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Artist Spotlight: Kelvin Okafor
4 years ago

Artist Spotlight: Kelvin Okafor

If you look through these images and think “these can’t be drawn, they must be photographs,” you are giving this young artist a great compliment. After coming across …
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Snapshot: 3Az Concept
4 years ago

Snapshot: 3Az Concept

“Photography is capturing tourism in a still form and keeping it forever,” says Lika Ahonsi. A Nigerian-born photographer, Lika dubs her style “photo tourism,” and since she holds …
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Profiled: Toyosi Faridah Kekere-Ekun
4 years ago

Profiled: Toyosi Faridah Kekere-Ekun

Toyosi Faridah Kekere-Ekun is a Nigerian photographer whose work focuses on fashion, beauty, and portrait photography. After graduating from the University of Nottingham with a BA in Politics …
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Snapshot: Bigg Ayo Photography
4 years ago

Snapshot: Bigg Ayo Photography

Ayoola Akinwumiju, founder of Bigg Ayo Photography, was born in Nigeria but currently resides in Manchester, England. He studied Hospitality Management at the Manchester Metropolitan University. His path …
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Profiled: Wani Olatunde Photography
4 years ago

Profiled: Wani Olatunde Photography

I’m a professional wedding and lifestyle photographer based in Lagos, Nigeria. Although my business is primarily shooting weddings and portraits, I love watching and observing people, so I …
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Snapshot: Imago Pro
4 years ago

Snapshot: Imago Pro

Seun Idowu is a young man with a lot of high hopes and great dreams. He is someone who believes that a man will be empty when he …
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Studio of Modé
4 years ago

Studio of Modé

Modé studied animation and visual effects at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. As she studied animation, she fell more in love with the artistic city …
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