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Chronicling the African Renaissance

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Let’s Talk African Music with DJ Chief Boima
3 years ago

Let’s Talk African Music with DJ Chief Boima

Globalization is the buzzword of this decade. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the music industry where music has become a smorgasbord of different languages, rhythms, and …
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Yagazie Emezi: A proud Aba girl
3 years ago

Yagazie Emezi: A proud Aba girl

Yagazie Emezi is a popular blogger, artist, and all around creative with a passion for African preservation. She is known for her opinionated, and sometimes controversial, YouTube videos, …
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Snapshot: Eternity Bound Photography
3 years ago

Snapshot: Eternity Bound Photography

The Snapshot Series profiles young photographers and gives readers a glimpse into the mind behind the lens.

My name is Ifeyinwa Arinze, and Eternity Bound Photography is my creative outlet. I am …
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What’s Up Africa: An interview with Ikenna Azuike
3 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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Spotlight: Osekre and the Lucky Bastards
4 years ago

Spotlight: Osekre and the Lucky Bastards

Ayiba contributing writer, Seyiram Torkornoo, met up with rising rock star Osekre to chat about his band Osekre and the Lucky Bastards, as well as the popular, Aputumpu Music Festival …
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Artist Spotlight: Kaline
4 years ago

Artist Spotlight: Kaline

Kaline Akinkugbe is a classically trained pianist, singer, songwriter, and aspiring film composer. At the foundation of all her musicianship is soul music. As a child, her mother …
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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
5 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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