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Chronicling the African Renaissance

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Everything is my canvas: Laolu Senbanjo’s TED Talk
9 months 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
9 months 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
10 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
10 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
10 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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Kickstarter Campaign for Documentary Filmed between MIT and Africa over 4 Years Launched
10 months ago

Kickstarter Campaign for Documentary Filmed between MIT and Africa over 4 Years Launched

One Day I Too Go Fly Inc, an independent production company creating films exploring new narratives about Africans and Africa in a globalized age, has launched a new Kickstarter crowdfunding …
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Nnedi Okorafor’s ‘Who Fears Death’ is coming to HBO with George Martin as Executive Producer
11 months ago

Nnedi Okorafor’s ‘Who Fears Death’ is coming to HBO with George Martin as Executive Producer

Nnedi Okorafor’s Who Fears Death was published in 2010. Seven years later, the critically acclaimed science fiction novel is being turned into a TV show.  Yesterday, Okorafor announced that Who Fears Death has …
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Annual Africa All Star Music Fest Starring Tekno, Stonebwoy, Sauti Sol and Franko With Surprise Special Guests
11 months ago

Annual Africa All Star Music Fest Starring Tekno, Stonebwoy, Sauti Sol and Franko With Surprise Special Guests

The world’s biggest Afrobeat and Afropop superstars will be shutting down Toronto this summer at the much anticipated AFRICA All Star Music Fest inside premier entertainment hot spot REBEL (formerly known as Sound …
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WizKid puts #MelaninPoppin on display with new video for Come Closer ft Drake
11 months ago

WizKid puts #MelaninPoppin on display with new video for Come Closer ft Drake

Wizkid dropped an alternate music video for his hit featuring Drake “Come Closer” last week and it’s safe to say most people enjoyed it much more than the first. But, don’t …
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Marvel’s Black Panther Trailer: Meet the African Superheroes of Wakanda
12 months ago

Marvel’s Black Panther Trailer: Meet the African Superheroes of Wakanda

The first teaser trailer for Marvel’s Black Panther is finally here! We see Chadwick Boseman reprise his role as T’Challa, the Black Panther and the newly crowned king of …
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