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Chronicling the African Renaissance

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Behind the Headlines with Hannane Ferdjani of Africanews
10 months ago

Behind the Headlines with Hannane Ferdjani of Africanews

Algerian-Nigerien journalist Hannane Ferdjani grew up in Burkina Faso, but has studied and worked in France, China, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. A former producer at France 24 and …
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City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World’s Largest Refugee Camp
10 months ago

City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World’s Largest Refugee Camp

Dadaab Refugee Camp, comprised of five separate settlements, is the largest refugee camp in the world. Established in northern Kenya during the early nineties, the camp is now home to …
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Behind the Headlines with Cosmopolitan’s Judith Ohikuare
1 year ago

Behind the Headlines with Cosmopolitan’s Judith Ohikuare

Think journalism is a dying profession? Don’t let those pesky headlines fool you. Brooklyn-born Nigerian-American writer Judith Ohikuare could have followed the path of many children of immigrants …
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Meet the Inaugural Winner of the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award
1 year ago

Meet the Inaugural Winner of the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award

As an entrepreneur, a radio host, and a dancer, Ugandan journalist Nancy Kacungira wears many hats, including a position as the most popular news anchor at Kenya’s KTN …
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Behind the Headlines with Chika Oduah
2 years ago

Behind the Headlines with Chika Oduah

While she may be labeled a journalist, Chika Oduah is perhaps better described as an anthropologist ⎯ a true student of culture. Through her photography and writing, …
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Behind the Headlines with Alexis Okeowo
2 years ago

Behind the Headlines with Alexis Okeowo

Alexis Okeowo is a writer and reporter based in New York City. She has lived and reported from Nigeria, Mexico, and Uganda and written for The New Yorker, …
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