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BEHIND THE HEADLINES: TOFARATI IGE OF PUNCH NEWSPAPER
7 days ago

BEHIND THE HEADLINES: TOFARATI IGE OF PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Tofarati Ige is a writer, singer, actor, journalist, and editor based in Lagos, Nigeria. He excitedly shares with Ayiba’s Precious Obiabunmo about how he got into journalism, the Nigerian …
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Behind the Headlines: Njideka Agbo of Guardian Nigeria
2 months ago

Behind the Headlines: Njideka Agbo of Guardian Nigeria

Njideka Agbo holds a Master’s degree in Print Journalism and Political Communication from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She has been an editor at The Guardian for over a …
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Behind the Headlines with Hannane Ferdjani of Africanews
4 years 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
4 years 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
4 years 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
4 years 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
5 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
5 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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