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Chronicling the African Renaissance

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Top African Video Game Companies
3 years ago

Top African Video Game Companies

Though most African gaming companies are still young, video games are becoming increasingly popular both across the continent and in the wider global market. In Africa, video game …
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UNCTAD 14: Views from the Youth in Africa on Africa’s Development
3 years ago

UNCTAD 14: Views from the Youth in Africa on Africa’s Development

The first ever United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD 14) Youth Forum held in Nairobi, Kenya between 17 and 21 July 2016 was a momentous occasion. …
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The Foxy Five Redefine the F Word: Feminism
3 years ago

The Foxy Five Redefine the F Word: Feminism

The Foxy Five is a new comedy/drama webseries which follows the lives of five women living in Cape Town, South Africa. Through the five characters Blaq Beauty, Femme …
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24 hours in Nairobi
3 years ago

24 hours in Nairobi

Continuing Ayiba’s city guide to the coolest places to spend your time eating, shopping, and relaxing, here are some great places to check out whenever you are in …
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Kayoola: Africa’s First Solar Powered Bus
3 years ago

Kayoola: Africa’s First Solar Powered Bus

Kayoola, meaning “mass carrier,” is the name of Africa’s first solar-powered bus developed by Kiira Motors in Uganda. Kiira Motors grew out of a project at Uganda’s Makerere …
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Kyle Petersen: South African Concert Pianist, Music Director & Performer
3 years ago

Kyle Petersen: South African Concert Pianist, Music Director & Performer

Music became the driving force in Kyle Petersen’s life after he played his first song on the piano at the age of four. He has worked as a …
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Haleema Mekani Consolidates Style and Eco-friendly Design
3 years ago

Haleema Mekani Consolidates Style and Eco-friendly Design

Haleema Mekani is a Milan- trained Zimbabwean designer who owns NGUWO.inc. She is making her mark in her local fashion industry through her debut ECO-Fashion …
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Africa’s Top Business Incubators
3 years ago

Africa’s Top Business Incubators

From Africa to the Americas to Asia, most economies are driven by small and medium scale enterprises. Behind these small businesses are people of diverse ages, educational, and …
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Win 2 All-Access passes to Seedstars World Accra Start-up Competition
3 years ago

Win 2 All-Access passes to Seedstars World Accra Start-up Competition

Seedstars World, the global seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, is returning to Ghana on 21 August 2016, with the support of a local …
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“Zwarte Piet is Racism”: The Dutch cultural tradition of blackface
3 years ago

“Zwarte Piet is Racism”: The Dutch cultural tradition of blackface

In 2011, performance artist and poet, Quinsy Gario (thirty-two), was arrested for public disturbance in the city of Dordrecht in the Netherlands for protesting at the traditional annual …
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