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Chronicling the African Renaissance

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Inspiring Entrepreneurship Across Africa
3 years ago

Inspiring Entrepreneurship Across Africa

On July 12th, the Berlin-based non-profit organisation Ampion (short for Amplifying Pioneership), hosted an event called “Startups in Africa – Success Stories on a Rooftop.” Ampion enables entrepreneurs …
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Showcasing the Important Role of the Youth at UNCTAD 14
3 years ago

Showcasing the Important Role of the Youth at UNCTAD 14

Nairobi, Kenya recently played host to the fourteenth edition of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. What made the event particularly special, was that for the …
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Dine Diaspora to host Chop Bar – Global Food Experience in Washington DC
3 years ago

Dine Diaspora to host Chop Bar – Global Food Experience in Washington DC

 Dine Diaspora will host “Chop Bar – A Global Food Experience” on August 28, 2016 from 3 pm to 6 pm EST at Capital Fringe in Washington, DC.  Attendees …
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Hallo Jane: Loving Local
3 years ago

Hallo Jane: Loving Local

Jewellery has always meant more to me than its ornamental quality. When I first started travelling, I contemplated what I should buy as souvenirs in all the places …
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Recovering Black History at Cambridge: The Black Cantabs Project
3 years ago

Recovering Black History at Cambridge: The Black Cantabs Project

Within their halls, the thirty-one colleges at the University of Cambridge contain portraits, sculptures, and texts memorializing notable Cantabs. Among these, however, alumni of African descent are markedly absent. Launched in October 2015, the Black Cantabs Project is combing the archives and rewriting Black alumni into the history of this centuries-old institution. Ayiba’s Debbie Onuoha spoke to the project’s co-founders about recovering the often lost or forgotten stories of Cambridge’s Black graduates, from 1849 to the present.

Njoki Wamai is a final-year Kenyan PhD student reading politics at Queen’s College and Nnenda Chinda is a Nigerian-Italian who recently graduated with a BA in classics from Downing College. Read More

Discovery Issue Cover Girl: Dhvani Tombush of Rambling and Snaps 
3 years ago

Discovery Issue Cover Girl: Dhvani Tombush of Rambling and Snaps 

Our latest cover girl is Dhvani Tombush of Rambling and Snaps. The Nigerian-Indian blogger is both brains and beauty—Tombush recently returned to her native Lagos after completing her …
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Africa’s Top Footballers
3 years ago

Africa’s Top Footballers

Of all professions known worldwide, there is no other profession that offers as many rags- to -riches stories as football (also known as soccer). Many players who are …
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How Brexit Will Affect Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa
3 years ago

How Brexit Will Affect Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa

In a historic referendum, the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union on June 23rd came as a shock to many. Almost like a dessert with a …
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Seedstars World Event: 12 of Nigeria’s best seed stage startups compete in Lagos
3 years ago

Seedstars World Event: 12 of Nigeria’s best seed stage startups compete in Lagos

On August 11th, 2016, up to 12 of Nigeria’s best seed stage startups will compete to represent the country at the Seedstars Summit and win up to USD …
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NEW: Opportunities at Google, Andela, MasterCard Foundation and more
3 years ago

NEW: Opportunities at Google, Andela, MasterCard Foundation and more

Here are some great new opportunities for Africans, brought to you once again by Ayiba, in conjunction with Opportunity Desk.

AAUW International Fellowships 2017/18 For Women

Deadline: December 1, 2016


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