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Chronicling the African Renaissance

Formation Issue

The Ankara Revolution
8 months ago

The Ankara Revolution

The calm before the storm: it started during last year’s prom season when Kyemah McEntyre, an eighteen-year-old girl from New Jersey, boldly wore an Ankara print dress that she designed …
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Design Dua: Bringing designs from traditional artisans into your home
9 months ago

Design Dua: Bringing designs from traditional artisans into your home

From the skilled hands of African artisans, Design Dua baskets are quickly cornering the baby products market. Design Dua is a Washington and Accra-based startup dedicated to changing …
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Afro Hair in a Rapunzel World
9 months ago

Afro Hair in a Rapunzel World

My family moved to Paris for the first time when I was four years old. This was an entirely new experience for me because up until that point, …
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Africa’s Technology Landscape from 2016–2020
9 months ago

Africa’s Technology Landscape from 2016–2020

The last five years have been really interesting when it comes to advancements in the area of technology on the African continent — both from adoption and manufacturing point of …
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Weaving History:  The Story of Kente Master
9 months ago

Weaving History: The Story of Kente Master

Traditionally worn by Ghanaian kings and chiefs, Kente fabric has long been a symbol of pride and greatness. Each pattern has a different meaning, and can range from …
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Design Internship Opportunity with AAKS
9 months ago

Design Internship Opportunity with AAKS

A A K S was founded by Akosua Afriyie-Kumi with the goal of introducing the world to her favourite weaving techniques done by the women of Ghana while also creating …
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Inside SPAN, Nigeria’s Leading Performing Arts Center
9 months ago

Inside SPAN, Nigeria’s Leading Performing Arts Center

Sarah Boulos shares how she moved from public health to founding the most prominent performing arts center in Nigeria, SPAN (Society for the Performing Arts in Nigeria). Her …
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African Billionaires Drive Development
9 months ago

African Billionaires Drive Development

To maintain the impressive growth of the last decade, African economies require increased investment in sectors ranging from agribusiness to infrastructure to renewable energy. Development dollars and foreign …
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24 Hours in Accra
9 months ago

24 Hours in Accra

We’re excited to announce the launch of our 24 Hours series, where we’ll be sharing the coolest places to eat, visit, and stay around Africa. First up: Accra, …
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NEW: Opportunities for Africans at the UN, World Bank, Harvard and more
9 months ago

NEW: Opportunities for Africans at the UN, World Bank, Harvard and more

Here are some great new opportunities for Africans, brought to you by Ayiba Magazine and Opportunity Desk.

Africa Business Fellowship 2017

Deadline: November 1, 2016 & December 1, 2016


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