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Chronicling the African Renaissance

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The #homecoming of a son of Djakotomey: My 7 Days in Lome
12 months ago

The #homecoming of a son of Djakotomey: My 7 Days in Lome

I was hit with a force of emotions sitting in the airport waiting to board the plane back to Johannesburg, South Africa where I’m currently teaching. I thought …
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These Seedstars Soweto Winners Will Advance to the National Final in Joburg
12 months ago

These Seedstars Soweto Winners Will Advance to the National Final in Joburg

On June 14th during Seedstars Soweto, Umoyair, Riovic and Sortd won the pre-selection round of Seedstars World and will advance to the South Africa grand final to compete …
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Behind the Headlines with Hannane Ferdjani of Africanews
12 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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The Unrivaled Zambian Culture
12 months ago

The Unrivaled Zambian Culture

An amalgam of traditions, norms, and values of a diverse people from over seventy ethnic groups make up the Zambian culture. The South African country derives its name …
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African Chefs Cooking Up A Storm
12 months ago

African Chefs Cooking Up A Storm

African cuisine has grown from home favorites to a culinary delight worldwide, thanks to the African chefs determined to highlight traditional spices and taste. From Nigerian jollof to South African …
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City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World’s Largest Refugee Camp
12 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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A Global Brand with Local Drive: Uber Comes to Accra
12 months ago

A Global Brand with Local Drive: Uber Comes to Accra

In Accra, like most West African cities, if you need to get around by car you have one of three options: a trotro (public minivan), a taxi, or a private …
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8 African/Diaspora Documentaries to Watch
12 months ago

8 African/Diaspora Documentaries to Watch

As our favorite shows reach their season finales and slowly go off the air, our summer search for new shows and series to watch will begin. Here is a list …
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The Nile Project: European Tour Starts Soon
12 months ago

The Nile Project: European Tour Starts Soon

This June, the Nile Project will make its European premiere with concerts in Brussels, Bradford, and London. We will also be performing on BBC Radio 3 on June 17 at 11pm …
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Entrepreneurs in Egypt: Meet Ahmed Negm
12 months ago

Entrepreneurs in Egypt: Meet Ahmed Negm

With over twenty million people, Cairo is the biggest city in Egypt, making it the largest city in Africa and the Middle East, and the fifth largest metropolitan area on …
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