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New African Food Delivery App: OjaExpress
1 year ago

New African Food Delivery App: OjaExpress

What if you could get your favorite African ingredients from yams to egusi seeds to garri with the click of a button? New app OjaExpress hopes to revolutionize …
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Lamb Bredie
1 year ago

Lamb Bredie

Dr. Tuleka Prah is a filmmaker, food enthusiast, and avid traveler. In an effort to bring together her three passions, she created “My African Food Map.” Dr. Prah …
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Mam’Esther Mahlangu:  The Ndebele Picasso
1 year ago

Mam’Esther Mahlangu: The Ndebele Picasso

Few African artists have achieved as much prominence on the international stage as Mahlangu, otherwise known as Mam’Esther. South African-born Esther Mahlangu is a Ndebele artist well-known for …
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I am “Too African to be American” and “Too American to be African”
1 year ago

I am “Too African to be American” and “Too American to be African”

Earlier this year, Nadia Sasso released her documentary, “Am I: Too African to be American or Too American to be African?” Through her documentary, Sasso examines the experience …
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Chicken Suya Pizza
1 year ago

Chicken Suya Pizza

Try this unique foray into Nigerian-Italian fusion by Nma Jewel Okpara, the founder of the food blog, the Nigerian Lazy Chef. Suya is kebab, marinated in a special …
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Duro Olowu Decorates The White House for Christmas
1 year ago

Duro Olowu Decorates The White House for Christmas

Nigerian-born, London-based designer Duro Olowu was recently enlisted by Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States of America, to decorate The White House for 2015 Christmas celebrations.


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Ecosia: An Internet Search Platform with a Difference
1 year ago

Ecosia: An Internet Search Platform with a Difference

Forests cover almost a third of Earth’s land mass, but they have faced the threat of deforestation for decades. According to the World Wildlife Foundation, every year the …
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Opportunities for Women
1 year ago

Opportunities for Women

Here are some opportunities for women, brought to you by Ayiba and Opportunity Desk:

Silicon Valley & Girls in Tech Internship Programme (Female Software Engineers …
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Pull-apart Samosa Bread
1 year ago

Pull-apart Samosa Bread

Chef Sanjana is founder of the food blog K.O. Rasoi, named for her grandfathers who were famous East African chefs. Her featured recipes are inspired by her Indian …
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Miners Shot Down wins Emmy for Best Documentary
1 year ago

Miners Shot Down wins Emmy for Best Documentary

Filmmaker and South African Rehad Desai won an Emmy for Best Documentary at the International Emmy Awards held in New York City on November 23, 2015. His documentary …
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