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My 9-to-5 Made Me Too Comfortable. So I Became an Entrepreneur.
4 years ago

My 9-to-5 Made Me Too Comfortable. So I Became an Entrepreneur.

Discovering Discomfort

I moved to China when I was 21 years old.

In May 2010 I graduated from UNC Chapel Hill and that following …
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Will the EU’s solution to Eritrea’s mass exodus work?
4 years ago

Will the EU’s solution to Eritrea’s mass exodus work?

Every month, thousands of Eritreans flee the country, crossing to neighbouring Ethiopia and Sudan, and increasingly, to Europe. Since the early 2000s, the flow of refugees has been …
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Mawusi: Inspired by Ghana
4 years ago

Mawusi: Inspired by Ghana

As authentic African products gain more prominence in the international fashion scene, Mawusi, a Ghanaian-inspired clothing and accessories line, stands ahead of the pack with a range of …
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In Search of Further Education: From South Africa to Germany
4 years ago

In Search of Further Education: From South Africa to Germany

Recently I made a big, and I believe brave, life decision to relocate from Johannesburg, South Africa to Potsdam, Germany in order to pursue further education. I am …
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Ali Lamu: From Kenya with Love
4 years ago

Ali Lamu: From Kenya with Love

It has often been said that Lamu, Kenya (the oldest Swahili settlement in East Africa and host to several festivals year round including the Lamu Cultural Festival) is …
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BudgIT: Illuminating Government Finances
4 years ago

BudgIT: Illuminating Government Finances

In Nigeria, a nation trying to evolve into a strong democracy, the selection by voters of public office holders that protect their interests has been particularly challenging. In …
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Meet an African organization fighting anemia and blood cancer
4 years ago

Meet an African organization fighting anemia and blood cancer

This article was originally posted here by The ONE Campaign .

If you are of African descent, then you probably know someone who has sickle cell …
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In your Earbuds: Press Play with these 7 African Artists
4 years ago

In your Earbuds: Press Play with these 7 African Artists

In this edition of In Your Earbuds, these Afro vibes are brought to you by Charissa Mubita. A self-described pan-Africanist, music lover, and culture explorer, Charissa is also …
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Kanayo Ebi: Stylist to the Stars
4 years ago

Kanayo Ebi: Stylist to the Stars

The global fashion industry is worth trillions of dollars every year, and fashion capitals like Paris, New York, and Milan have remained in the forefront of the industry. …
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Developing Social Capital in South African Youth
4 years ago

Developing Social Capital in South African Youth

Mostafa Shahat  interviewed Susannah Farr from South Africa, who started GOLD Peer Education Development Agency (GOLD). Her vision was to discover a generation of grassroots leaders and to develop …
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