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African Superfoods You Should Know About
2 years ago

African Superfoods You Should Know About

Baobab

CIFOR/ via flickr

 Baobab trees are very ancient (some date back to a 1000 …
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Changing the Face of Fitness with FitCliqueAfrica
2 years ago

Changing the Face of Fitness with FitCliqueAfrica

Writer and yogi Mildred Apenyo aims to empower women from the inside out through her Kampala gym FitcliqueAfrica, the first and only female gym in Apenyo’s native Uganda. …
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New Song Release: Expensive Sh*t by Wizkid
2 years ago

New Song Release: Expensive Sh*t by Wizkid

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, also known by his stage name Wizkid, is a famous Nigerian recording artist, performer, and songwriter. Since his first hit “Holla at Your Boy” in …
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Lessons from Nairobi’s European Film Festival
2 years ago

Lessons from Nairobi’s European Film Festival

Studies show that one can enhance the experience of watching a movie by watching it with other people, even if they are strangers. However, most movie-goers in Nairobi …
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One Woman’s Fight for Environmental Justice
2 years ago

One Woman’s Fight for Environmental Justice

Phyllis Omido is one mom who you don’t want to mess with. Nicknamed the “East African Erin Brockovich,” Omido is a Kenyan environmental activist who is best …
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Meet the first African cycling team to ever compete in the Tour de France
2 years ago

Meet the first African cycling team to ever compete in the Tour de France

MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung is Africa’s first UCI Professional Continental cycling team. The team is based in South Africa and will be the first African cycling team to compete …
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Opportunities for Young Africans (06/16/15)
2 years ago

Opportunities for Young Africans (06/16/15)

We are partnered with the Opportunity Desk to bring your attention to conferences, fellowships, competitions, scholarship and funding opportunities all year long.

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Grass-roots Activist Koketso Marishane on South African Education
2 years ago

Grass-roots Activist Koketso Marishane on South African Education

Koketso M Marishane is a youth development practitioner from GaMarishane in Limpopo Province, South Africa. He is among the 2014 Top 100 UN Global Leaders and a World …
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Flood and Fire, Blood and Bone
2 years ago

Flood and Fire, Blood and Bone

“Mercy, where are you?”

“I’m in a lorry with Aba. The rains are very heavy. We aren’t moving.”

Obodai grunted on …
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Apply for She Leads Africa’s Pitch Competition
2 years ago

Apply for She Leads Africa’s Pitch Competition

She Leads Africa’s Entrepreneur Showcase is a platform that introduces the continent’s most promising female entrepreneurs to investors, accelerators, and mentors looking to invest in the next generation of …
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