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Chronicling the African Renaissance

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Behind the Headlines with Chika Oduah
2 years ago

Behind the Headlines with Chika Oduah

While she may be labeled a journalist, Chika Oduah is perhaps better described as an anthropologist ⎯ a true student of culture. Through her photography and writing, …
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Start-Up Stories: Solar Sister
2 years ago

Start-Up Stories: Solar Sister

Africa’s economic growth and quality of life are hindered by a lack of power. The International Energy Agency (IEA) estimates that over 585 million people across the …
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Opportunities for Young Africans (05/27/15)
2 years ago

Opportunities for Young Africans (05/27/15)

Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship For Africans (Funded)

Deadline: June 8, 2015

Stanford Graduate Business School invites Africans …
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Start-up Stories: Reel Fruit
2 years ago

Start-up Stories: Reel Fruit

During her time at Endeavor South Africa, a non-profit that identifies and supports innovative, high-impact entrepreneurs in emerging markets, Affiong Williams became inspired by the entrepreneurs she …
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Voices of Talibés: Fighting for the Rights of Senegal’s Children
2 years ago

Voices of Talibés: Fighting for the Rights of Senegal’s Children

As soon as you step out of Léopold Sédar Senghor airport in Dakar, Senegal’s capital, you don’t have to walk far to see groups of barefoot begging …
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For All the Sons and Daughters of the Diaspora
2 years ago

For All the Sons and Daughters of the Diaspora

your mother sings songs of independence

we are the children of cross atlantic betrayal and new revolution

your father can still feel the splintered wood of bomb shelters …
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Iya Femi: A short poem
2 years ago

Iya Femi: A short poem

Listen to me

i was alive long before the civil war

before this was even Nigeria

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Learning to Hope
2 years ago

Learning to Hope

Being Nigerian and growing up in Nigeria has its perks and jerks. I certainly just made that phrase up but let’s ride with it. I grew up in …
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Bao Smoothies: Africa’s Food Company to the World
2 years ago

Bao Smoothies: Africa’s Food Company to the World

Bao is the first line of smoothies from Delice Foods to pair the Baobab Superfruit from Africa`s legendary Tree of Life with 100% natural exotic fruit purees …
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Touring Joburg’s Inner City through Graffiti Art
2 years ago

Touring Joburg’s Inner City through Graffiti Art

Jo Buitendach is the co-founder of Past Experiences, Johannesburg’s first walking tour company. Past Experiences, gives visitors a taste of life in Joburg’s inner city and encourages them …
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