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Start-up Stories: Zere Fashion House
2 years ago

Start-up Stories: Zere Fashion House

Tosin Obalade has a master’s degree in pharmacy from the University of Nottingham, but when she is not working full time as a pharmacist, she is busy …
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Vegans of Nigeria
2 years ago

Vegans of Nigeria

What is the hardest thing you have ever done? Surely being vegan will never be one of them because being vegan is EASY (but maybe a tad …
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An African City’s Esosa E On Her Raw Vegan Lifestyle
2 years ago

An African City’s Esosa E On Her Raw Vegan Lifestyle

Award-winning actress, writer, filmmaker and model Esosa Edosomwan, also known as Raw Girl on her popular blog, is a raw vegan lifestyle expert. After receiving an undergraduate …
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The Man in the Orange Shirt
2 years ago

The Man in the Orange Shirt

For most of my summer, I was stuck in Lagos rush hour traffic. See, a standstill on Awolowo road is enough to make even the most optimistic patriot …
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#MyTruth: One African’s perspective on #BlackLivesMatter
2 years ago

#MyTruth: One African’s perspective on #BlackLivesMatter

I have been watching the media coverage on the Baltimore uprisings and have been following #BlackLivesMatter. I would like to let America know that this not a race …
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NEW: Opportunities For Young Africans
2 years ago

NEW: Opportunities For Young Africans

Software Development Teaching Fellowship at MEST Ghana (Fully-Sponsored)

Deadline: April 30, 2015

The Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) is looking …
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Talking Transnational Fashion with Zimbabwean designer Danayi Chapfika
2 years ago

Talking Transnational Fashion with Zimbabwean designer Danayi Chapfika

Zimbabwean designer Danayi Chapfika is making her mark in her local fashion industry through her new womenswear line Haus of Stone. Borrowing from her diverse experiences in …
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Challenging Beauty Standards: Ng’endo Mukii’s Yellow Fever
2 years ago

Challenging Beauty Standards: Ng’endo Mukii’s Yellow Fever

Colorism is a problem that plagues women worldwide. In her recent mixed-media documentary, Yellow Fever, Kenyan filmmaker Ng’endo Mukii explores the effects of Eurocentric beauty standards on …
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Meet the New Queen of Comedy: First Gen’s Yvonne Orji
2 years ago

Meet the New Queen of Comedy: First Gen’s Yvonne Orji

First Gen is a new sitcom pilot written by actress and comedian Yvonne Orji. Like the main character Joanna, Orji opted out of a career in medicine …
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Jus Papaye: Haitian Papaya Smoothie
2 years ago

Jus Papaye: Haitian Papaya Smoothie

I typically don’t care much for papaya, but after my longtime Haitian roommate made me this delicious papaya drink, I opened my mind to picking it up …
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