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Chronicling the African Renaissance

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Just a Band: Kenya’s super nerdy, electronic music collective
5 years ago

Just a Band: Kenya’s super nerdy, electronic music collective

While at Yale’s Africa Salon, the university’s first African arts and culture festival, Ayiba’s Akinyi Ochieng caught up with Daniel and Bill from Just A Band, a …
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The Altar
5 years ago

The Altar

Aunty Ifeoma usually sits on a tall brown wooden stool in her bedroom. It is a creaky one, this stool. Every time she bends down to moisturize …
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#MyTruth Series: Immigration, Afrophobia and Blurred Borders
5 years ago

#MyTruth Series: Immigration, Afrophobia and Blurred Borders

Send your quotes on the above subjects to team@ayibamagazine.com or post to our facebook and twitter   

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Speaking Against the Xenophobic Attacks in South Africa: I am Born Free
5 years ago

Speaking Against the Xenophobic Attacks in South Africa: I am Born Free

“I am a born free.”

I have lived my entire life reading, hearing, saying, repeating that mantra in ignorance of …
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Inside Ackee and Saltfish with Vanessa Babirye
5 years ago

Inside Ackee and Saltfish with Vanessa Babirye

From Solange to Willow Smith, carefree black girls are the “it girls” du jour. Cecile Emeke’s webseries “Ackee and Saltfish” brings the liberating aesthetic to the small …
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Opportunities for Young Africans (04/14/15)
5 years ago

Opportunities for Young Africans (04/14/15)

African Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Program 2015 to Study in Canada

Deadline: April 26th, 2015

This scholarship will be granted to …
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Art Talk with MoCADA’s Exhibitions Director
5 years ago

Art Talk with MoCADA’s Exhibitions Director

Since 1999, Brooklyn’s Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA) has used visual arts as a platform to explore social and political issues facing the African diaspora. …
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One Keke, Two Buses
5 years ago

One Keke, Two Buses

I would like for you to listen to this audio recording before you scroll through the pictures as I believe things will make a lot more sense this way. However, …
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Green Issue
5 years ago

Green Issue

By  •  Green Issue

Green is our theme from now until May. You can look forward to interesting articles, interviews and short stories every week from now on, so be sure to …
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The Look of a Legend: Olympian Lornah Kiplagat’s New Sportswear Line
5 years ago

The Look of a Legend: Olympian Lornah Kiplagat’s New Sportswear Line

In the world of running, Lornah Kiplagat is royalty. Fitting for a woman whose nickname is “Simba,” Swahili for lion. Part of a successful family of runners …
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