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Chronicling the African Renaissance

Identity Issue

Identity Issue
4 years ago

Identity Issue

In this Issue, we have great features and editorials for you to choose from. We wanted to make this issue all about identity and how complicated one’s idea …
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Calabar Carnival 2012
4 years ago

Calabar Carnival 2012

This article is a follow up to A Calabar Christmas Guide.

The streets of Calabar were once again filled with spectators and Carnival lovers as the …
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Princess of China
4 years ago

Princess of China

I am African, Ghanaian to be precise. Now, I also identify as Chinese. Before you roll your eyes at how cliché this article already sounds, can I just explain? …
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Exploring Digital Art with Barbara Muriungi
4 years ago

Exploring Digital Art with Barbara Muriungi

 Barbara Muriungi is a Kenyan designer, animator, and photographer whose designs have been featured extensively in the United States and abroad. In addition to her own work (whose …
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Afroklectic
4 years ago

Afroklectic

Gillean Opoku was born and raised in Sydney (Australia) to Ghanaian parents.  She works as a digital designer by day and by night she runs Afroklectic with the help of …
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Coconut Caramel by AfroFood
4 years ago

Coconut Caramel by AfroFood

 

Ingredients

1 fresh coconut

¾ cup sugar

½ cup water

1 tsp lemon juice

 

Directions

  • Break coconut open and remove flesh of the coconut.
  • Using a potato …
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Experience Africa: Ghana by Jeremy Kwabena Ginsburg
4 years ago

Experience Africa: Ghana by Jeremy Kwabena Ginsburg

My name is Jeremy Ginsburg. I’m from Minneapolis, Minnesota. I go to school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. I went to Ghana because I wanted to get a …
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Maya “The Poet” Wegerif
4 years ago

Maya “The Poet” Wegerif

Ayiba’s Seyiram Torkonoo interviewed Maya Wegerif, a South African poet and TV presenter currently studying Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College. Seyiram talks with Maya about her identity, …
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A Calabar Christmas Guide
5 years ago

A Calabar Christmas Guide

Calabar is a budding hub for tourism in Nigeria and indeed is becoming an attraction for many across the continent and around the world. Calabar has a lot …
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Kayode Oyibo’s year in Nigeria
5 years ago

Kayode Oyibo’s year in Nigeria

I am originally from Neenah, Wisconsin and attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison. I graduated in May with a degree in International Studies and African Studies. I studied abroad …
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