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Chronicling the African Renaissance

Power Issue

Power Issue
3 years ago

Power Issue

When we came up with this issue’s theme we didn’t know how apropos it would be for the times we are in. Nearly 300 girls were kidnapped from …
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Africa’s Women of Valor: Fighting for Women’s Rights
3 years ago

Africa’s Women of Valor: Fighting for Women’s Rights

Fear. The only word I can find to describe my emotions that day was an absolute and chilling fear. Staring across the clear bullet proof glass, it seemed as if …
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The Journey of a Fanm Djanm: An Interview with Paola Mathe
3 years ago

The Journey of a Fanm Djanm: An Interview with Paola Mathe

Paola Mathe is many things, but she certainly isn’t boring. This lifestyle blogger, photographer, writer, and hospitality professional likes to keep people guessing. Her unique, vibrant style has …
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The Happy African
3 years ago

The Happy African

With his infectiously bright Motown and funk-inspired single “Happy,” Pharrell Williams brings a refreshing wave of joy to a world fatigued by disasters. From the tragedies of the …
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Ayiba Power Players 2014: The 15 under 30 List
3 years ago

Ayiba Power Players 2014: The 15 under 30 List

Beulah Osueke

Beulah Osueke is of Nigerian descent and lives in Philadelphia, PA in the United States. She …
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Shuffering and Shmiling : A review of Teju Cole’s Every Day is for the Thief
3 years ago

Shuffering and Shmiling : A review of Teju Cole’s Every Day is for the Thief

If you have ever had a Yahoo! address then chances are that you may have received an email from a Nigerian “business man” promising to sell you something if you …
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Are Egypt’s disenchanted youth being left behind?
3 years ago

Are Egypt’s disenchanted youth being left behind?

Egyptians headed to the ballot boxes yet again in a fresh attempt at rectifying the country’s political mess. Even though this year’s presidential election was spared much fanfare, …
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For Ghanaian citizens who dream of a better country when reality does not suffice
3 years ago

For Ghanaian citizens who dream of a better country when reality does not suffice

Story time! Are you ready? Let’s go.

A typical day begins with a grueling hour and forty-five minute traffic ordeal on the pothole-ridden roads from Tema …
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African Feminism is Real
3 years ago

African Feminism is Real

“Naming oneself as a woman, in societies and traditions which have always named us as somebody’s mother, wife, or daughter, in both the public and private, makes …
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Nigerian Moin Moin Recipe
3 years ago

Nigerian Moin Moin Recipe

Moin moin is essentially a steamed spicy bean cake. Read below to find out how to make this delicious and healthy Nigerian specialty.  

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