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Chronicling the African Renaissance

Renaissance Issue

Renaissance Issue
3 years ago

Renaissance Issue

This issue was inspired by new ideas and innovative people! The Renaissance Issue is filled with interviews and articles about young people who are inspiring evolution, growth, and …
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Start-Up Stories: Gossy Ukanwoke Talks Revolutionizing Nigerian Higher Education
3 years ago

Start-Up Stories: Gossy Ukanwoke Talks Revolutionizing Nigerian Higher Education

At just twenty-five years old Gossy Ukanwoke, a passionate young entrepreneur, has created and run several successful companies. He is from Abia State in Nigeria and grew up …
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An African City: Meet Cast Member Nana Mensah
3 years ago

An African City: Meet Cast Member Nana Mensah

The new web series An African City follows five beautiful African women, raised in the west, who return home to search for love in a continent quite different …
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What’s Cooking: An Interview with Chef Pierre Thiam
3 years ago

What’s Cooking: An Interview with Chef Pierre Thiam

Growing up in the vibrant streets of Dakar, Chef Pierre Thiam grew to love and appreciate West African food. His lifelong passion for food lead him to abandon …
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My Afropolitan Diary: Ifeanyi Awachie’s Summer in Igboland
3 years ago

My Afropolitan Diary: Ifeanyi Awachie’s Summer in Igboland

I am Ifeanyi Awachie, an English major at Yale University. I was born in Nigeria in 1992 and immigrated to the States with my parents in 1994. In …
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Start-Up Stories: Heel The World
3 years ago

Start-Up Stories: Heel The World

Fred Deegbe is the founder and CEO of the Ghanaian shoemaking social enterprise Heel the World (HTW). Fred, who describes himself as a shoemaker, graduated from Ashesi University with a …
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Artist Spotlight: Laolu Senbanjo
3 years ago

Artist Spotlight: Laolu Senbanjo

Laolu Senbanjo is a Nigerian visual artist, musician, and human rights lawyer who divides his time between New York and his home country. He started drawing as …
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Let’s Talk African Music with DJ Chief Boima
3 years ago

Let’s Talk African Music with DJ Chief Boima

Globalization is the buzzword of this decade. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the music industry where music has become a smorgasbord of different languages, rhythms, and …
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Start-Up Stories: Abai Schulze on Building a Luxury African Fashion Brand
3 years ago

Start-Up Stories: Abai Schulze on Building a Luxury African Fashion Brand

ZAAF founder Abai Schulze is a woman with a vision. Despite leaving her homeland of Ethiopia as a child for the United States, Schulze never lost sight of …
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Recipe: Green Mango Compote by Chef Pierre Thiam
3 years ago

Recipe: Green Mango Compote by Chef Pierre Thiam

Here is a simple and easy to prepare recipe from Chef Pierre!

 

Green Mango Compote

Ingredients

  • 1/2-cup water
  • 1/2-cup honey
  • 1/2-cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime …
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