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Chronicling the African Renaissance

Urban Issue

Ankara in the City: An Urban Style Guide
3 years ago

Ankara in the City: An Urban Style Guide

The versatility of ankara cannot be overemphasized. Its ability to be used not only in clothing, but also in accessories, shoes, and bags, speaks to its beauty. In this …
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When people ask, “How was Africa?” I respond, “Botswana was great!”
3 years ago

When people ask, “How was Africa?” I respond, “Botswana was great!”

As an African-American who cannot trace her roots, I have always wanted to know more about Africa and the many, diverse cultures therein. When I was offered the …
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“Tourism is Development”: Meet Cherae Robinson of Rare Customs
3 years ago

“Tourism is Development”: Meet Cherae Robinson of Rare Customs

Cherae Robinson is the founder of Rare Customs, a start-up that connects SMEs to emerging African tourism and investment trends. Ayiba’s Akinyi Ochieng spoke with Cherae about her …
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Urban Issue
3 years ago

Urban Issue

The Urban issue is dedicated to Afropolitans bringing their rich culture and energy to major world cities and Afro-socialites dominating on home turf. In this issue we …
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African City Tour: This is Lagos
3 years ago

African City Tour: This is Lagos

Lagos, the commercial capital of Nigeria, is known as Africa’s megacity. It is the home of Nigerian fashion and African entertainment. Its streets are never quiet as music, …
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Start-up Stories: Africode
3 years ago

Start-up Stories: Africode

Africode’s mission is to educate, inspire, and equip Africans with the skills necessary to write code that technically and positively grows Africa. Ayiba’s editor-in-chief, Eyitemi Popo, talks with …
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My Afropolitan Diary: Jane Odartey
3 years ago

My Afropolitan Diary: Jane Odartey

Everyone was quick to say how wonderful America (Abrochi) was. Like me, most of these Ghanaians had never even been to Togo, but it didn’t prevent me from …
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How to find Africa-focused jobs by Nina Oduro
3 years ago

How to find Africa-focused jobs by Nina Oduro

Nina Oduro is the founder and President of AfricanDevJobs, a platform for Africa-based development job opportunities and career advice. The site offers insights into African development careers with a focus …
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Alexandria: A poem by Ifeanyi Awachie
3 years ago

Alexandria: A poem by Ifeanyi Awachie

Alexandria

When I was younger I read a series called The American Girl Diaries

They were books about girls …
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Fiction and the City: An Interview with Helon Habila
3 years ago

Fiction and the City: An Interview with Helon Habila

Award-winning author Helon Habila wears many hats. An accomplished writer of three acclaimed novels, Habila is also a professor of Creative Writing at George Mason University. However, his …
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