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Chronicling the African Renaissance

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5 Tips on Creating Success from Entrepreneurs at Andela, Jumia, and ALU
2 months ago

5 Tips on Creating Success from Entrepreneurs at Andela, Jumia, and ALU

Africa’s startup scene is growing from strength to strength as African entrepreneurs create solutions at a faster pace than ever before. With so many African opportunities abound, the ‘war for talent’ …
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Watch Chimamandah Adichie’s ‘Americanah’ Concept Trailer: Are you sold?
2 months ago

Watch Chimamandah Adichie’s ‘Americanah’ Concept Trailer: Are you sold?

It was widely publicized in 2014 when Lupita Nyongo acquired the film rights for Adichie’s Americanah. Not long after, Brad Pitt’s production company, Plan B joined the project. In the meantime, …
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Virgin [Hair] stories: The First Time
2 months ago

Virgin [Hair] stories: The First Time

It took me a while but one day, all of a sudden, I loved it. I loved seeing how resistant its curls brushed against my comb. Curls no, coils. Every …
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We are hiring! Social Media Intern Wanted
2 months ago

We are hiring! Social Media Intern Wanted

Ayiba is a fast-growing online magazine focused on highlighting a new generation of movers and shakers who disrupt tired narratives through innovation, technology, and new media. We are looking for …
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5 Shockers about the Corporate Hustle in Lagos
2 months ago

5 Shockers about the Corporate Hustle in Lagos

I moved home to Lagos (aka Las Gidi) after four years of a liberal arts education in rural Massachusetts. I was excited at the prospect of going home and making the …
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Book Review: The Path Which Shapes Us by Lazola Pambo
3 months ago

Book Review: The Path Which Shapes Us by Lazola Pambo

The Path Which Shapes Us is a novel by South African novelist Lazola Pambo. The book follows the life of the protagonist, Clifford Malothi, an orphaned boy that was adopted …
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HabeshaLA provides the one thing Los Angeles always needed
3 months ago

HabeshaLA provides the one thing Los Angeles always needed

For the Habesha community, living in Los Angeles and neighboring cities can be an isolating journey of cultural awareness due to the vast lay-out of Southern California. As a Habesha …
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This Lingerie Line Unapologetically Tackles Body Image and Diversity In Fashion
3 months ago

This Lingerie Line Unapologetically Tackles Body Image and Diversity In Fashion

Sadia Sisay is a 47 year old Sierra Leonean born British woman who believes that who people are is more important than what they have done. Her past and present …
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Unique Happenings in African Cities over the Holidays
3 months ago

Unique Happenings in African Cities over the Holidays

With Christmas in the air and a spirit of holiday on its heels, if you’re anything like me, you might be looking for something exciting to do during your days …
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Black Xmas: Ideas for your last minute Holiday gifts
3 months ago

Black Xmas: Ideas for your last minute Holiday gifts

Let’s put our money where our pride is and spend some on the ones we love by supporting the ones we love. These black businesses offer various products and aesthetics …
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