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Chronicling the African Renaissance

Revolution Issue

Behind the Scenes with Afripedia
2 years ago

Behind the Scenes with Afripedia

New web series Afripedia is a new five-part documentary series by Sweden’s Stocktown Films that focuses on creatives in Angola, Ghana, Kenya, Senegal, and South Africa. Ayiba’s Akinyi …
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From Science to Social Media: Meet Morin Oluwole
2 years ago

From Science to Social Media: Meet Morin Oluwole

From science to social media, Nigerian-born Morin Oluwole, Director of Luxury Client Partnerships at Facebook, has used her background in data and passion for design to bring out …
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Behind the Headlines with Alexis Okeowo
2 years ago

Behind the Headlines with Alexis Okeowo

Alexis Okeowo is a writer and reporter based in New York City. She has lived and reported from Nigeria, Mexico, and Uganda and written for The New Yorker, …
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Buy African: Ayiba’s Valentine’s Day Gift Guide
2 years ago

Buy African: Ayiba’s Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

 

Buy African this Valentine’s Day with our gift guide! We got our readers discounts on some of the items just to show how much we love and appreciate you. …
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Start-Up Stories: Tech Needs Girls Ghana
2 years ago

Start-Up Stories: Tech Needs Girls Ghana

As a young girl, Regina wanted to build a rocket. Upon presenting a prototype to her physics teacher, she was told, “It’s impossible. Girls don’t build rockets. They …
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Start-Up Stories: Addis Eats
2 years ago

Start-Up Stories: Addis Eats

Lifelong foodies Eliza Richman and Xavier Curtis are the co-founders of Addis Eats, a company that offers food tours of Ethiopia, to merge their passion for travel and …
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The Woman Behind the Label: Tanya Mushayi
2 years ago

The Woman Behind the Label: Tanya Mushayi

Tanya Mushayi is the young Zimbabwean designer building her brand through social media. The fashion fanatic started out making clothes for herself wearing her own designs and blogging about them. …
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Becoming Hannah Giorgis: Raising Your Voice
2 years ago

Becoming Hannah Giorgis: Raising Your Voice

Hannah Giorgis is a writer and organizer whose work addresses the intersections of race, gender, immigration, class, and culture. Based in NYC, she is the daughter of Ethiopian and …
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Revolution Issue
2 years ago

Revolution Issue

Revolution is our theme from now until March! You can look forward to interesting articles, interviews and short stories every week from now on, so be sure to …
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Opportunities for Young Africans (01/26/15)
2 years ago

Opportunities for Young Africans (01/26/15)

1. BBC World News Komla Dumor Award for African Journalists (fully-funded)

Deadline: February 2, 2015

BBC recently launched …
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