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NEXTGEN: Afrobytes, a global tech event dedicated to the African tech industry
2 months ago

NEXTGEN: Afrobytes, a global tech event dedicated to the African tech industry

In 2015, Haweya Mohamed created Afrobytes, an annual marketplace gathering tech talent from all across the world with the desire to meet the needs of African innovation hubs. Ayiba’s Precious …
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NEXTGEN: INTRODUCING DIYLAWNG, A LEGAL TECHNOLOGY COMPANY FOR ENTREPRENEURS
6 months ago

NEXTGEN: INTRODUCING DIYLAWNG, A LEGAL TECHNOLOGY COMPANY FOR ENTREPRENEURS

DIYlaw is Nigeria’s foremost legal technology company offering implied and quality legal services and information to entrepreneurs.  The services range from business registration, legal documents, access to legal resources, …
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NextGen: Introducing Publiseer a Digital Publishing Platform for African Creatives
7 months ago

NextGen: Introducing Publiseer a Digital Publishing Platform for African Creatives

The journey of serial internet twin founders, Chidi and Chika Nwaogu into entrepreneurship is an insightful one. Ayiba‘s Precious Obiabunmo discusses with Chidi Nwaogu, co- founder and CEO about …
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TrueEarth: A made-in-Africa alternative for gluten-free products
11 months ago

TrueEarth: A made-in-Africa alternative for gluten-free products

Nokwanda Shabalala’s journey into the FMCG industry is certainly an interesting one. The Fulbright Scholar and Global Leader Fellow comes from the world of finance where she was an experienced …
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Launching Kay Kay’s Fashion
3 years ago

Launching Kay Kay’s Fashion

Kelechi Uchendu launched her fashion platform, Kay Kay’s Fashion, in March 2017, after embarking on a journey that began in October 2016. She shared her journey with Ayiba, explaining how, …
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Placements: Addressing the Issue of Youth Unemployment on the African Continent
3 years ago

Placements: Addressing the Issue of Youth Unemployment on the African Continent

Currently scaling from Nigeria with their eye on servicing the entire African continent, Placements is tackling the issue of youth unemployment and employability. Their vision? To be the go-to platform …
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Street Smart: Geomapping Sexual Harassment in Egypt
3 years ago

Street Smart: Geomapping Sexual Harassment in Egypt

The story of sexual harassment is an all too familiar one. It is present in the workplace, in public spaces, and beyond. It happens at night in the dark but …
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Medixus: Dispelling the myth of African doctors not being “good enough”
3 years ago

Medixus: Dispelling the myth of African doctors not being “good enough”

Having always been a particularly curious person with a love for understanding how things worked, Nicole Kayode studied Natural Sciences: Organic Chemistry & Biomedical Science at University College London and …
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Bespoke Binny: Re-Inventing Home, Self-Care & Decor
3 years ago

Bespoke Binny: Re-Inventing Home, Self-Care & Decor

Home is where the heart is.We live by this mantra, yearn for this to be reality, look for it in places, things, and people. Sometimes we’re unlucky, find ourselves in …
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This Lingerie Line Unapologetically Tackles Body Image and Diversity In Fashion
4 years 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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