Dear Readers,

This is AYIBA’s fourth issue and closes out our first year of publication!

This issue is a collection of stories that celebrate the richness, uniqueness, dynamism and complexity of African culture and heritage. We have Proudly African pieces, which showcase Mosotho and Cape Verdean culture, features from Yagazie Emezi, blogger extraodinaire and Ikenna Azuike, host of the satirical news program, What’s Up Africa.

Pride Cover

We also have fun pieces that can be useful this holiday season. Learn how to dress in style for the holidays with tips from personal shopper, Tarila and try out the drink recipe for Zobo with your family. There is so much variety in this issue from book reviews on Open City and Ghana Must Go to short stories and photography.

The Pride Issue is full of exciting, inspiring and fun reads. Enjoy reading it and share your favourite pieces with friends!

The AYIBA Magazine team wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Eyitemi Popo,