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Chronicling the African Renaissance

Ayiba Magazine

Over 350 articles and counting

Most romantic African getaways for Valentine’s Day
2 months ago

Most romantic African getaways for Valentine’s Day

Love is certainly in the air, and as the special day of celebrating love draws near, most of us are rampaging the internet for ideas of gifts to give and …
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Luvvie Ajayi’s I’m Judging You will be our next Shondaland Obsession
2 months ago

Luvvie Ajayi’s I’m Judging You will be our next Shondaland Obsession

Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers’ Shondaland, alongside ABC Signature Studios, have acquired rights to Luvvie Ajayi’s debut book I’m Judging You: The Do Better Manual to develop as a cable comedy …
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The poetic response to Trump’s #RefugeeBan
2 months ago

The poetic response to Trump’s #RefugeeBan

Warsan Shire, a Somali-born in Kenya and raised in London, has been writing about the refugee experience for years. She was thrust into the limelight when Beyonce featured her poems …
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Nigerian becomes first black woman President of Harvard Law Review
2 months ago

Nigerian becomes first black woman President of Harvard Law Review

Imelme Umana, a doctorate candidate at Harvard Law School, is the first Black woman to be elected as president of one of the most prestigious legal journals in the nation, the Harvard …
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If the world’s longest river could sing: The Nile Project upcoming US tour + new album
2 months ago

If the world’s longest river could sing: The Nile Project upcoming US tour + new album

“Seductive and beautiful […] nothing short of revolutionary.”—Afropop Worldwide Drawing on modern production methods and a healthy dose of vintage equipment, propelled by a collective international spirit and sheer determination, …
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Angola’s Bangaologia – The Science of Style
2 months ago

Angola’s Bangaologia – The Science of Style

Declared by Forbes Magazine as one of “The 15 Young African Creatives Rebranding Africa”, Coréon Dú is a multi-disciplinary artist whose work encompasses TV and movie production, fashion design and music. Internationally …
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Full scholarships to Canada + Opportunities from Yale, Microsoft and more
2 months ago

Full scholarships to Canada + Opportunities from Yale, Microsoft and more

Here are some great new opportunities for Africans, brought to you once again by Ayiba, in conjunction with Opportunity Desk. We want our Ayiba family to succeed and are always …
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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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