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Chronicling the African Renaissance

Ayiba Magazine

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She Leads Africa Winner Announced in Lagos
3 years ago

She Leads Africa Winner Announced in Lagos

She Leads Africa’s Entrepreneur Showcase is a platform that introduces the continent’s most promising female entrepreneurs to investors, accelerators, and mentors looking to invest in the next generation …
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Yinka Orisan Jewelry
3 years ago

Yinka Orisan Jewelry

Inspired by her Nigerian heritage, and honing her skills with experience at Nordstrom and Tiffany & Co., Yinka Orisan launched her eponymous jewelry and accessory line in Summer …
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Africa’s Digital Media Space: A conversation with Mark Kaigwa
3 years ago

Africa’s Digital Media Space: A conversation with Mark Kaigwa

Mark Kaigwa lives at the intersection of storytelling, technology and entrepreneurship. He is the founder of Nendo, a Nairobi based consultancy firm, focused on strategy and digital storytelling …
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Inside the Diaspora with Fatima Sesay
3 years ago

Inside the Diaspora with Fatima Sesay

Fatima Sesay is the host of SaharaTV’s Youtube show Inside the Diaspora with Fatima. The show covers any and all things that affect the African Diaspora community in …
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Start-up Stories: Gregory Ugwi talks Thinknum’s $1M capital raise
3 years ago

Start-up Stories: Gregory Ugwi talks Thinknum’s $1M capital raise

Gregory Ugwi grew up in Nigeria and then came to the US to study mathematics at Princeton University where he would meet his Thinknum co-founder, Justin Zhen. Thinknum …
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Day in the Life of a Debonoire: Idia Aisien
3 years ago

Day in the Life of a Debonoire: Idia Aisien

Idia Aisien decided early on that she wanted to be a journalist like her idol, Dele Giwa. Growing up in Lagos, Idia also realized she had a natural …
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Go and Come: An Afropolitan’s Journey Home
3 years ago

Go and Come: An Afropolitan’s Journey Home

We arrived in Akpafu by late morning, having left Tema at half past five. According to my father, his hometown is only three hours from Accra. That’s a …
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Ankara in the City: An Urban Style Guide
3 years ago

Ankara in the City: An Urban Style Guide

The versatility of ankara cannot be overemphasized. Its ability to be used not only in clothing, but also in accessories, shoes, and bags, speaks to its beauty. In this …
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When people ask, “How was Africa?” I respond, “Botswana was great!”
3 years ago

When people ask, “How was Africa?” I respond, “Botswana was great!”

As an African-American who cannot trace her roots, I have always wanted to know more about Africa and the many, diverse cultures therein. When I was offered the …
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“Tourism is Development”: Meet Cherae Robinson of Rare Customs
3 years ago

“Tourism is Development”: Meet Cherae Robinson of Rare Customs

Cherae Robinson is the founder of Rare Customs, a start-up that connects SMEs to emerging African tourism and investment trends. Ayiba’s Akinyi Ochieng spoke with Cherae about her …
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