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Mina Danielle Designs by Dorothy Attakora
4 years ago

Mina Danielle Designs by Dorothy Attakora

Ayiba contributing writer, Akinyi Ochieng, interviewed Dorothy Attakora, founder of Mina Danielle Designs, a company that integrates traditional fabrics with Western accents for women of the African …
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Start-Up Stories: Exposure Robotics Academy
4 years ago

Start-Up Stories: Exposure Robotics Academy

This is the first of several articles in Ayiba’s new series “Start-up Stories;” tales of business and entrepreneurship on the continent.

Ayiba Associate Editor, …
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My Tune
4 years ago

My Tune

I’m humming a consistent tune. It’s been on my mind for hours and I figure humming it will get it out. I’ve been at it …
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Mama Africa Issue
4 years ago

Mama Africa Issue

The cover of the Mama Africa issue represents the beauty, poise and strength of the African woman. This issue explores the Evolution of the African Woman through articles, …
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From Pre-Med to Fashion Design: The Courage to Follow Our Dreams
4 years ago

From Pre-Med to Fashion Design: The Courage to Follow Our Dreams

At times following our passions can be difficult when we are raised in African households and we succumb to societal and familial expectations. Recently, I have noticed that …
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The Hair Revolution!
4 years ago

The Hair Revolution!

Ideologies, thoughts, images, or ideas that keep us from knowing who we are, being who we are, or even being who we want to be, constitute the modern …
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My Africa Is: The Lagos Chronicles episode 1
4 years ago

My Africa Is: The Lagos Chronicles episode 1

Last night was the New York City premiere of the My Africa Is Series. My Africa Is aims to showcase a more balanced side of Africa through documentary film. …
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Artist Spotlight: Kaline
4 years ago

Artist Spotlight: Kaline

Kaline Akinkugbe is a classically trained pianist, singer, songwriter, and aspiring film composer. At the foundation of all her musicianship is soul music. As a child, her mother …
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My Afropolitan Diary: Laura Asimeng
4 years ago

My Afropolitan Diary: Laura Asimeng

As I type this, I find myself at my desk, guided by my fluorescent lamp as my standing fan soothes me into believing that the Ghanaian heat and …
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Haitian Inspired Spiced Corn
4 years ago

Haitian Inspired Spiced Corn

Ingredients

  • 2 Ears of Corn
  • 1/4 Teaspoon of Black Pepper
  • 3 Tablespoons of Melted Butter
  • 1/4 Teaspoon of Paprika
  • 1 Teaspoon of ground Garlic powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon of Cinnamon …
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