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Recycling Ugly Waste into Beauty
2 years ago

Recycling Ugly Waste into Beauty

Last month, Ayiba’s founder, Eyitemi Popo, judged the Opportunity Desk Impact Challenge 2017 alongside change makers from around the world. We would like to introduce you to the 2nd place …
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In Your Earbuds: Press Play with Ayiba
3 years ago

In Your Earbuds: Press Play with Ayiba

This edition of In Your Earbuds features a diverse set of vibes by African artists. This set includes soul-pop, reggae, and afrobeats. Amongst the artists, you’ll find a lot of …
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The Child of Ignorance: Racism in Sports
4 years ago

The Child of Ignorance: Racism in Sports

MTN-Qhubeka (featured in Ayiba’s Design Issue) is Africa’s first cycling team to participate in the Tour de France since 1950. The team made history by being the first …
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Africa Writes 2015
4 years ago

Africa Writes 2015

The Royal African Society is keeping to its newly-founded tradition and has brought the annual literature festival Africa Writes 2015 to the public. The aim of the festival, …
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Lupita Nyong’o in Maki Oh at Homecoming Event in Kenya
4 years ago

Lupita Nyong’o in Maki Oh at Homecoming Event in Kenya

Leading fashion label Maki Oh continues to prove a hit amongst Hollywood’s fashion elites as Lupita Nyong’o wears two classic hand-painted and hand-dyed pieces by one of Africa’s …
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Five African Female Scientists You Should Definitely Know About
4 years ago

Five African Female Scientists You Should Definitely Know About

Recently, Nobel Prize winner Tim Hunt sparked controversy when he claimed that women should not be in science, as they can prove distracting to male scientists in the …
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Start-Up Stories: Jembere Eyewear
4 years ago

Start-Up Stories: Jembere Eyewear

After nearly a decade of designing eyewear, Abaynesh Jembere decided to live her dreams by launching her own line of sunglasses. Her brand, Jembere Eyewear, fuses Abaynesh’s passion …
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ALARA’s Fashion Night Out
4 years ago

ALARA’s Fashion Night Out

ALÁRA is a new concept store for Nigeria and Africa – created by Reni Folawiyo and dedicated to the promotion of contemporary art, fashion, design, cuisine, and culture …
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11 Opportunities for Young Africans (11/29)
4 years ago

11 Opportunities for Young Africans (11/29)

Ayiba and the opportunity desk always have you covered with relevant employment and funding opportunities. Here is our newest list:

 1. Global Scholars Program (GSP) …
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African City Tour: Butare, Rwanda through the Eyes of an Expat
4 years ago

African City Tour: Butare, Rwanda through the Eyes of an Expat

Butare City, the capital of Huye District, is a small city with a lot of flare. Although it is not as popular or as populated as the …
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