Image
Chronicling the African Renaissance

America

The Homecoming: Obama’s visit to Kenya
4 years ago

The Homecoming: Obama’s visit to Kenya

On March 30, 2015, the White House announced that President Barack Obama would visit Kenya to attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, co-hosted by Kenya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta. The summit’s …
Read More

Meet the Interns!
4 years ago

Meet the Interns!

We received over 70 applications from across Africa and around the globe. After a rigorous selection process, the following talented individuals were selected to help grow Ayiba Magazine …
Read More

Coconut Crusted Red Snapper with Sweet Wild Black Rice
5 years ago

Coconut Crusted Red Snapper with Sweet Wild Black Rice

Spice saveur, Essie Bartels, has a line of delectable Ghanaian-inspred spices and sauces. Founded in 2011, the exquisite brand seeks to create a fusion between different culinary skills and tastes …
Read More

My Afropolitan Diary: Sheba Anyanwu
5 years ago

My Afropolitan Diary: Sheba Anyanwu

Wherever You Go, There You Are 

In the beginning, there was a transition. In snake-like fashion, I shed my skin, worn off like an old cloak, the beginning …
Read More

My Afropolitan Diary: Cokie Nanka
6 years ago

My Afropolitan Diary: Cokie Nanka

I have always described myself as an American national with an African ethos.  I was raised in a Liberian home, in the city of Philadelphia, which has a …
Read More

When a book feels too familiar: A review of Chimamanda Adichie’s Americanah
6 years ago

When a book feels too familiar: A review of Chimamanda Adichie’s Americanah

It’s 9 p.m. on a chilly fall evening. You are knackered from your four-hour shift at the library circulation desk and all you want to do is watch …
Read More

My hijab is not oppressive, but your stereotypes are
6 years ago

My hijab is not oppressive, but your stereotypes are

My hijab, to some non-Muslims, symbolizes oppression and lack of women’s voice and agency in the Islamic faith. These individuals feel it is incumbent upon them to free …
Read More

Studying Abroad in Ghana and Lessons on Pan-Africanism
6 years ago

Studying Abroad in Ghana and Lessons on Pan-Africanism

One time while I was studying in Accra, Ghana, I acquired some rather irritating bug bites. I went to the doctor to get some proper ointment to heal them. While …
Read More