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My Afropolitan Diary: “Who Is You?”
7 months ago

My Afropolitan Diary: “Who Is You?”

“Who is you?” Chiron, of the critically acclaimed film Moonlight, was asked this by his peers, family, and most importantly himself throughout the entirety of the movie. Regardless …
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Tsehai Publishers: beacon for African knowledge & storytelling
8 months ago

Tsehai Publishers: beacon for African knowledge & storytelling

Now more than ever knowledge, information, and what we hold to be true have become so malleable by media and historical truths. Most times, our identities are shaped …
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24 Hours in Addis Ababa
9 months ago

24 Hours in Addis Ababa

We’re excited at the success of our 24 Hours series, where we be share the coolest places to eat, visit, and stay around Africa. Have you seen our first …
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Ethiopian Diaspora Fellowship is Building Bridges between Home and Diaspora
1 year ago

Ethiopian Diaspora Fellowship is Building Bridges between Home and Diaspora

As Ethiopia grows to become the second largest population in Africa, Ethiopian-Americans are America’s second largest diaspora. While many first-generation diaspora develop connections to their ancestral homeland, the …
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10 African Travel Destinations Off the Beaten Path
1 year ago

10 African Travel Destinations Off the Beaten Path

When people think of traveling to Africa a typical number of popular destinations come to mind. This includes the Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, Elmina Castle in Ghana, and the pyramids …
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Time for a Taste of Ethiopia
1 year ago

Time for a Taste of Ethiopia

With rich, spicy stews and a variety of vegetarian-friendly dishes, Ethiopian food is one of Africa’s most famed cuisines. Now, New York City based chef Hiyaw Gebroyohannes’s start-up …
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Will the EU’s solution to Eritrea’s mass exodus work?
2 years ago

Will the EU’s solution to Eritrea’s mass exodus work?

Every month, thousands of Eritreans flee the country, crossing to neighbouring Ethiopia and Sudan, and increasingly, to Europe. Since the early 2000s, the flow of refugees has been …
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Habesha Breweries: Cold Gold
2 years ago

Habesha Breweries: Cold Gold

In contrast to its southern neighbor Kenya, Ethiopia’s beer-drinking culture is notably under-developed. That’s where Habesha Breweries, a subsidiary of 300-year old Bavaria Breweries, comes in. As Dutch-owned …
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Start-Up Stories: Addis Eats
2 years ago

Start-Up Stories: Addis Eats

Lifelong foodies Eliza Richman and Xavier Curtis are the co-founders of Addis Eats, a company that offers food tours of Ethiopia, to merge their passion for travel and …
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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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