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She Leads Africa Winner Announced in Lagos
5 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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Urban Issue
5 years ago

Urban Issue

The Urban issue is dedicated to Afropolitans bringing their rich culture and energy to major world cities and Afro-socialites dominating on home turf. In this issue we …
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African City Tour: This is Lagos
5 years ago

African City Tour: This is Lagos

Lagos, the commercial capital of Nigeria, is known as Africa’s megacity. It is the home of Nigerian fashion and African entertainment. Its streets are never quiet as music, …
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She Leads Africa Competition: $10,000 Cash Prize for 1st Place
5 years ago

She Leads Africa Competition: $10,000 Cash Prize for 1st Place

By  •  General

Lagos, Nigeria – She Leads Africa has announced the launch of a business pitch competition exclusively for female entrepreneurs, which will give the most promising female entrepreneurs in …
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Shuffering and Shmiling : A review of Teju Cole’s Every Day is for the Thief
5 years ago

Shuffering and Shmiling : A review of Teju Cole’s Every Day is for the Thief

If you have ever had a Yahoo! address then chances are that you may have received an email from a Nigerian “business man” promising to sell you something if you …
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Renaissance Issue
6 years ago

Renaissance Issue

This issue was inspired by new ideas and innovative people! The Renaissance Issue is filled with interviews and articles about young people who are inspiring evolution, growth, and …
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My Afropolitan Diary: Ifeanyi Awachie’s Summer in Igboland
6 years ago

My Afropolitan Diary: Ifeanyi Awachie’s Summer in Igboland

I am Ifeanyi Awachie, an English major at Yale University. I was born in Nigeria in 1992 and immigrated to the States with my parents in 1994. In …
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Artist Spotlight: Laolu Senbanjo
6 years ago

Artist Spotlight: Laolu Senbanjo

Laolu Senbanjo is a Nigerian visual artist, musician, and human rights lawyer who divides his time between New York and his home country. He started drawing as …
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Let’s Talk African Music with DJ Chief Boima
6 years ago

Let’s Talk African Music with DJ Chief Boima

Globalization is the buzzword of this decade. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the music industry where music has become a smorgasbord of different languages, rhythms, and …
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The Evolution of Lagos from the Eyes of a Surulere ‘Gal’
6 years ago

The Evolution of Lagos from the Eyes of a Surulere ‘Gal’

Growing up in Surulere, Lagos in the ’80s, was an experience that I don’t think I would have had any other way. There was just something about being …
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