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Yagazie Emezi: A proud Aba girl
6 years ago

Yagazie Emezi: A proud Aba girl

Yagazie Emezi is a popular blogger, artist, and all around creative with a passion for African preservation. She is known for her opinionated, and sometimes controversial, YouTube videos, …
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A good novel shouldn’t have a point: A review of Teju Cole’s Open City
6 years ago

A good novel shouldn’t have a point: A review of Teju Cole’s Open City

Although Open City is his first novel, Teju Cole is no stranger to the world. Undoubtedly a multitalented artist, he regularly contributes to The New Yorker and the …
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Love and Pride in the Face of Faults: A Review of Taiye Selasi’s Ghana Must Go
6 years ago

Love and Pride in the Face of Faults: A Review of Taiye Selasi’s Ghana Must Go

It was James Baldwin that once said “I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to …
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This is Our Chance
6 years ago

This is Our Chance

As a Nigerian studying in the US, I have lost count of the number of times I have been asked the question, “So what comes next after your …
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Start-Up Stories: Exposure Robotics Academy
6 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 Africa Is: The Lagos Chronicles episode 1
6 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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Kayode Oyibo’s year in Nigeria
7 years ago

Kayode Oyibo’s year in Nigeria

I am originally from Neenah, Wisconsin and attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison. I graduated in May with a degree in International Studies and African Studies. I studied abroad …
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Snapshot: 3Az Concept
7 years ago

Snapshot: 3Az Concept

“Photography is capturing tourism in a still form and keeping it forever,” says Lika Ahonsi. A Nigerian-born photographer, Lika dubs her style “photo tourism,” and since she holds …
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Ayodeji Adewunmi of Jobberman.com
7 years ago

Ayodeji Adewunmi of Jobberman.com

In about 3 years Ayodeji Adewunmi and his co-founders have turned jobberman.com into Nigeria’s number one job site. They saw a gap in the market and found a …
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