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Chronicling the African Renaissance

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Saving Mirabel
4 years ago

Saving Mirabel

Sexual assault is a traumatic event that disproportionately affects young women worldwide. The World Health Organization finds that one in every five women is a victim of sexual …
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Summer in Igboland
4 years ago

Summer in Igboland

Born in Nigeria, Ifeanyi Awachie is a photographer who moved to the US when she was at eighteen months old. In 2013, she returned to Nigeria to re-discover …
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419: A Nigerian Scam
4 years ago

419: A Nigerian Scam

The hot sun was burning everything that it could set its hands on and this included Nkiru Nnanni. Nkiru couldn’t breathe. The hot, humid air was doing nothing …
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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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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 …
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Opportunities for Young Africans (06/16/15)
4 years ago

Opportunities for Young Africans (06/16/15)

We are partnered with the Opportunity Desk to bring your attention to conferences, fellowships, competitions, scholarship and funding opportunities all year long.

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Behind the Headlines with Chika Oduah
5 years ago

Behind the Headlines with Chika Oduah

While she may be labeled a journalist, Chika Oduah is perhaps better described as an anthropologist ⎯ a true student of culture. Through her photography and writing, …
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Start-up Stories: Reel Fruit
5 years ago

Start-up Stories: Reel Fruit

During her time at Endeavor South Africa, a non-profit that identifies and supports innovative, high-impact entrepreneurs in emerging markets, Affiong Williams became inspired by the entrepreneurs she …
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Iya Femi: A short poem
5 years ago

Iya Femi: A short poem

Listen to me

i was alive long before the civil war

before this was even Nigeria

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Behind the Headlines with Alexis Okeowo
5 years ago

Behind the Headlines with Alexis Okeowo

Alexis Okeowo is a writer and reporter based in New York City. She has lived and reported from Nigeria, Mexico, and Uganda and written for The New Yorker, …
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