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Start-Up Stories: Zamsolar
6 years ago

Start-Up Stories: Zamsolar

Ayiba contributing writer, Akinyi Ochieng, interviewed Brian Waswani Odhiambo, a recent Yale graduate hoping to make his mark in Africa’s entrepreneurial market. Brian has worked across Africa, from …
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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 …
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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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Witches of Gambaga: Women In Exile
7 years ago

Witches of Gambaga: Women In Exile

In multiple African countries witchcraft is perceived with a negative connotation. Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, Angola, South Africa, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the Central African Republic all …
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Plantain Chips and Salsa
7 years ago

Plantain Chips and Salsa

 Igbekere/Plantain Chip Ingredients

  • 4 Unripe plantains (almost like about to become ripe but not totally green)
  • 1 Tspn of salt (I used all purpose seasoning on mine for added …
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A Calabar Christmas Guide
7 years ago

A Calabar Christmas Guide

Calabar is a budding hub for tourism in Nigeria and indeed is becoming an attraction for many across the continent and around the world. Calabar has a lot …
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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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