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Into the ‘I of Africa’ with Model & Media Maven, Aina Fadina
1 month ago

Into the ‘I of Africa’ with Model & Media Maven, Aina Fadina

Having graduated from Temple University in Philadelphia in the hopes of becoming a medical doctor, Aina Fadina has become a successful model and innovator behind the digital series I of …
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Behind the Headlines with Cosmopolitan’s Judith Ohikuare
1 year ago

Behind the Headlines with Cosmopolitan’s Judith Ohikuare

Think journalism is a dying profession? Don’t let those pesky headlines fool you. Brooklyn-born Nigerian-American writer Judith Ohikuare could have followed the path of many children of immigrants …
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My 9-to-5 Made Me Too Comfortable. So I Became an Entrepreneur.
1 year ago

My 9-to-5 Made Me Too Comfortable. So I Became an Entrepreneur.

Discovering Discomfort

I moved to China when I was 21 years old.

In May 2010 I graduated from UNC Chapel Hill and that following …
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ALARA’s Fashion Night Out
2 years ago

ALARA’s Fashion Night Out

ALÁRA is a new concept store for Nigeria and Africa – created by Reni Folawiyo and dedicated to the promotion of contemporary art, fashion, design, cuisine, and culture …
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Bao Smoothies: Africa’s Food Company to the World
2 years ago

Bao Smoothies: Africa’s Food Company to the World

Bao is the first line of smoothies from Delice Foods to pair the Baobab Superfruit from Africa`s legendary Tree of Life with 100% natural exotic fruit purees …
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Opportunities for Young Africans (03/28/15)
2 years ago

Opportunities for Young Africans (03/28/15)

2015 Bristol Short Story Prize

Deadline: April 30, 2015

This Prize is open to every published or …
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Nigerian-American: Life Between the Dash
2 years ago

Nigerian-American: Life Between the Dash

It doesn’t take long to stop being a “real Nigerian.” For you, it starts with boarding a plane from Murtala Mohammed International Airport under the guise of foreign tertiary education. As the plane …
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From Science to Social Media: Meet Morin Oluwole
2 years ago

From Science to Social Media: Meet Morin Oluwole

From science to social media, Nigerian-born Morin Oluwole, Director of Luxury Client Partnerships at Facebook, has used her background in data and passion for design to bring out …
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Behind the Headlines with Alexis Okeowo
2 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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Becoming Zuriel Oduwole: A Girl on a Mission
2 years ago

Becoming Zuriel Oduwole: A Girl on a Mission

At just twelve years old, Zuriel Oduwole has already accomplished more than some people will in a lifetime. This formidable young lady has travelled across the world to interview some …
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