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TripZapp: the travel platform for travelling around Africa
2 years ago

TripZapp: the travel platform for travelling around Africa

“It’s not safe.” “Is it safe?” These are probably the most common comments I get from friends, family, and curious observers whenever I’m travelling somewhere in Nigeria or Africa.

I …
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Kitenge: Handmade in Tanzania
2 years ago

Kitenge: Handmade in Tanzania

Sian Wells is the founder of Kitenge, an ethical clothing brand which empowers tailors and improves their livelihoods in Tanzania. Sian recently shared the story behind Kitenge with Ayiba.

What’s …
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Our favorite talk from TEDGlobal 2017: Who belongs in a city?
2 years ago

Our favorite talk from TEDGlobal 2017: Who belongs in a city?

Underneath every shiny new megacity, there’s often a story of communities displaced. In this moving, poetic talk, OluTimehin Adegbeye details how government land grabs are destroying …
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Stone Town Food Festival, Zanzibar Tanzania
3 years ago

Stone Town Food Festival, Zanzibar Tanzania

The first Stone Town Food Festival, showcasing the city’s culinary traditions, will be held 13 to 16 October 2016 with hotels and eateries across the city taking part. Coinciding with …
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Africa’s Top Hiking Trails
3 years ago

Africa’s Top Hiking Trails

For the fit and adventurous, hiking trails offer the perfect opportunity for exploring and taking in the natural beauty different regions have to offer. Africa’s natural habitat, diversity, …
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The Evolution of BitPesa: Africa’s Bitcoin
4 years ago

The Evolution of BitPesa: Africa’s Bitcoin

BitPesa is a money transfer service that deals with digital currency such as Bitcoin into African currencies. It was designed to cut down the high costs of remittances from …
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Witches of Gambaga: Women In Exile
6 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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