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Chronicling the African Renaissance

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Why I train grandmothers to treat depression
2 years ago

Why I train grandmothers to treat depression

Dixon Chibanda is one of 12 psychiatrists in Zimbabwe — for a population of more than 16 million. Realizing that his country would never be able to scale traditional methods …
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#BeingFemaleinNigeria sparks similar hashtags across Africa
4 years ago

#BeingFemaleinNigeria sparks similar hashtags across Africa

Recently, Nigerians, mostly the women, have taken over Twitter with the hashtag, #BeingFemaleinNigeria. These outspoken individuals have been painting a vivid picture of the realities and hardships of being a …
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Becoming Michaela DePrince: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina
5 years ago

Becoming Michaela DePrince: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina

As part of our new “Becoming” series, acclaimed ballerina Michaela DePrince took a break from her performance tour with the Dutch National Ballet to speak to Ayiba’s …
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