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Africans should be allowed to take the lead on trade in their countries

Like many great things that come from Africa, we rarely get the credit for the work that is done here. Our designs, our hard work, and our initiatives, are often attributed to our saviors overseas. Although we appreciate the support brought in from foreign organizations,...

“An Afropolitan Renaissance.”

After years of fighting negative stereotypes about Africa, especially through Western news cycles, a generation of passionate Afrocentrists are finally doing something about it. A new wave of actors and allies are taking on the responsibility of representing African cultures, values, identity and heritage, and...

Two African Women’s Solution to the Lack of African E-books

As digital publishing and e-books make their mark across the world, one African publishing company is front and center. Founded by Barbara Njau and Kudakwashe Kamupira, e-book publishing company Bahati Books aims to bring well-written African literature by African authors to a global audience. With...

Afropolitan Insights: It’s More than Sapeurism…It’s Afropoliurism

Africa is on the rise because the perception of this majestic continent is changing around the world. A key factor in the shift in perception is fashion. For years, global media outlets consistently presented images of African fashion that typically reflected nudity, poverty, and simplicity....

Education initiative for girls in Ghana

What is GEIG? GEIG is the girls education initiative of Ghana. We are a non profit/non governmental organization with a mission to provide academic and financial support for girls, including applicants with special needs, so they may access higher education and professional opportunities. We currently...