Rise of Afro-Chinese Babies in Africa

It has been well documented in recent years that the ratio of Chinese men to Chinese women is imbalanced and more Chinese men are marrying outside of their race. This has become more evident with Chinese workers who marry local women in many of the […]

Girls Trip Tours – Female Empowerment through Travel

Girls Trip Tours connects travelers with locals who share their perspective about African cities through carefully curated travel experiences. Eyitemi is also the founder of Ayiba Media, which publishes Ayiba Magazine.  The experiences are curated from Ayiba magazine. These experiences are aimed at women in diaspora […]

James Barnor: Ghana’s national treasure!

On the 6th of June, James Barnor celebrated his 90th Birthday. Join us as we celebrate the man who photographed Ghana’s first president Kwame Nkrumah, pioneered photojournalism in Ghana, introduced Ghana to coloured photos and more.

Positives from Ethiopia Eritrea reconciliation

The Eritrean–Ethiopian War was one of the major conflicts in the horn of Africa between Ethiopia and Eritrea from May 1998 to June 2000, over the disputed town of Badme. It led to hundreds of millions of dollars wasted on the war; casualties and people […]

JJ Bola – Our identity does not have to be fixed

17 million Africans moved outside of the continent, between 2015 and 2017.  Should we still identify ourselves with one identity? Congolese – British author and poet, JJ Bola, tells us why a single identity should be a thing of the past.

Dr. Helena Ndume, 35,000 surgeries and counting

Do you know Dr Helena Ndume? As of 2010, she was one of only six ophthalmologists in Namibia. Born during Namibia’s occupation by apartheid South Africa, Ndume fled to Angola then Zambia and the Gambia. At 15, she joined the liberation movement that was involved […]

Why do African leaders go abroad for medical treatment?

Medical tourism is when people visit other countries only to use their medical system. Over the years, African leaders have developed a reputation for engaging in this practice.   Some examples include:   Muhammadu Buhari – Nigeria  Muhammadu Buhari infamously went to the UK for […]