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OUR WORLD TOGETHER.

A Black-owned magazine celebrating Pan-African womanhood in all its vigour, diversity & dynamism.

Should Culture Influence Who You Date?

Should Culture Influence Who You Date?

29 Apr 21
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Hazel Kimani

AMAKA contributor Hazel Kimani shares her views on cultural and social traditions with dating in Africa and the African diaspora.

Five Legendary South African Women Who Protested Apartheid With Their Music  

Five Legendary South African Women Who Protested Apartheid With Their Music  

27 Apr 21
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Innocent Ndlovu

In celebration of Freedom Day, we explore the music of these South African women who forever changed history with their art...

10 Easy African Food Recipes to Follow at Home

10 Easy African Food Recipes to Follow at Home

26 Apr 21
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Stephanie Smith Strickland

From hearty traditional African meals to new twists on old favourites, we’ve got 10 simple and delicious recipes for you...

African Women Are Repairing Our Planet Through Activism

African Women Are Repairing Our Planet Through Activism

22 Apr 21
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Shaan Khan  

African women have witnessed first-hand the effects of environmental damage and climate change and have been working to lead...

A beginner’s guide to yoga and meditation

A beginner’s guide to yoga and meditation

20 Apr 21
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Michelle Abraham

We sat down with yoga teacher and holistic health consultant Nzingah Oniwosan to discuss how to practice yoga and meditation...

Six South African Creatives On What Freedom Day Means To Them

Six South African Creatives On What Freedom Day Means To Them

28 Apr 21
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Innocent Ndlovu

Emerging female artists, models, and fashion designers define freedom and share their personal experiences of living in a...

The Mission to Free Freetown: An Interview With Sierra Leone’s Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr

The Mission to Free Freetown: An Interview With Sierra Leone’s Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr

27 Apr 21
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Adama Munu

As we reflect on its 60th year of independence, the mayor of Sierra Leone's capital tells us how she aims to take the nation...

Rosie Motene’s Journey To Art, Authorship and Activism 

Rosie Motene’s Journey To Art, Authorship and Activism 

23 Apr 21
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 Nana Brantuo 

We speak to AMAKA Book's first author on African feminist storytelling.

From Kente to Kemis: A Look at Fabrics Across the African Continent  

From Kente to Kemis: A Look at Fabrics Across the African Continent  

22 Apr 21
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Martha Uche

From Asò-Òkè to kente to Ankara, different countries and tribes have various styles and terms for their textiles. These fabrics...