Author Archives: Oyinkan Braithwaite



Oyinkan Braithwaite

Oyinkan Braithwaite is a graduate of Creative Writing and Law from Kingston University. Following her degree, she worked as an assistant editor at Kachifo and has been freelancing as a writer and editor since. She has had short stories published in anthologies and has also self published work. In 2014, she was shortlisted as a top ten spoken word artist in the Eko Poetry Slam.

VALENTINE’S ON A BUDGET
Lifestyle

VALENTINE’S ON A BUDGET

This article is for the men because it is mostly considered their responsibility to organize the Valentine outing. However, at approximately N300 to a $1, many of us are humble...

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February 12, 2016
HOW TO GET RID OF THAT MIGRAINE
Lifestyle

HOW TO GET RID OF THAT MIGRAINE

We have all had that headache; you know the one – it feels as if you have your own private drumline rocking in your brain. You can’t move for fear...

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February 09, 2016
An Audacious Ankara Style
Fashion

An Audacious Ankara Style

Remember the days when pattern on pattern was taboo? If you wished to don a patterned skirt, you would wear a plain top over it; if it was a patterned...

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November 16, 2015
Review of Skinny Girl In Transit
Film and TV

Review of Skinny Girl In Transit

Skinny Girl in Transit is a web series produced by Ndani TV, and as the name implies, it is a comedy about a young Nigerian woman and her efforts to...

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November 04, 2015
African International Film Festival
Film and TV

African International Film Festival

The 5th Africa International Film Festival is coming to a location near you this November. The festival, otherwise known as AFRIFF was born out of a desire to celebrate African...

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November 02, 2015
The Gele
Culture & Travel, Fashion

The Gele

The gele is one of those fashion pieces that have weathered the test of time. Gele is the Yoruba term for a woman’s headpiece that serves as a complementary and...

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October 28, 2015
Beauty and the Catfish
Fashion, Lifestyle

Beauty and the Catfish

As Instagram continues to grow in popularity, so does the occurrence of catfishing. What is catfishing? According to the Urban dictionary, catfishing is the phenomenon of Internet predators that fabricate...

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October 23, 2015
Vivid Verses
Performing Arts, Spoken Word

Vivid Verses

Vivid Verses is a platform that boasts over 100 poets under its belt. Spoken word is growing rapidly in Nigeria, and Vivid Verses is right at the centre of the...

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October 21, 2015