Ayiba Magazine Editorial Fellowship 2016

Ayiba Magazine Editorial Fellowship 2016

Deadline: Ongoing

Ayiba Magazine is a fast-growing online publication focused on breaking down perpetuating stereotypes of Africa by telling stories that exemplify the complexity of African identity. Ayiba is  looking for undergraduate or graduate students who are enthusiastic, highly organized, self-motivated, and have a passion for telling African stories. Fellows will work remotely with an international team stretching across three continents. Each fellow is expected to work approximately 8 – 10 hours per week with a flexible schedule created in consultation with Ayiba’s editorial staff.


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


  • Write two weekly blog posts on topics pertaining African culture and politics
  • Pitch story ideas to the Associate Editor
  • Write feature pieces
  • Identify pieces for re-publication
  • Assist the editorial team with research and special projects


  • Ability to network with young African leaders
  • Opportunity to attend/cover events for Ayiba
  • Hands-on experience with a top-notch team
  • Freedom to lead projects, test strategies, and implement your ideas
  • Recommendation and references upon completion

How to Apply
Email Akinyi Ochieng, [email protected], with your resume and a one – two page writing sample (topics related to Africa are strongly preferred). If you keep a personal blog, we would love you to share the link with us as well. Please note that this fellowship is unpaid.