Hipe! is an online magazine that is published on the first of every month. It is available as a PDF, a flip-
The magazine is interactive and many articles contain links to videos. Hipe TV is our dedicated YouTube channel.
Hipe began in August 2007 and in April 2016 we published our 100th edition of the magazine.
Currently we also run 2day’s Teen, an online magazine aimed at high school readers. It is also the plan to launch new magazines in the near future.
Originally the name of the magazine was going to be Hype! This name, however, was already being used for a magazine. So we changed the name to Hipe! which fits in with our slogan "it's kynda different".
We have a few regular writers, but many of the articles come from those that are new to the writing game. Hipe offers a platform for those that are looking to get their articles published.
Hipe! has three main aims. Our prime objective is to get people, especially young people, reading. Our readership profile and figures show that we are meeting this objective.
Our second objective is to discover and promote new writing talent in Africa. We believe that there are many incredible stories just waiting to be told. All that is needed is a vehicle where the writers can be seen. We believe that Hipe! is that vehicle.
Last, but not least, we want to highlight Africa to the rest of the world. We all know that Africa can be a harsh continent and we've all read the horror stories about Africa. We will never shy away from controversial stories, but we also know that there is a lot of good in Africa. Often the positive aspects of Africa do not get media attention. There is an old saying in journalism -
Check it out! Hipe has its very own YouTube channel.
Just click on the logo above and you’re there.
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