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Leaning On Each Other

18th January 2017 2
By Ariane Kamdoum It was past midnight and I couldn’t think of anyone I could call that would get what I was going through. At that moment I never felt so alone and misunderstood. The [...]

What Type of Car Are You?

2nd April 2014 0
Article is by C.J Npowa Ladies, in the eyes of “some” men, you are not very different from the cars they drive, hence the terms: checking her out, riding her, she’s got a nice hood, [...]

The Game Of Excuses

1st July 2016 7
By Anna Kakuba “How pitiful is an intelligence used only to make excuses to quieten the conscience”- Ignazio Silone,  Bread and Wine, 1936 I have been blessed to encounter so many people in 2016 that have changed [...]

Seven African Women You Need To Know!

12th September 2016 3
By Mako Muzenda There are many misconceptions around what African women can and cannot do, linked to the image of Africa as a backward and deeply repressive continent where women are incapable or prevented from [...]

Beauty: Universal or Individual?

2nd February 2015 6
I often wonder who the first person to define beauty pertaining to human beings was. Did s/he also come up with the so-called standards of beauty? Or was that decided later on by a group [...]

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30 Sudanese Women You Should Know

15th June 2016 43

For centuries Sudanese women have been pushing the boundaries of the patriarchal society, excelling in fields almost always dominated by men despite the difficulties they face. We searched for the women making an impact today both nationally and […]

Excuse My African

20th April 2017 20

I never had any issues with my being African, until I started living in the United States of America.  That was when I realized that my kind of “African” is different. I’m not talking about […]

Open Letter to Miss Rwanda Organizers

3rd March 2015 19

Dear Organizers, As any other social media addict, I was privy to the infamous video that came out of last year’s Miss Rwanda pageant. I am going to spare you the details of the video […]