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Powerful African Goddess: Ketty Nivyabandi

19th April 2016 7
Ketty Nivyabandi is a Burundian citizen, poet, writer and most recently has been described as an activist when, in protest to President Nkurunziza’s third term, she decided to organize peaceful women’s demonstrations.  ElleAfrique had the [...]

Do Women Issues Have Value?

30th September 2014 0
By Wanjiru Kihusa About a month ago I attended a training session on Op-ed writing. It was at Pawa254 in Nairobi and was dubbed ‘Sauti Ya Dada’ which loosely translates into the voice of women. [...]

You Can’t Afford My love

25th April 2017 0
By Marie-Helena Mekolo I know what I want. I recognize and value my worth. All the men before you taught me to love and cherish the “unwanted” parts of me. Your predecessors were all lessons [...]

Women in Sudan

20th October 2014 4
Sudan has a long history of women in leading positions in the political as well as social arena. Ancient history speaks of queens reigning over kingdoms past, such as Nubia and Kush. Modern history celebrates [...]

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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 […]

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 […]

Excuse My African

20th April 2017 19

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 […]