Culture

A Feminist Manifesto

9th April 2018 Sola Ogunbiyi 0

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is without a doubt, a vocal African feminist act. She literally wears her identity as a woman/African as a badge. She is simultaneously an inspiration and a nuisance to many, it’s not […]

Culture

Meet Okoye

5th April 2018 Sola Ogunbiyi 0

The Igbo people (hail from Eastern Nigeria) have four market days namely: Eke Afo Nkwo Orie In Igbo, ‘Oko’ means a man, ‘Orie or Oye’, means a market day, so ‘Okoye’ means a man/boy born […]

Empowerment

Taking Up Space

29th March 2018 Dorothy Michieka 0

The Struggle. As soon as he walked into the room, I knew. He had been with her. I was not angry. He said he would look for her. He’d told me he needed her and […]

Empowerment

The Ring

I love rings. I always have. They are my favorite pieces of jewelry. When I was growing up, I would wear my mother’s rings to school just because they were so pretty. I loved to […]

Empowerment

The Mistress. Evil?

26th January 2018 Felly Oyuga 1

I had the misfortune of reading a Facebook post by a not so bright man, who said that infidelity would stop if women stopped being their own enemies and said no to men. Many women liked and shared the post. It seems […]

Empowerment

The 21st Century African Woman

24th January 2018 Josephine Amoako 0

Societal expectations within the African culture are both the best and worst thing that happened to the African woman of today.  They both spur her on and hold her back. She is told the sky […]

Current Affairs

Sudan Revolts

17th January 2018 Reem Gaafar 0

Once again, people are taking to the streets of Khartoum to protest the ridiculous price hike that the Sudanese federal government rolled out as part of the 2018 national budget. Earlier this month, the regime […]