Empowerment

Hit by Motherhood

7th January 2019 Reem Gaafar 1

At the tender age of 35, and after more than 10 years of career building, relative financial independence and my life revolving around myself, I was blessed with twin boys. I am unable to clearly […]

Family

You Are The Best of Us

22nd October 2018 Valerie Waweru 0

About a month ago, I went to visit my grandmother (I really should do it more), the skies decided to open up while we were there, and with it floodgates of memories as the room […]

Culture

Il M’a Vraiment Laissé

24th August 2018 Teakisi 0

By Naide Obiang « Pat s’est marié le week-end dernier. Tu savais ? » La nouvelle arriva enfin. J’ai rapidement conclu la conversation et me suis assise au coin du canapé ; offusquée et désorientée dans l’espace qui […]

Family

My Ex-Husband Remarried

28th May 2018 Teakisi 0

By Naide Obiang “Pat married last weekend. Did you know?” The phone call has finally arrived. I quickly wrapped it up and slowly sat down on the nearby sofa; gazing at the quiet space. My […]

Empowerment

Gender Myths

4th May 2018 Ayandola Ayanleke 1

Before I proceed, let me clearly state that this is purely my opinion; something I totally believe in after proper observation and I think you should too, but I have no intention of shoving my […]

Family

Patricia Nombuyiselo Noah

14th February 2018 Teakisi 2

By Sola Ogunbiyi While reading ‘Born A Crime’ by Trevor Noah, one cannot overlook Patricia Nombuyiselo Noah (PNN), the one character whose determination, strength, resilience deserves emulation. These stories shared by her son depicts a mother […]

Family

Be Worthy of Emulation

2nd February 2018 Ayandola Ayanleke 2

My niece and nephew are a delight to watch. Sometimes, when I am bored, they provide comedic relief. When my nephew was the still the only child, he amazed me with some of the surprising […]