Culture

Friends Of The Dead

13th March 2019 Felly Oyuga 2

During my father’s funeral, the chief insisted on giving a short speech, but after he had had something to eat. So after eating, the chief came back to the gathering, tummy full and started his […]

Empowerment

We Are Home, Now What?

13th February 2019 Amandla Karungi 0

In some African cultures, if not most, a first time mother is always flanked on both sides by an army of women during labour, delivery and after birth… Well, most of them wander off eventually, […]

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 Teakisi 0

By Valerie Waweru 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 […]

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 […]