Empowerment

Permission To Enjoy Sex!

18th October 2017 Felly Oyuga 1

At twenty-two, I told my mother I was pregnant. I was young, unwed and my mother was a staunch Christian. I was expecting her to throw her mug of tea at me. So after blurting out , ‘I’m […]

Culture

A letter to Baba Opembe

13th September 2017 Salma Abdulatif 0

Dear Baba Opembe, I have wanted for so long to write to you a letter. To tell you how my new home is not home without you. But is home anything so physical? I think […]

Culture

Society, Not Anymore!

25th August 2017 Racheal Kizza 1

Society you have had your way for too long. You wonder how?  Let me attempt to break it down and please, no need for you to justify yourself. For once listen. Genuinely listen. Listen not […]

Current Affairs

I Love You

21st July 2017 Salma Abdulatif 3

I love you. I love you because you are me. I love you because there will never be another you and you are amazing as you are. I love you, each part of you. As […]

Culture

The Village Is Back!

5th July 2017 Felly Oyuga 1

As African women, we need to realise that one of the best things to happen to us is social media. In the days of old, the African woman had a huge support network. She had […]

Empowerment

Own Your Story

14th June 2017 Noeline Kirabo 0

I recently attended a women’s leadership retreat organized by the Global Livingston Institute that brought together women from all over the world. The women were leaders in different industries, countries and specialties, yet we all […]

Culture

Excuse My African

20th April 2017 Stella Damasus 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 […]