Hommages à Ceux Qui Ont Changé Le Monde en 2016

By Iris Ntore En cette fin d’année, j’aimerais célébrer une catégorie d’individus. Des personnes dont on ne parle pas souvent, dont on ne parle pas nécessairement en des termes élogieux. Des personnes qui ont changé les choses autour d’eux. Des personnes qui ne sont pas restées les bras croisés dans des situations d’injustice ou d’oppression. […]

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My Africa

By Natasha Museveni Karugire I walked into a relatively warm restaurant but had to keep my coat on for quite a while to be able to feel my temperature return to where it should be. Outside the icy snow was pelting down through a strong wind. I was meeting a young Danish man in Copenhagen, […]

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Black Is A Colour

By Amandla Karungi Tick the box which applies to you. For statistical purposes only. White Black Coloured OTHER I take a few minutes to consider, glance at my skin and decide that it would be less confusing to the application receiver if I stick to the colour code assigned to my race. I wonder what […]

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The Never Ending Search For Home

By Reem Gaafar Man is a creature on the move. Forever, people have been carrying their homes on their backs and traveling wherever life is safe, prosperous and peaceful. They follow the rains and the rivers, away from predators and drought and war. Before such a thing as borders was invented, there was no limit […]

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All In Our Head

The woman’s eyes glazed over immediately as she stepped in. Lola could feel the dislike the woman sent forth even though her mouth curved in a smile.  Lola had been anxious about meeting the woman she’d hoped would be her future mother-in-law.  Her fiancé had assured her that his mother would absolutely love her.  The […]

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Haunted by a Flash Forward

By Josephine Amoako She was finally getting her life back together again. She could now sleep through the night without having to wake up screaming from yet another nightmare. She could smile at people without faking it. Her heart was beating normally, no more palpitations. She could tell she had healed. Norvisi had managed to […]

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Winifred Kisitu: The Five Fold Woman

By Noeline Kirabo Winifred Kisitu is a lecturer, author, advocate, wife and mother. I was fascinated by how much she has accomplished professionally while maintaining her family life. There’s the notion that today’s career woman can’t be successful at running a home and family. Winifred defies the odds of the dot com career women stereotype. She shares insights on […]

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It’s Not Us, It’s Them.

By Marie-Helena Mekolo Seriously, ladies, it’s about time we stop letting these men put all the blame on us for failed relationships. There is nothing wrong with you and there is nothing you could’ve done to make things better. Sometimes things just don’t work out. We tend to be way too hard on ourselves, placing all the […]

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