African Women Are Facing An Identity Crisis

  • by Yunah Bvumbwe
  • Apr 27, 2020
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Over the years, there has been an increase in the number of African women who are struggling with their self esteem. They are also struggling with acceptance, hence the constant need for approval from everyone. That could perhaps explain why many are opting to comfortably dwell under someone’s shadow, they opine it feels safer there, […]

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What If I Never Find Mr Right?

There might be other issues in the future that some of us are going to need exorcism for in order to comprehend and acknowledge, but I suppose this one doesn’t. Someone once said that “you know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams”. This affirms to […]

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Cloak of Invisibility

By Amandla Karungi When I was younger, I was the shy one who always got left out and was never the favourite. Not the crowd favourite, nor the sisters’ favourite, not the Aunt’s favourite or the Grandmother’s favourite. As the second born out of three and then eventually four girls, it was difficult to be […]

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Où sont les Loups Dans L’imaginaire Collectif?

Par Christelle Kamanan Femme née dans les années 80, j’ai grandi bercée par des contes de fées, pleins de princesses qui attendent leur prince charmant et se font taper par de méchantes femmes. Tout cela à l’écrit ou encore mieux en image, à travers de célèbres dessins animés, qu’il fallait absolument regarder pour être “à […]

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Date Night

By Amandla Karungi She rolled her sheer black thigh length stockings up her legs and wobbled to the full-length mirror tilted across the wall next to their bed. The shirt she was wearing went down to her knees and covered the lacy frill on top of the stockings. Lifting her hands to her waist, she […]

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The Boss’ Daughter

By Amandla Karungi She walked through the front door of our office strutting in as if it was her own. “I hope your sister is not coming too,” I said to her in greeting. “How many of you shall we have here?” She had a car of her own. I was not very impressed by […]

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Check Your Privilege

By Sarah Jaravaza What is privilege? You might have heard about white privilege. Why are people talking about white privilege? If you follow anything to do with contemporary American politics, you will have heard that African American people in America are taking a stand, after what they feel has been years of systemic violation of […]

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Beatrace Angut Oola, Propose Une Autre Image de L’Afrique en Allemagne.

Par Christelle Kamanan Beatrace Angut Oola fait partie des pionnières de la diversification de la mode en Allemagne. Elle est aussi la fondatrice de la plateforme de mode et de style dédiée à l’Afrique: Fashion Africa Now. J’ai rencontré Beatrace dans le cadre de Connecting Afro Futures, une exposition de mode et coiffures africaines, présentée […]

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We Are Turning One!

By Amandla Karungi It has been almost one year since I gave birth, and I remember many firsts I have experienced since then. I can say for certain that the biggest change has been clarity in my priorities. Because of the so little time I have, every little bit is incredibly precious and must be […]

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