Empowerment

African Woman

17th May 2019 Esther Chawai 0

Who is an African Woman? Pure in heart like the clear waters, She is known by her skin tone and curly hair texture, She is proud to be called black. Her well defined body she […]

Empowerment

All Hail The Breast Pump!

15th May 2019 Amandla Karungi 4

Before I went back to work, 3 months after giving birth, one of my main worries was how I would manage to keep up a supply of breast milk for my baby. Among other causes […]

Culture

SARAFINA (The Weaker Sex)

17th April 2019 Amandla Karungi 0

“Sarafinaaaa! Don’t break our bed! Sarafinaaa! Leave our bed alone. Sarafina, you are going to pay for our bed!” squealed the mid-wife. I was gnashing my teeth in the opposite room as I imagined Sarafina […]

Current Affairs

Sudan’s “Kandaka”

10th April 2019 Salha Kaitesi 0

It’s a breathtaking image. According to Arabic media, her name is Alaa Salah. This is the young Sudanese woman standing on top of a car, raising her right arm as she leads the crowd in […]

Empowerment

Catch Them Young

1st March 2019 Ayandola Ayanleke 0

Not too long ago, an image of a tweet went viral on my timeline on Facebook. I was so impressed by the girl described in the tweet that I had to share the image as […]

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 […]

Empowerment

“Some Girls, Most Girls…”

1st October 2018 Teakisi 0

By Tara Kadenyi I would be lying if I said I haven’t tried to write since my last post. I have, and failed miserably. Writer’s block really is a thing. Have you ever doubted that […]