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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Hit by Motherhood

By Reem Gaafar 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 describe the experience, as 7 months into it, it is still somewhat of a blur. As I […]

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Do You Love You?

The bible teaches us to die to self and to lay down our lives for others, so every time someone mentioned the word self-care or self-love, I would cringe because I thought they are promoting selfishness and being self-centered. I thought to myself, surely everyone loves themselves, no one hates themselves. And those people who […]

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Yummy Apple, Strawberry and Mixed Cheese Salad

By Pholosho Matondolo A new year, a fresh start and lots of New Year’s resolutions.  Aren’t we all in the same boat around this time of the year? And I think that one of the most popular New Year’s resolution for most is to lose weight, right? A lot of us have picked up so […]

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It Is a Man’s World

Last month, our newsfeed was flooded with stories of rape allegations against Harvey Weinstein.  The actress Alyssa Milano took to twitter using the hashtag ‘MeToo’, encouraging women to share their stories of sexual abuse and harassment. Astounded by the number of women who were sharing and appalled at how horrible our world is, I realized […]

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FGM, Women Driving, And The Stockholm Syndrome Of Oppressive Societies

By Reem Gaafar A few weeks ago, a German television show host conducted a few interviews on the Sudanese street asking what the youth thought of FGM. One particular young lady, well dressed and sitting in the driving seat of a car, told him that yes, she was circumcised, and that she planned on circumcising […]

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Stop TB In My Life Time!

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By Diana Awino As a Biostatisitician I have used computer software to capture and analyse health data. One recurring challenge is how skewed the data can be, leaving out qualitative data on patient information; what I call the patient’s story. Missing vital information about how patients acquire infections produces misleading results at the public health level. More often […]

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The Plight Of Our Mothers

By Eunice Aber I sat in the doctor’s room, awestruck with a mixture of wonder and sadness. Part of me was numb with shock, the other part had to be conscious as I listened to and translated the distress of the women that walked into the room. I had brought my aunt to the local hospital. […]

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