How To Climb A Mountain

By Amandla Karungi Carry water. There will be someone at the foot of the mountain to help you carry all your litres of water. You need them. Prepare your sugar. If you have kept away from sugar because you wanted to live a healthier lifestyle, you have the perfect excuse to bring out all the […]

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I Love You

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 you find yourself outside the bra, I think you are fine, really fine. Just learn to stick a little bit […]

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Le Petit Guide De Survie De L’introvertie À L’église

By Edwige Suzon Dans mon billet précédent, je vous parlais de quelques déboires vécus dans cette société en tant qu’introvertie. Comme promis, je vous propose maintenant quelques pistes à explorer pour survivre en tant qu’introvertie dans une église ou dans toute autre communauté de foi. Faire semblant c’est épuisant, qu’on se le dise, mais nous […]

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The Village Is Back!

By Felly Oyuga 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 access to information from the older women, she had the comradery of her age mates and she […]

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Relationships, Class Systems, Love And Blurred Lines

By Elma Asio There’s no better way to really delve into this than with a little story because stories explain situations better (think Jesus and his parables). Porsha (such a fancy name) was named after her Great Aunt who happens to be royalty. She still has the silver spoon she was born with stuck in […]

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Of Bridal Showers & Sex

Addressing women during an RPF-Inkotanyi Women’s League Congress in Kigali on April 22, 2017, the president of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, warned elder women against terrorizing the younger ones about tolerating domestic violence during bridal showers. The president was talking about women’s empowerment and women being advocates for themselves and each other. He reminded them that their […]

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The Year of the Yes!

By Marie-Helena Mekolo After a weekly catch up call with a friend of mine, one spent exchanging the usual gossip and highlights of our weeks, we decided that 2017 was going to be the year of “Yes” for us. You see, I believe that we live in a world of routine. A world  where we’re programmed […]

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From The Streets Of Singledom

By Ifedayo Ward My weekends are longer now, for reasons I can’t help. Remember when we all had pregnancy goals? Two or three besties doing a combined pregnancy shoot with those little cute booties? Well, I can’t keep up because y’all are married and I’m single. The most annoying part is being tagged in every post […]

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