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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Selma is now!

Article by Christelle Mekoh I was among many to be deeply touched by John Legend and Common performance of Glory from ‘’Selma’’ at the 2015 Oscars. In their acceptance speech, they made clear connections to riot movements around the world including Japan and France. For Legend: ‘’We know that right now, the struggle for freedom and […]

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Living on the Cape’s Pavements

By Noluvuyo Bacela When I was younger I had this unnerving fear of living in a shack. The idea of calling four rusty tin walls with only one exit and electrical cables dangling above my head a home didn’t really sit well with me and neither did watching my childhood friend run along into the death-trap […]

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Blame African Leaders Or …

Article is by C.J Npowa When I talk to most people in the diaspora about why they are so reluctant to return back home (wherever that is on the continent) and use their hard-earned intellect to contribute to rebuilding the continent one household at a time via entrepreneurship, the response is always that there is: […]

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20 Laws of Leadership for African Women

This article was inspired  by three dynamic, driven and successful African-American women that have collectively honed their leadership skills and share it in a book titled: The little Black Book of Success: Laws of Leadership for Black Women. Since being black in America is very much different from being black in another country, I have […]

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Powerful African Goddess: Patricia Miswa

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • Jan 13, 2012
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Everywhere you look, there is a different title of a magazine on the racks. Magazines for beauty, fashion, body building, homes, children and more. They kind of spring up on you without knowing. The next thing you know, you are hooked and  buy/read every new issue that is out. One such magazine is AfroElle Magazine. […]

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