How Effective Is The CSW in Advancing Women And Girls?

From the 11-22 of March 2019, the 63rd United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) recently convened in New York, United States for its annual session that focuses on the promotion and empowerment of women and girls. As the main priority for this year’s session, discussions centered on social protection systems, access to public services and […]

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Spreading Love And Flowers To My Sisters

It is 2:00 am and I am wide awake. I put on my unkempt hair in a messy bun, switch on the lamp, take my writing book, and start scribbling. I can hear the grandfather’s clock ticking and I know that I am the only awake nocturnal being in a household full of sleepy heads. I started writing […]

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A letter to Baba Opembe

  • by Teakisi
  • Sep 13, 2017
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Dear Baba Opembe, I have wanted for so long to write to you a letter. To tell you how my new home is not home without you. But is home anything so physical? I think home is where you are. When you are with me, I feel at home and I am more true to […]

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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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Boko Haram: Facts & Figures

Article by Christelle Mekoh April 14, 2014, an abduction took place at Government Secondary School, Chibok, in the Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State, Nigeria. Who were abducted? 300 girls. This headline took the world by storm and created an international campaign known by many as “Bring Back Our Girls”. The #BBOG movement was born! […]

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Could You Imagine a World Without Bananas?

Article by Christelle Mekoh As a child in Cameroon, one of the things I loved most about growing up was the variety of fruits I was able to get, depending on the season. Rainy season meant juicy mangoes and guavas. Some fruits were only available in certain parts of the country while others, like apples, came from abroad. And […]

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Promising Cameroonian Entrepreneurs

It is about time that Cameroon be placed on the world stage. This year I was blessed to travel back to Cameroon after 9 years. I was amazed, beyond my expectations, about the entrepreneurial movement amongst the youths and young adults in Cameroon. It was such a humbling experience. Living abroad, we tend to tune […]

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Olivia Mukam: UnWavering CamerPreneur

On his recent trip to South Africa, President Obama was quoted saying, “No country will reach its potential unless it draws talents of our wives and our mothers and our sisters and our daughters.” Women are indeed the backbone of development in any community. In Cameroon, Olivia Mukam, a driven young woman determined to be […]

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The Powerful Voice of Veeby

If you live in Montréal, Quebec then you will most probably be familiar with the name Veeby. She is a young, beautiful and brainy woman who apart from being a singer/songwriter, she is a mother, an activist, project manager, and a community organizer.  I met up with this Powerful African Goddess and asked her a […]

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