Wear Your Big Girl Panties

By Felly Oyuga I am going through my Whatsapp and come across a post in one of our groups.  The post is about a woman who posted on Facebook that her husband watches porn with their six-year-old son. She then claims to cry about it daily. Everyone’s typical reaction is rage against the husband. Understandably. […]

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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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Is Africa The Next Big Tech Hub?

Article by Christelle Mekoh How #Afrobytes is taking a stand, one byte at a time. From the internet, to smart phones, to drones, technology is emerging in Africa and has the potential of completely transforming the continent. But when was the last time you heard someone describing Africa using the words “growth”, “entrepreneurship”, “innovation”; and not […]

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Women in Africa and ICT

By Wanjiru Kihusa A few weeks ago, I attended the 6th Connected Kenya Summit. Connected Kenya is an annual IT event organized by Kenya ICT Authority. It brings together major ICT industry players and key government decision makers with an aim of establishing an avenue for collaboration, capacity building and knowledge sharing between government and […]

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Obstetric Fistula: Plight of African Women

By Vivienne Amijee  Obstetric Fistula is a medical condition which occurs when a hole develops between the rectum and vagina or bladder and vagina. Signs and symptoms Flatulence, urinary or fecal incontinence. Foul-smelling vaginal discharge. Repeated vaginal or urinary tract infections. Irritation or pain in the vagina. Pain during sexual activity. Women who go through […]

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Fighting Against Female Genital Mutilation

On November 25th last year, I first came across the International Day of Elimination of Violence Against Women and on Feb 6th I became aware of another event, the International Day of Zero Tolerance against Female Genital Mutilation. That whole week I was inundated with emails from all the international organisations I am subscribed to, […]

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Powerful African Goddess: Anne Kiguta

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • Apr 22, 2013
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If you are living in Kenya you will have heard of the name Anne Kiguta. We think the honest and dynamic media personality at KTN is a force to reckon with and most people would agree with us. Anne Kiguta says she is “smart, bold, present and level headed.”  – sounds like a lot of  african women that […]

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