Grey Hairs, A Sign of Wisdom?

By Felly Oyuga I think I have managed growing older pretty well so far. I will be 42 at the end of this year. No one prepares you for growing old. They say you will be wiser, calmer – some even say happier. I must have missed the memo. I do not know if I […]

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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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Words Should Build, Not Break

By Laura Walusimbi Growing up I heard this popular children’s rhyme too many times to count: Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. I suppose the rhyme was meant to dissuade us from reacting negatively to name-calling. If someone attempted to beat you with a stick or threw a […]

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Wisdom Is For The Wise, Not The Old

By Attiya Karodia As members of the youth, we’ve been told time and again that our opinions aren’t worth the listen, that our age nullifies what our minds speak and that what we feel is invalid on the basis that we have mistakes under our belts. I’ve learnt a great deal in my 20 years […]

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