A La Découverte De Ma Féminité

By Iris Ntore Au moment où j’écris ce blog, le monde entier célèbre la journée de la femme. Là où tout a commencé… Il n’y a pas si longtemps encore, je n’affectionnais pas particulièrement cette fête. Ne vous méprenez pas, je suis bien consciente de la victoire que celle-ci représente pour la gent féminine, alors […]

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I Almost Laughed At Her

By Denise Tuyisenge During a brief hiatus from blogging, while I waited for the very exciting rebrand of Teakisi (the upgrade looks awesome, by the way) I grappled with ideas of what to write about for the new site. I meditated on the kinds of readers we have, ladies who are powerful and know it. Women who […]

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Are Women Their Own Worst Enemies?

By Josephine Amoako One assertion that seems to have gained worldwide accord is that women tend to be their own worst enemies, doing everything in their power to pull one another down so that the other doesn’t achieve what one wanted for herself. There is no doubt that some women sabotage each other for a […]

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Are You A ‘Tea Bag?’

Article written by Ibtihal Ahmed. Eleanor Roosevelt – one of America’s greatest First Ladies – once said, “A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it’s in hot water.” One cannot help but wonder how well this powerful quote resonates with African women who, according to professor and […]

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Jigida and The Spring’s Last Drop (Part 1)

There lies my purse of cowries, shells and beads, strung and unstrung, my hero of a thousand years years. Is this the future I so looked forward to seeing? My hopes, imaginations, aspirations dashed. In the beginning: Sitting on a cane chair amidst an array of exotic flowers with leaves broad and small, in the […]

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