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Tag Archives: Africa
#WCW : Dr Nokwe Themba Mtshali-Hadebe
“As black people, as black women, we’re not seen as good enough. We need to do that much extra to prove ourselves.” Continue reading
Born a girl in the wrong place | Khadija Gbla
Khadija Gbla grew up in Sierra Leone. As a young girl, she was subjected to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). As a woman, she lives with the consequences of FGM everyday. She is determined that this form of abuse against young girls will end, and she wants to end it in her lifetime. Khadija strives to … Continue reading
Women you should know: Queen Anna Nzinga
Nzinga of Ndongo and Matamba, also known as Nzinga Mbandi, Anna Nzinga, and Rainha Ginga, was born in 1583 to the king of Ndongo, a kingdom of the Mbundu people in modern-day Angola. Nzinga first appears in historical records as the envoy of her brother, Ngola Mbandi, at a peace conference with the Portuguese governor … Continue reading
Women You Should Know: Former President of the UN General Assembly – Angie Elisabeth Brooks
Angie Elizabeth Brooks-Randolph, a Liberian diplomat who was the first African woman to be president of the United Nations General Assembly. Brooks attended university in the United States where she studied law and earned doctorates of law studies from Shaw University and Howard University in Washington, D.C. She returned to her home co and served … Continue reading
Is Africa Just A Trending Topic?
#Black lives matter #BlackConsciousness #Black Liberation #(You add yours) There are many slogans and hashtags similar to these that have become so popular and sharply penetrating deep inside the veins to those who choose to use them. Have you ever stopped to think, Who uses these hashtags? Is it people who really want to use … Continue reading
You Can Be A Black Latina?
Afro-LatinX people celebrate #HispanicHeritageMonth Continue reading
SA Fashion Week In Pictures
We were at this past week South Africa Fashion Week which took place at the Hyde Corner Park in the evenings. Here is a gallery of some of the amazing fashion and street wear Designers images: Floyd Avenue, Presidential, Roman Handt, Tailor Me, Zamaswazi / RipnSew / Leaf Letscare/ House of St Coke/ Tovch and … Continue reading
United States Of Africa: African Passport
African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma recently had her last opening speech. Although only symbolic at the event she handed over the new African passport to AU chairperson, Chad president Idriss Déby. This led to a frenzy of people asking when they can get theirs.
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Nigeria bans FGM (FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION), will this trend continue in other parts of Africa?
Without having to reach out for a dictionary to check the meaning, the word itself ‘mutilation’ says it all. It has connotations of destroying/terminating. Then for the word to be associated with the genital area, it inevitably sends massive shivers down the spine and makes one cringe at the thought of it. The horrific reality … Continue reading
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