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Viola Davis Emmy’s Speech on Black Women

This does not strictly relate to African women but the speech Viola Davis* gave when winning the 67th Emmy Award for  Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series is just … Continue reading

21 September 2015 · Leave a comment

Are Novels on Africa Offering Us Poverty-Porn?

What comes to mind when I say “Africa”? Is it the dressless child with flies all over his face? Maybe a woman thin as only problematic anorexic models can be, … Continue reading

27 August 2015 · 2 Comments

How many women, foreigners and diverse people are in newsrooms?

Dear All, I haven’t disappeared nor I forgot about Balobeshayi and all of you who read it. I’ve been working on few projects, one of which you can find below. … Continue reading

23 April 2015 · Leave a comment

Is This What African Migrants in Turkey Feel Like?

To be reminded blood is thicker than water. To be reminded that you really don’t have to spend time or money to be loved. To be reminded all we have … Continue reading

28 March 2015 · 1 Comment