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African Women Voices

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

If You Care About Afro Hair Read This

Few days ago I posted about the so-called Nappy Hair (you can read the post here), and just as I was getting into my working routine I discovered an amazing … Continue reading

19 December 2014 · Leave a comment

We Are a Human Family

Maya Angelou is my latest reading, specifically I’m starting from her collection of poems “I shall not be moved” and this poem is just too evergreen not to be shared, … Continue reading

8 September 2014 · 4 Comments

African History told by Ryszard Kapuściński

I know how this goes, most of you are now laying down on the sand or relaxing in the mountains, visiting families and so on and so forth. I’ve done … Continue reading

14 August 2014 · Leave a comment
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