BY MERCY MUNDURU With the current political unrest in Uganda, have you, like us been wondering first what is legal or illegal even when there's a constitution in place? In the event that you are legally or even illegally arrested or persecuted, what's the plan? You have a fairly great job, you have at least... Continue Reading →
And let's be honest, are there instances where you felt that irrespective of your talents and abilities, you were given an opportunity or not because of how light-skinned or dark-skinned you are? What impact has that had on your esteem but also, how are you interrogating the narrative and going round it?
Through the interchange of cultures and sharing of cultural influences in the age of globalisation, is there anything, however complex which can identifiably and unambiguously be termed as 'Africa.' ?
Two books. SOFT MAGIC and NECTAR by Upile Chisala (Malawi) both wonderful collections of prose and poetry exploring the self, joy, blackness, gender, matters of the heart, the experience of Diaspora, spirituality and how we survive.
I have a voice today as a young woman because I had the opportunity to access quality education and it’s my responsibility today as a concerned citizen to create opportunities for other young girls.
Inaccurate portrayals are being called out, success is being given to those that are unafraid and, consequently more and more young women are being inspired by what they see in media to tell their own stories and aspire to contribute to the conversation