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Chronicling the African Renaissance

About Priscilla Takondwa

Priscilla Takondwa is a Malawian children’s book author and a budding postcolonial theory enthusiast who is interested in leveraging the latter to make international connections in social justice. She is currently a senior at Smith College under the BOLD Women’s Leadership Network scholarship, where she is studying the Study of Women and Gender and African Studies. She keeps a personal blog, and writes for the Huffington Post as an Independent Contractor. She enjoys travelling, strong tea, good books and rich, thoughtful conversation.
Latest Posts | By Priscilla Takondwa
Dear African Abroad: Home is NOT Waiting For You
6 days ago

Dear African Abroad: Home is NOT Waiting For You

I first left my home country when I was a wide-eyed sixteen-year-old and headed off to a highly selective pre-University program in South Africa that selects …
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The Africa We Are Ashamed Of
2 years ago

The Africa We Are Ashamed Of

A couple of times a year, my family drives to Mphunzi, a small village on the outskirts of Dedza, Malawi. We veer off smooth tarred roads onto …
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