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Becoming Vivian Onano: Translating Africa’s Vision into Reality
4 years ago

Becoming Vivian Onano: Translating Africa’s Vision into Reality

Growing up, Vivian Onano didn’t have it easy. Yet despite facing gender discrimination and poverty, Vivian was lucky enough to be awarded a scholarship to Starehe Girls, one …
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Revolutionary Woman: Meet Dr. Wandia Njoya
4 years ago

Revolutionary Woman: Meet Dr. Wandia Njoya

Dr. Wandia Njoya is a lecturer and Department Head of Language and Performing Arts at Daystar University, who earned her PhD. in French from the Pennsylvania State University …
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My Afropolitan Diary: Sheba Anyanwu
5 years ago

My Afropolitan Diary: Sheba Anyanwu

Wherever You Go, There You Are 

In the beginning, there was a transition. In snake-like fashion, I shed my skin, worn off like an old cloak, the beginning …
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Nappys de Babi: Natural hair is in style in Cote d’Ivoire
5 years ago

Nappys de Babi: Natural hair is in style in Cote d’Ivoire

The natural hair movement is slowly gaining popularity in Africa’s cosmopolitan circles. Nappys de Babi is an online community of Ivorian women celebrating the beauty of natural hair. …
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