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Chronicling the African Renaissance

African women

Togo Women Anguish for Democracy
2 years ago

Togo Women Anguish for Democracy

In a country of six million people, the over half who live in poverty are the backbones of the society: the most abused, the most neglected, the most discriminated against, …
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10 inspirational African women living their truths
4 years ago

10 inspirational African women living their truths

Fadumo Dayib The Woman Running for President

A former refugee who learned to read and write at age fourteen, Fadumo Dayib has consistently defied the odds throughout her …
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Opportunities for Women
4 years ago

Opportunities for Women

Here are some opportunities for women, brought to you by Ayiba and Opportunity Desk:

Silicon Valley & Girls in Tech Internship Programme (Female Software Engineers …
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Challenging Beauty Standards: Ng’endo Mukii’s Yellow Fever
4 years ago

Challenging Beauty Standards: Ng’endo Mukii’s Yellow Fever

Colorism is a problem that plagues women worldwide. In her recent mixed-media documentary, Yellow Fever, Kenyan filmmaker Ng’endo Mukii explores the effects of Eurocentric beauty standards on …
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The Altar
4 years ago

The Altar

Aunty Ifeoma usually sits on a tall brown wooden stool in her bedroom. It is a creaky one, this stool. Every time she bends down to moisturize …
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