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Chronicling the African Renaissance

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#BeingFemaleinNigeria sparks similar hashtags across Africa
3 years ago

#BeingFemaleinNigeria sparks similar hashtags across Africa

Recently, Nigerians, mostly the women, have taken over Twitter with the hashtag, #BeingFemaleinNigeria. These outspoken individuals have been painting a vivid picture of the realities and hardships of being a …
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My hijab is not oppressive, but your stereotypes are
5 years ago

My hijab is not oppressive, but your stereotypes are

My hijab, to some non-Muslims, symbolizes oppression and lack of women’s voice and agency in the Islamic faith. These individuals feel it is incumbent upon them to free …
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Witches of Gambaga: Women In Exile
6 years ago

Witches of Gambaga: Women In Exile

In multiple African countries witchcraft is perceived with a negative connotation. Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, Angola, South Africa, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the Central African Republic all …
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