When some Educated African Men become dumb

“I believe in strong women. I believe in the woman who is able to stand up for herself. I believe in the woman who doesn’t need to hide behind her husband’s back. I believe that if you have problems, as a woman you deal with them, you don’t play victim, you don’t make yourself look…

When will ‘Broken’ African women stop taking solace in the grave?

Igor Lukyanov – illustrator, artist and graphic designer: Weeping Mother & Child “If we are to fight discrimination and injustice against women we must start from the home for if a woman cannot be safe in her own house then she cannot be expected to feel safe anywhere.” ― Aysha Taryam           There’s so much…

Aren’t African men happy for their wives success?

                  Happy New Week everyone:),thanks for being so active on the Blog last week. Tomorrow, I ‘d start posting again. Hope everyone is beginning to notice the frequent death of women caused by domestic violence? well, that’s a topic for tomorrow. Back to this week questions- aren’t…

Confronting the Fact that most Africans are Depressed-How did it happen?

“To deny someone’s feelings or experiences it to literally deny their reality.” ― Danu Morrigan, You’re Not Crazy, It’s Your Mother:            Seriously in Africa, we love to prove that we fine, okay and a bit emotionless because we are Blacks. Coming in terms with depression is “Foreign” and it isn’t part of our culture….

Are Feminists willing to pay the Gender price?

“Gender is not an easy conversation to have. It makes people uncomfortable, sometimes even irritable. Both men and women are resistant to talk about gender, or are quick to dismiss the problems of gender. Because thinking of changing the status quo is always uncomfortable.” ― Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie           Before I dive into this question, …

Transition

A guest post by an astonishing writer   _tutuadedoyin Some people think that to be strong is to never feel pain. In reality, the strongest people are the ones who feel it, understand it and accept it- anonymous.                 Yesterday, I went to bed with echoes of my cries…

Weeping Dolls

“Yes I am weird, weird is good. Normal is overrated.” ― Mad-D ‘M just a girl that has come to love the taste of sadness and the whispers of silence Without it,  is like loosing myself in the midst of voices I hate physical pain The ones intertwined around the corners of heart brings me…

Eulogies

“Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak knits up the o-er wrought heart and bids it break.” ― William Shakespeare, Macbeth A guest post by abassajayi I just saw you few minutes ago We smiled and promised to see each other again We hugged, shook hands Tears dropped from your eyes as you said good byeBrothers…

New Theme

Hello Everyone, I apologise for taking so much break from blogging. It happens sometimes- enough break to think all over again. As from this week I ‘d start posting , and I have decided to pick a theme- it’s been really helpful.  I ‘d be blogging about “Embracing Pain” . That is dealing with the…