Boardrooms are for women too!

There’s been a massive hype on diversity and inclusion worldwide and Africa has had her own fair share. Women are a whooping half of Africa’s population but it is pathetic to note that women make up less than a fifth of corporate board memberships. A 2015 research conducted by the African Development Bank on 307…

To Be A Woman: Lesson 1

I am a life-long student. This a report of the lessons I have learnt. I learnt that I should always sit with my legs together. That a lady does not sit with her legs apart- it is bad manners, they said. I learnt that shame was lodged in between my legs. My brother learnt to…

Sexism in the Football Industry

The World Cup, an international men’s football tournament which occurs every four years, has just ended. Whether you are an ardent football fan like me or a patriot whose national team made it to the World Cup, this was an exciting, adrenaline-filled month. But as a feminist this was the time for a lot of…

The Dangers of Aspiring for a Better Africa

I recently had a mid-mid-life crisis; I threw caution to the air, left my job and did a bit of traveling (what’s a mid-mid-life crisis if not an excuse to re-live a more budget-friendly eat-pray-love?). My travels took me to Europe, and sitting on a park bench in Stockholm, I found myself a little heartbroken…