Ashenda

All space is shared. We have to care for others as well as ourselves. But as women, we do more of the former than the latter. However, some cultures and traditions are the exceptions to this rule. Some holidays come around and give young women the chance to shine and breath. Ashenda (also referred to…

On being ‘nice’

I was thinking about how I would start putting this down. Then I had a conversation with a friend. She had an encounter that was bothering her. As she told me what had happened, I asked when it occurred. She replied, a few hours ago – and she asked, ‘is it because  I was nice?’.…

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…

Afro Trotter Diaries

Curiousity. To quell insatiable thirsts To Explore. Discover. Grow. Put things in perspective. Connect. To respect the wanderlust women screaming within… Some of the reasons we trot. Sometimes exploring the cities in which we live, other times our neighboring countries and other times going far far away. Trevor Noah said it best when he said…