Men Tell Me How to Drive

We now have the “First Smart Parking Lot” in Addis Ababa, which made me think of a favorite pet peeve of mine,where men tell me how to drive. Ever since I first got my driving license and maybe before that, there has been a man telling me how to drive. I am talking about those…

HERstory Series on AF

One of our AF writers Adebisi did a recent interview with Nina Steele on living child free. Nina’s authentic choice and the courage to share her story inspired us to seek more of such stories from African women living boldly. Therefore, we’re excited to launch the HERstory Series on AF where we’ll capture the stories…

Coming to terms with becoming like my mother

“Every woman becomes their mother. That is their tragedy. And no man becomes his. That is his tragedy” ~ Oscar Wild. Growing up, I was always told that I was her splitting image. Some even called me by her name adding “little” as a prefix. I never believed that though. I knew she was beautiful.…