#WinterABC2022: African Women – AMAZING!


Today’s African women are not what we knew them to be; they are more than that now. They are homemakers and board chairpersons, children nurturers and key decision makers; They make food and clothes, build houses and make homes out of them; They advocate for humanitarian causes and fight for the vulnerable; They are bankers,…

#WinterABC2022: Stories of Africa – first African literature


I wish I could remember the first…I can only guess what it could have been. What I do remember about African literature from back in the day was my sentiment about how heavy the stories and themes were. I don’t know if it’s because colonialism and its after-effects were still fresh in the minds and…

Proud African


Africa. The picture that instantly flashes on the mind is that part of the world so secluded and out of touch that some would denounce their nationality for nothing at all. A place so reeked with poverty and ailments that even animals consider themselves cursed to be located there. And every time there’s a bulletin…

What Makes One A Natural Girl Anyway? 


We now find ourselves in a time where many black/colored ladies are going natural with their hair for several reasons; some to fully identify with their roots, others because they can’t stand the relaxer torture anymore, some others because it’s in vogue and so want to join the trend. I’ve recently come across photos of brides…

Searching For Story Series? Check Out My Top 3 Lady Bloggers


So you know I’ve started a new series called Swapping Places (The Twin Game)   and if you haven’t read it yet, I encourage you to do so. I’ve planned to put up a roundup post of other story series from other amazingly talented writers that I’ve been relishing for some time now. I figured it would…

When the Clock ticks out and Patience runs out 


Unlike some parts in the world where a couple can get secretly married and then inform their families, the story is totally different on the African side of the globe, particularly Ghana. Parents have a huge role to play in who their wards get married to; their consent or otherwise can make or unmake a…