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All Eyes On: TEDxMaitama, August 2017

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On Saturday, August 12, 2017, the highly acclaimed independently organized TEDx event, is set to take place in Maitama, Abuja. The TEDx Program serves as a platform for inciting conversation on several thematic… Continue reading

You’re my best friend, but I can’t continue to love you more than you love you

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How many of us have had a close friendship, that ended because your friend wouldn’t leave a toxic relationship, or just didn’t seem to want to reach the potential that you knew that… Continue reading

Hey White man, I will NOT fulfill your sick fetish – Black African woman

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This is something we really need to address. This entire travesty of white men coming to Africa, to fulfill their ‘master’ and ‘slave girl’ fetish, needs to be addressed and forced to a… Continue reading

The Kardashians, Black people and everything that is wrong with White women

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After reading an article on Elite Daily, discussing ‘how bad’ Kendall Jenner felt about the Pepsi advert debacle, I felt compelled to write about how the Kardashians systematically and continously exploit Black people, (mostly for… Continue reading

South Africa’s credit rating plummets to junk status

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Monday afternoon revealed the news that, credit rating agency Standard & Poor (S&P), has downgraded South Africa’s credit rating to junk status. The agency retains a ‘negative outlook’ on South Africa, meaning that… Continue reading

#WomenInPolitics: Kenya’s High Court gives Parliament 60 Days to enforce gender quota

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A resounding woop for women in politics, African women, the judiciary and the quest for gender equality. In an astounding and vigorously progressive move, the Kenyan High Court ruled that Parliament has 60… Continue reading

#BBNaija: South Africa stands to cash out in a huge way

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The news that Big Brother Naija 2017, would be hosted in South Africa, sent many Nigerians into a state of abject disbelief and shame. Even more embarrassing, is the recent news that, despite… Continue reading

Dissecting this quote – Bob Marley 

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The truth is, everybody is going to hurt you; you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for. – Bob Marley What the quote means: We have all been hurt by those we… Continue reading

South Africa, Afrophobia and a superiority complex

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This week was welcomed by news of a series of violent xenophobic attacks on black Africans, in South Africa. This is not the first incident of this nature to occur in South Africa,… Continue reading

Relationships, money and power

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For the longest time now, I have always advocated for: 1. Not dating/marrying for money; and 2. Dating/marrying someone who’s financial position (my reference to one’s financial position is on a personal/individual level. Therefore,… Continue reading