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Empowering African Women Through Culture in the Digitalized Global WorldrubyWrites2016 Third Runner Up 

“Culture is the way of life of a group of people.” This was the first and definitely the simplest definition I learnt in social studies as a kid. Growing up,I learnt about the triumph of certain great women in the African history. I would gasp,sigh and shout as Grandmother graphically painted Queen …

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For what seems like years unending, the fate of African women has suffered immensely almost on every area. The heart-striking, painful part of this fate is the near powerlessness  of the African woman, her inability to recognize her abilities and potentials, talk less of her usage of them. It is quite clear that …

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According to the dictionary, Culture is the arts, customs, and habits that characterize a particular society or nation. Africa is known to be rich in diverse cultural practices and this is highly reflected in an African woman. Empowering African women through culture in a digitalized global system is making the …

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LEWIS, Omotayo Adeola, Ph. D is one of our Panel Of Judges at the First Campus Female Gender Writing Competition. She is currently the National Sales Manager, African Newspapers Nig. Plc., Publishers of The Nigerian Tribune titles. Ph. D, English, University of Ibadan (2014); MA,  English, University of Ibadan …

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MRS FATIMAH A. ABDULKAREEM is one of our Panel Of Judges at the First Campus Female Gender Writing Competition. She has experience in organizational administration, management, human resource development and training which has spanned over twenty three years. In over twenty years, she has had Interface with …

AFRICAN WOMAN – THE REJECTED GOLDShortlisted for Stage 3 (2016) 

Ever since I was a young child, I have been told, “you are a girl, you are beautiful”. But I looked at myself and saw a woman waiting to be recognized. So, each day, I acted play lets in my life’s drama, scripted, directed and produced by me: I was a little mother when I cooked with sand, and …