The 2016/2017 African Rubiz competition was simply an enlightening adventure. More undergraduates need to participate in the next edition as it will not only sharpen their literary capabilities but also make them more knowledgeable about issues pertaining to women and Africa. The African Rubiz Organization is a very friendly and amazing organization. -MaryAnn Ifeanacho (Fourth Runner Up, ruby writes 2016) University of Nigeria, Nsukka."Maryann on RubyWrites2016"
The recently held African Ruby Campus Female Writers Competition was one of a kind,seeing how it brought to life a healthy rivalry, not for pageantry or entertainment, but for intellectual purpose among the young female folks in tertiary institutions across the country. To undergraduates out there,there is a need to know your strength as an African woman, there is a need to understand the power of your voice and the strength that lies at the…"Oluwaseyi on RubyWrites2016"
When I signed up for the ‘Ruby writes’ competition, I wasn’t too sure what I was getting into, but it turned out to be an amazing experience. I was not only motivated to share my ideas and opinion with the world, I was pushed to improve on my writing skills and to believe in myself more as a woman. I’m forever and entirely grateful to African Rubiz and Dr Kemi Wale-Olaitan for this indelible mark…"Precious on RubyWrites2016"
The African Rubiz competition has given us, the granddaughters and daughters of the women who have been silenced a platform to speak up on the things we can no longer pretend to endure. The beauty of this platform arises from not only being the first of its kind to strongly encourage young female writers to scribble the decaying injustices, but also the sense of unity derived from knowing other young women just like myself, though…"Jemima on RubyWrites2016"