Her beauty is a sight to behold, and her diverse children share a common dedication. Today's prompt is a task to market your country as a tourism ambassador. Day 17: Nigeria is one of the 16 countries that make up West Africa. With over 250 ethnic groups and languages, the country is home to over … Continue reading My Country, Nigeria.
This post is dedicated to all African men and women who fought relentlessly for the girl-child education, who broke protocols for women to go into professions like their male counterparts and who worked with indefatigable energy to provide opportunities for women to participate in politics and hold public offices. Day 16: Feminism has been twisted … Continue reading Advocacy for Gender Equality
“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” – John C. Maxwell Day 15: Respected dignitaries, Men, and women of honor, and my dearest countrymen, It is with a heavy heart I am standing before you to humbly ask where we have gone wrong? Africa is filled with … Continue reading An Address To African Leaders
"Being a role model is the most powerful form of educating"—John Wooden Day 14: The crazy thing about being a role model is that it's not even deliberate. You just go about being the best at what you do and doing what's best for you and you will never know the number of minds that … Continue reading Five Africans, Past & Present Who Inspire Me
Blogging is all about sharing stories, and stories help shape the world we live in.— Ria's Haven Day 13: It's amazing how the internet has evolved. 10 years ago, If you had told someone you were a blogger you would have gotten a good laugh from them before they hit you with "Are you crazy?", … Continue reading Blogging in Africa
Many stories matter. Stories have been used to dispossess and to malign. But stories can also be used to empower and to humanize. Stories can break the dignity of a people. But stories can also repair that broken dignity. — Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Day 12: This prompt reminds me so much about one of Chimamanda … Continue reading The Africa I Never Read About.