Author Archive: AdeOla Fadumiye

AdeOla Fadumiye is a writer, who loves dancing, traveling, reading, cooking, exercising, the outdoors and sports. She is also an adventurer at heart. Her greatest desires are to see women live a life of purpose, and to help bring justice to the poor and oppressed.
As editorial assistant at Afrikan Goddess Magazine, AdeOla loves having the opportunity to further stand for the cause of the African woman. She currently resides in Burnsville, MN. Her newest venture includes her freelance writing business called JostWrite; she is also working on a book and blogging at http://jostwrite.blogspot.com/

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Lessons for Living Healthier and Longer From Regions Around the World

Lessons for Living Healthier and Longer From Regions Around the World

| March 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Many women desire to live fulfilling lives; it is the desire of most human-beings. Our quest to live purpose-filled lives can be enhanced by the state of our health, and a healthy body can achieve a lot more than an unhealthy one can. That is why at the start of the New Year, we made […]

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Janet Kataaha Museveni: First Lady of Uganda

Janet Kataaha Museveni: First Lady of Uganda

| February 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

It is a refreshing change to come across an African first lady who is also a powerful politician. The nation of Uganda gets a two-in-one package deal in Janet Kataaha Museveni. The first lady is an elected Member of Parliament representing the Ruhaama County in the Ntungamo District, and she is also the Honorable Minister for Karamoja Affairs appointed […]

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The First Ladies of Togo: The Pursuit of Polygamy

The First Ladies of Togo: The Pursuit of Polygamy

| February 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Obviously, the fact that there is no picture of a first lady is quite telling. The thought of one human male married to eight women can sometimes be hard to comprehend, however, it is the reality in many countries. It is tradition. It is culture. It is a way of life. And the president of Togo, President Faure Gnassingbe […]

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Lady Tekber Mint Melainine Ould Ahmed: The First Lady of Mauritania

Lady Tekber Mint Melainine Ould Ahmed: The First Lady of Mauritania

| February 7, 2012 | 4 Comments

The role of first ladies around the globe is changing. The position is increasingly being recognized as a powerful platform for change in a nation, especially where women and children are concerned. A first lady’s stance on topics that affect a nation, their roles as wives and mothers, and their fashion sense are scrutinized by […]

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Who Is South Africa’s First Lady?

Who Is South Africa’s First Lady?

| January 31, 2012 | 1 Comment

The Many Faces of South Africa’s First Ladies Who is South Africa’s official first lady? This is a question that begs for an answer, because the wives of South Africa’s President, Jacob Zuma, are numerous. Add to the mix his fiancées, girlfriends and rumored mistresses, and we are left pondering the answer to this million-dollar […]

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Dame Patience Jonathan: First Lady of Nigeria

Dame Patience Jonathan: First Lady of Nigeria

| January 25, 2012 | 1 Comment

Patience Jonathan, Nigeria’s First Lady, is a champion for the rights and growth of women. The coupling of her position and passion is a much – needed weapon in a world and society known as “a man’s world.”  She has consistently played roles in women’s empowerment starting when her husband, now Nigerian’s President Goodluck Jonanthan, […]

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Lucy Muthoni Kibaki: First Lady of Kenya

Lucy Muthoni Kibaki: First Lady of Kenya

| January 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Lucy Muthoni Kibaki is a controversial first lady, there is no doubt about that. But with every stormy figure, there is always something positive lying below the surface of that tough and turbulent exterior. For Lucy Kibaki, wife of Kenya’s president, Mwai Kibaki, that ray of sunshine peaking through her stormy temperament is her devotion […]

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Martha Karua of Kenya: A ReMarkable Woman

Martha Karua of Kenya: A ReMarkable Woman

| January 11, 2012 | 6 Comments

Our January Remarkable Woman kicking off the year 2012 is a woman who has been turning heads and ruffling feathers in Kenya for many years. At Afrikan Goddess Online, our goal is to highlight African women who are selflessly reaching above and beyond in the bid to make life better and easier for others. Martha […]

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Ana Paula dos Santos: The First Lady of Angola

Ana Paula dos Santos: The First Lady of Angola

| January 9, 2012 | 2 Comments

Leadership and fame come with their very own bag-loads of public applause and criticism, and Ana Paula dos Santos, First Lady of Angola, has lived with her share of both. She is applauded on one end for her dedication to tackling the burning problems of the Angolan nation with special emphasis on women, children and […]

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Chantal Biya: The First Lady of Cameroon

Chantal Biya: The First Lady of Cameroon

| December 28, 2011 | 7 Comments

Chantal Biya of Cameroon By Adeola Fadumiye (December 19, 2011) If you are yet to hear of the Banane, then you read about it first on Afrikan Goddess Online. Meet Chantal Biya, Cameroon’s First Lady, and her show-stopping hairstyles. She is popularly known for her flashy hair-dos and flamboyant wardrobes, but at Afrikan Goddess, we […]

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