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African Women in Politics: An International Women’s Day Celebration

African Women in Politics: An International Women’s Day Celebration

| March 8, 2012 | 3 Comments

Written by N. Amma Twum-Baah and AdeOla Fadumiye Africa’s women have always been strong pillars in the community even though they are often lacking where it counts the most – on the state and national stage, helping to shape policies that affect their lives. However, in recent years, it has become increasing reassuring to see […]

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Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures!

Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures!

| March 8, 2012 | 1 Comment

March 8 is International Women’s Day, and the theme this year is Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures! As part of our celebrations here at Afrikan Goddess and in the spirit of keeping with the theme, I traveled to Kenya, to the University of Nairobi, to chat with the representative group for women students on campus. The Women Student […]

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Legit Deal Breakers, Or Just Trivial Stuff?

Legit Deal Breakers, Or Just Trivial Stuff?

| March 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

If only there was such a thing as a perfect human being, we’d all be one; but most importantly, we’d also be with one. Fortunately, there is such a thing as close to perfection and if he happens to be on your radar, you might want to consider whether those little things about him are […]

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Illusions: A Short Story

Illusions: A Short Story

| March 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mandy sat up in bed. She had been awake for quite some time watching the invisible demons dancing on her bedroom ceiling. Now, as she finally roused herself and sat up in the bed watching the sun’s rays dance across the bare, hairy chest of the man who had shared her bed last night, she […]

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Will Shell Oil Company Pay for Human Rights Abuses?

Will Shell Oil Company Pay for Human Rights Abuses?

| February 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

It was a period of horror for the people of Ogoni State, Nigeria. Local religious leaders, students and civic leaders gathered to protest against corporate oil giant, Shell. Shell, they said, was ruining their farmlands with oil spills, was not paying to clean up the environmental hazards it was leaving behind, and was not doing […]

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The Abortion Debate: Where Do You Stand?

The Abortion Debate: Where Do You Stand?

| February 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Abortion is an issue that strikes a nerve for many, whether you are for or against it. Some have argued that abortion is a woman’s right to choose and is fundamental to her health. Others have argued that abortion should be criminalized as murder and that a fetus has the right to life. Others also […]

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Why Buy the Cow When You Can Get the Milk For Free?

Why Buy the Cow When You Can Get the Milk For Free?

| February 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

This is an age-old question that many women today don’t really like to hear. That’s because we most often only hear the words “cow” and “buy” and we are neither cows, nor are we for sale! Right? Right. Well, like it or not, when it comes to old-fashioned dating in a new-fashioned world, there are […]

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The Rape Series – Part Three

The Rape Series – Part Three

| February 14, 2012 | 2 Comments

For the last two parts of this series, we have examined the issue of rape at different stages: our response to the issue of rape, our response to victims of rape, our views of victims and perpetrators of rape. We also examined how our views of gender and sexuality play into our views and opinions […]

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Afrikan Goddess Attends this Year’s Crystal Couture Event

Afrikan Goddess Attends this Year’s Crystal Couture Event

| February 13, 2012 | 4 Comments

Afrikan Goddess Magazine was one of many fashion media houses onsite at this year’s Crystal City Couture Event held from Tuesday, February 7th through Saturday, February 11. The event, which brought together some of the District’s hottest fashion labels, showcased jewelry designers such as Carmen Eliam and ADMK Jewelry and featured designers Studio D’Maxsi, L […]

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Alek Wek on Models, Food and World Hunger

Alek Wek on Models, Food and World Hunger

| February 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Her boyfriend broke up with her because she had what he considered to be a very embarrassing food habit. She doggie-bagged her left-overs. And who doesn’t? Until seeing her feature on the Daily Beast, it was assumed that doggie-bagging left-overs, after a night eating out, was standard practice. Apparently, it isn’t in the world of […]

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