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Are Hand-Woven Baskets the Next Big Thing to Come out of Africa?

Are Hand-Woven Baskets the Next Big Thing to Come out of Africa?

| October 16, 2012 | 2 Comments

When my home state of Maryland began imposing a 5 cents plastic bag tax on Montgomery County shoppers in January 2012, I was lost in terms of bagging options. Personally, I hate the tax because I hardly ever remember to carry along one of my many reusable bags that are essential to avoiding the 5 […]

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What African Women Need to Know About Breast Cancer

What African Women Need to Know About Breast Cancer

| October 16, 2012 | 1 Comment

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and you may have already noticed all the pink ribbons affixed to merchandise and all the 5k runs/walks and fundraising galas. But beyond that, what do you really know about breast cancer and how it affects you as a woman of African descent? In November 2009, our former contributing […]

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Botswana Women Win Land Inheritance Battle

Botswana Women Win Land Inheritance Battle

| October 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Botswana High Court has overturned a customary law which prevented women from inheriting the family home. The judge ruled that the law contravened the constitution, which guarantees equality for men and women. Edith Mmusi and her sisters have fought a five-year legal battle after their nephew said he was the rightful owner of their […]

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Adama Ndiaye Brings Black Fashion Week to Paris

Adama Ndiaye Brings Black Fashion Week to Paris

| October 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

She saw a problem, and she set out to fix it, even with all the criticism and backlash her solution to the problem elicited. For the first time in the history of fashion in Paris, Adama Ndiaye, founder of the Adama Paris line and organizer of the successful Dakar Fashion Week event organized Black Fashion […]

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Join GhanaProNet at their Inaugural Luncheon and Fundraising Event

Join GhanaProNet at their Inaugural Luncheon and Fundraising Event

| October 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

This Sunday, October 14, 2012, Ghana Global Professional Network (GhanaProNet) will host its inaugural luncheon and fundraising event from 12:30PM – 5:00PM at the Country Club at Woodmore, in Mitchellville, Maryland, and you’re invited. The inauguration will feature a cocktail hour and silent auction, followed by a luncheon and fundraising event. There will also be […]

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How to Dress Warm and Still Look Fashionable

How to Dress Warm and Still Look Fashionable

| October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

(My Daily Moments.Com) — Winter and the presence of cooler weather means trading in those sexy summer dresses and flirty cocktail shorts. But just because the mercury is dropping doesn’t mean you have to drape yourself in shapeless parkas that mask your assets and creativity. There are plenty of practical, winter-friendly styles that will let […]

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Stay Away from these Shoes!

Stay Away from these Shoes!

| October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

(Kim Droze, My Daily Moment.Com) — Our feet put up with a lot of strain and pain, and even the fanciest pedicure can’t hide everything. But shoes can, so why dress your feet in less than flattering uncomfortable footwear? While we’re suckers for footwear, we recognize that not all shoes are friendly to the feet, […]

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Disobedient Wives Should be Beaten: What Obama’s Step Grandmother Has to Say About Women’s Rights

Disobedient Wives Should be Beaten: What Obama’s Step Grandmother Has to Say About Women’s Rights

| October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

(Read the full text at The Root) — No visit to Kenya is complete without calling on Sarah Obama, President Obama’s remarkably sharp 90-year-old step-grandmother, the woman who raised his father, Barack Obama Sr. Since the 2008 U.S. presidential campaign, Westerners have trooped to her door, eager to learn about the president’s African heritage from […]

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Religion Against Humanity!

Religion Against Humanity!

| October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

By: Wole Soyinka (Read the full text at The Root) — The most intense ethical education, including severe social sanctions, has not eradicated material corruption, exploitation, child defilement and murders in society, not even deterrents such as capital punishment. How, then, can anyone presume that there shall be no violations of the ideal state of […]

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We’re Celebrating Make A Difference Day!!!

We’re Celebrating Make A Difference Day!!!

| September 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

October 27 is Make a Difference Day!!! AFRIKAN GODDESS MAGAZINE invites you to join us as we celebrate this all important day. Vow to do something special for someone in need every day during the month of October and put a smile in the heart of someone you hardly know. I would love to hear […]

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