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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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Our January Goddess: Ruby B. Johnson

Our January Goddess: Ruby B. Johnson

| January 11, 2012 | 3 Comments

What is Possible When You Believe… She walks into a room bubbling with energy, and she speaks of her mission to empower women and young girls with a passion that matches her bouncy disposition. Sitting across the table from me, Ruby’s hands do most of the talking; and they tell a very captivating story. They […]

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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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Meet Sia Nyama Koroma: Africa’s First Lady of the Year

Meet Sia Nyama Koroma: Africa’s First Lady of the Year

| December 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Voted By Afrikan Goddess Online By Adeola Fadumiye (December 16, 2011) Sierra Leone’s First Lady, Sia Nyama Koroma, is a woman of passion, empathy, knowledge and conviction. The people of Sierra Leone affectionately refer to her as “Mother of the Nation,” for both her motherly and leadership roles. Her powerful voice for mothers and children […]

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Who Are Africa’s First Ladies?

| December 28, 2011 | 4 Comments

It has been said that “behind every successful man, there is a woman.” We can’t argue with that. It is a great quote, and it shows the importance of women in the lives of men. But what if instead of behind men, women were to stand beside them? Wouldn’t that make for even better and […]

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Our December Goddess: Ghyslaine Tchouaga

Our December Goddess: Ghyslaine Tchouaga

| December 28, 2011 | 2 Comments

Speaking Out Against Starvation When I first met, and later wrote about, Ghyslaine Tchouaga in mid-October she was Miss Cameroon USA. She was a woman who commanded a presence and had a gaze that was captivating. With graceful self-assurance she knew she was bound to win the Miss Africa USA title. So convinced was she […]

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The Power of Literacy In Women

The Power of Literacy In Women

| December 28, 2011 | 1 Comment

I was taking a stroll around my neighborhood and I saw Amuge (about 40 years old) reading a piece of paper torn from a local newspaper under a mango tree in her compound. I passed by her to exchange some words as this is good neighborliness in the Iteso community. I was impressed because as […]

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You Can Stay Positive This Christmas

You Can Stay Positive This Christmas

| December 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

By Afrikan Goddess (December 9, 2011)Christmas can quickly become a time of desperation and emotional turmoil if you do not learn how to remain positive this time of year. With the commercialization of Christmas, and the need for all to keep up with traditions and run here and there and to do this and that, […]

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