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Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma: Africa’s Newest Woman on Top

Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma: Africa’s Newest Woman on Top

| September 10, 2012 | 2 Comments

It’s indeed the century of the rise in leadership for African women! In January 2006, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf became the first woman to become African president (Liberia). The name Ngozi Nweala-Okonjo, the renowned Nigerian economist, garners respect among both men and women. And not too long ago, Joyce Banda made news when she became the second African woman to […]

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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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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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Yvonne Chaka Chaka

Yvonne Chaka Chaka

| March 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

Africa loves to celebrate her entertainment icons. But, we love to celebrate those who fight selflessly for the masses even more. When Yvonne Chaka Chaka first burst onto the music scene in South Africa, she immediately became a star across the African continent. From hits like “Thank You Mr. DJ to “Umqombothi” she was heard, […]

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