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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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Kimma Wreh of Tekay Designs

Kimma Wreh of Tekay Designs

Kimma Wreh is doing her thing at Tekay Designs. As head designer of the Houston, Texas-based ethnic bridal design shop, she has definitely made strides within the ethnic bridal design industry, going places very few have been before. With only $100 in her pockets, she came to the United States from Liberia, West Africa, with […]

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Are the RIGHT People Due to Inherit Your Money?

Are the RIGHT People Due to Inherit Your Money?

Okay I must admit, this is not the sort of heading you’d “normally” see – especially, at the beginning of a new year. As I’ve often said many times in the past, in personal financial planning, trendy is not necessarily better. So here’s a quick question: What, as an investor, do you look for when […]

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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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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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3 Easy Tips for Making (and Keeping) Your Holiday Budget

3 Easy Tips for Making (and Keeping) Your Holiday Budget

| December 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

By Samuel N. Asare MBA, CRPC, CMFC (December 9, 2011)   Believe it or not, it’s that time of the year: Christmas is right around the corner! And you know what that means, right? Holiday shopping for friends and loved ones. Let’s discuss a very simple but extremely effective way to go about this process that […]

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All He Wants For Christmas Is You

All He Wants For Christmas Is You

| December 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

I ran into a friend at the mall the other day and she was in despair over what to get for her man for Christmas. She had an armload of shopping bags and wasn’t sure he was going to like any of the choices she had made. I asked her if she had time for […]

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