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Kakenya Ntaiya Nominated For 2013 CNN Heroes Award

Kakenya Ntaiya Nominated For 2013 CNN Heroes Award

| November 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Our December 2010 goddess, Kakenya Ntaiya, has been nominated as one of the top 10 2013 CNN Heroes. We wish her all the best and hope she wins. Congratulations Kakenya!!! Kakenya is the founder of Kakenya’s Dream, and Kakenya Center for Excellence,  a school she founded in 2006 for girls in Enoosaen, Kenya. The school […]

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Rainatou Sow: Making Every Woman Count

Rainatou Sow: Making Every Woman Count

| March 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

At a time when many of us were oblivious to the sounds of our own voices, busy living our lives in youthful ignorance to the injustices that existed around us, Rainatou Sow was busy sowing the seeds of a powerful mission. Her activism began when she decided to teach evening classes to young girls in […]

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Michaela DePrince: Hate Tore Her Life Apart, Love Turned Her Into A Graceful Swan

Michaela DePrince: Hate Tore Her Life Apart, Love Turned Her Into A Graceful Swan

| December 7, 2012 | 2 Comments

Michaela DePrince has been labeled the “war orphan-turned ballerina.” Of course, we all like a sob story that ends in triumph, but for Afrikan Goddess the one thing that stands out about Mabinty Bangura’s (her given name) story of triumph are her parents. They took a sick refugee from Ghana and turned her life around. […]

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Samar Khoury – A Model with A Dream Beyond Fame and a Name

Samar Khoury – A Model with A Dream Beyond Fame and a Name

| November 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Here at AFRIKAN GODDESS MAGAZINE, we love stories of dreams and triumph. It’s why we cover them every month. These stories of triumph, perseverance, and driven women who rise victoriously, are what make what we do all the more worthwhile. We share these stories in the hopes that our readers will be touched, and be […]

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Maimah Karmo: The Fearless One

Maimah Karmo: The Fearless One

| October 8, 2012 | 1 Comment

Life is full of challenges, and for many of us, this usually means an excuse to indulge in the art of sell-pity. And there is no bigger challenge than one that threatens to negatively alter the direction of our lives, or worse yet, end it. However, when Maimah Karmo was diagnosed with breast cancer at […]

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Sylvie Maunga Mbanga: The Woman Saved to Save

Sylvie Maunga Mbanga: The Woman Saved to Save

| August 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

As much as I like to listen to (and read about) inspirational stories of sacrifice and selfless giving, nothing makes me happier than when I actually get to write an inspirational story of sacrifice and selfless giving. For the last 4 years I have committed myself to writing about the stories of women who have […]

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Koketso Moeti: Founder of Operation Rooigrond

Koketso Moeti: Founder of Operation Rooigrond

| July 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

She believes the world can be a better place for all of us if those who can afford it are more compassionate. She believes that one need not be rich in order to make a difference; one must simply be willing, generous and in touch with the world around them. She’s a dreamer and a […]

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Mariama Mounir Camara-Petrolawicz: There Is Indeed No Limit

Mariama Mounir Camara-Petrolawicz: There Is Indeed No Limit

| May 10, 2012 | 7 Comments

She is the first African woman from the Republic of Guinea to grace the cover of Afrikan Goddess Magazine. She is a stunning African beauty with a heart of gold and she is our May 2012 feature for good reason. Mariama Mounir Camara-Petrolawicz is the co-founder of There is No Limit Foundation. And just as […]

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MacDella Cooper: The Angel Who Heeded the Call to Lead!

MacDella Cooper: The Angel Who Heeded the Call to Lead!

| April 19, 2012 | 5 Comments

She’s been called “Liberia’s Angel” and “Africa’s Angel.” Both seem like really exaggerated accolades until you hear MacDella Cooper tell her story, until you learn about her life and how she came so far from tragedy and pain. And once you hear what she has done with her life since then, you have no choice […]

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Joyce Banda: Joins an Exclusive Club That’s Hopefullly Setting a New Trend in Africa

Joyce Banda: Joins an Exclusive Club That’s Hopefullly Setting a New Trend in Africa

| April 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

When Malawi’s sitting president, Bingu wa Mutharika, died suddenly on Thursday, April 5, it was only natural that his successor would become his replacement. But, Malawians probably never imagined the day would come when their female vice president, Joyce Banda, would actually get to step into that role. It was merely ceremonial. Protocol.”Constitutional.” Well, it […]

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