ULove Lingerie: A Black Owned Brand

As a black African woman, I am always delighted to find other black African women who are not only great creators but are also venturing into industries that have just a handful or no black people at all. Lebohang Tsimo is a young black South African woman who owns and runs a lingerie brand called…

African Women Awards Nominees Announced

African Women Awards founded by Carol Nyazika and Lisa Chiriseri will be hosting the second Award ceremony on 3 December in Harare at a venue that will be announced soon. The awards were launched on the 7th of November 2015 at Meikles Hotel in Harare with the aim of recognizing, celebrating and honoring powerful and…

Qhama Maswana Art: The Kind Of Art That Speaks To Me

Artists in Africa have been documenting their work in the best way possible. I love what their art does to me when I look at it. They produce art that is easy to relate to us African children and they capture it in the best possible. I have seen so much beauty in the work…

Stop the weave blah blah blah blah…………..

So lately I have been seeing these groups on facebook that aim to stop black women from having weaves because they apparently look less “African” or something along those twisted lines. An Afro does not make anyone more African than the next person. I once had  a hairstyle that looked like my hair, it was…