Miriam Makeba (May 4, 1932 – 10 November 2008)

I kept my culture. I kept the music of my roots. Through my music, I became the voice and image of Africa and the...

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'Happiness is not in doing nothing. Happiness is to be overloaded the whole day, Become exhausted by evening, And realize you did something worthy'.   Margaret Thatcher

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“People call me a feminist whenever I express statements that distinguish me from a doormat.” Rebecca West

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You can never control other people. You can only control yourself. I have definitely learned that. Kimora-Lee Simmons

#Rant1373: Fix yourself Woman- Joy Isi-Bewaji

 I’ve heard of things they do to juniors in same-sex schools. Let’s take all-girls’ School, for instance. So you are running away from Patriarchy, you want your daughters to experience a world where only women exist, and the hakuna-matata that it’ll...

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''Human greatness does not lie in wealth or power, But in character and goodness. People are just people, and all people have faults and shortcomings, But all of us are born with a basic goodness''. Anne Frank

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'They can criticise as long as they want and we are not trying to take the rights of others. We are trying to acquire our own rights, peacefully. We want evolution not a revolution.' Ameera El Taweel

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'It's the little things that citizens do. That's what will make the difference. My little thing is planting trees. Professor Wangari Mathaii

Kaline Akinkugbe: Living her music

Kaline Beautiful, warm and incredibly talented – Singer-Songwriter, Pianist and Film Composer, Kaliné Akinkugbe, is definitely not the average person you meet every day. In this interview with GuardianWoman, she shares how her journey to music began, what makes her style and...

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My greatest hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept love in return for love recognizes no barriers, jumps all hurdles, leaps all fences...

Friday Quote: Amal Clooney

The first piece of advice I would have from my experience is that governments need to be vocal about human rights. Amal Clooney

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''When you deprive people of their right to live in dignity. To hope for a better future; To have control over their lives; Then you deprive them of that...

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  'The world has never yet seen a truly great and virtuous  nation. Because in the degradation of women, The very fountains of life are poisoned at their source. Lucretia...

Wednesday Quote: Michelle Bachelete

“Gender equality will only be reached if we are able to empower women.” – Michelle Bachelet

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When you assume negative intent; you're angry. If you take away that anger and assume positive intent; you will be amazed. Your emotional quotient goes up...

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I will not have my life narrowed down. I will not bow down to somebody else's whim or to someone else's ignorance'. Bell Hooks

Tonto Dike: Parental Alienation is Child Abuse

Every celebrity’s life is everyone’s business; hence they are always in the news for even the clothes they wear much less their relationships. Hence...

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Make a choice: Continue living your life feeling muddled in this abyss of self-misunderstanding, Or you find your identity independent of it. You push for color-blind casting;...

From the road side to the classroom: Aisha’s journey

On 15th August 2020 when schools were all still closed due to Covid-19 pandemic, a photo of Aisha reading a storybook on the roadside...

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Wonderfully, fearfully made women

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie The bliss of ignorance… On 18 May 2016, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie joined a number of distinguished Americans, including filmmaker Spike Lee and Nobel Prize Winning Neuroscientist Richard Axel to receive the Johns Hopkins University honorary...

Women, tool for tackling climate change

Mrs. Grace Udounwa-Ogolo, the Chairperson, Women in Cleantech and Eco-innovation Initiative, an NGO, says women remain a formidable tool in combating climate change. Udounwa-Ogolo said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

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Dolphins Basketball Club of Lagos battling with the Customs BC in the semifinal of the on-going Zenith Bank Women Basketball League Super Eight ply-off. The Wale Aboderin girls will meet First Bank in the final...

5 Shoes Every Woman Needs In Her Wardrobe

Aside diamonds, I’m quite sure shoes are a woman's next best friend. With seemingly endless options every fashion season, it's hard to say no to newer pairs. If you're looking to make a long term...

Iran police to confiscate cars of 'poorly veiled' women

Women drivers in Iran's capital could have their cars impounded by police if they are caught driving with a poorly fixed veil or without their heads covered, a police chief said Wednesday. "If a (female) driver...

Iran police to confiscate cars of 'poorly veiled' women

Women drivers in Iran's capital could have their cars impounded by police if they are caught driving with a poorly fixed veil or without their heads covered, a police chief said Wednesday. "If a (female) driver...

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Thursday Quote: Marie Colvin

'Be passionate and be involved in what you believe in, And do it as thoroughly and honestly and fearlessly as you can'. Marie Colvin

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In Sudan, they forced her to marry a man she didn't want. When she wouldn't surrender to him, he raped her with the help...

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If you don't get out of the box you've been raised in: You won't understand how much bigger the world is'. Angelina Jolie

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'Because man and woman are the complement of one another; We  need woman's thought in national affairs to make a safe and stable Government'. Elizabeth Cady...

Tuesday Quote: Kimora Lee Simmons

I think one great tip is that you should always love yourself. If you don’t love yourself, take care of yourself, cater to yourself and...