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LOUD WHISPERS: The Equals Of The Slave Masters

LOUD WHISPERS: The Equals Of The Slave Masters

‘Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves’, Abraham Lincoln.   The headlines are unrelenting: ‘Woman docked for locking maid in the toilet for 20 days’ ‘Woman called out for burning 10-year-old housemaid with hot iron’ ‘Police arrest madam who brutalized maid, cuts her hand with hand saw’ ‘Woman sentenced to 4years […]

AW Gist : The Change Agents -( The In-Laws)

AW Gist :  The Change Agents -( The In-Laws)

  This is about picturing the realities in our society. Just before you begin : This is a discussion between three social agents, three women involved in different social innovations who’ve been brought together to discuss the different issues they’ve solved, the different stories they’ve heard and how we all can become good influencers, good […]

LOUD WHISPERS: My Prophecies for 2020

LOUD WHISPERS: My Prophecies for 2020

I have been asked why I have not released my prophecies for 2020, and I have had to explain that I cannot share visions I have not received yet. Now, the visions have come and I am ready. For those of you who might be skeptical, I have a pretty decent track record as a […]

7 Clutch Bags You Will Absolutely Love

7 Clutch Bags You  Will  Absolutely Love

7 CLUTCH BAGS YOU WILL ABSOLUTELY LOVE!   Clutch bags started as objects used to carry items. Now it is a major fashion accessory and also used as an organiser within a big bag. With a clutch bag, you can carry stuff without damaging your slay.   Awesome right?   Permit us to interrupt your […]

Seven Questions To Ask Before And After Having A Premature Child

Seven Questions To Ask Before And After Having A Premature Child

The thought of going home without your newborn is quite difficult. A preterm or preemie (other terms used for premature babies) parent may miss the experience and joy that comes with holding to hold and bond with the baby right after delivery.  It’s is absolutely normal for a parent to worry about a child born […]

The Many Troubles Of A Firstborn (Part 2)

Sibling rivalry is real. It gets escalated when all are married. Wisdom is required by parents to manage it. Firstborns especially have a role in ensuring that things do not escalate to a stage where the children are involved. Secondborns often times are arrogant and want to ride on the firstborn. Humility, wisdom, patience and […]

The Story Corner : InstaJazz

The Story Corner : InstaJazz

  Happy New year Fammmmmmmm… Welcome to 2020.  I wanted to turn a new leaf this year but then I decided not to make y’all starve of the banging news on social media. People of God, babes aren’t taking it easy on different levels. Them girls want to get married by force, they want rich […]

Born Again To Have Dominion

Born Again To Have Dominion

  When God made man, He gave man dominion over everything on earth. He gave an idea of the kind of dominion that man would have had had he not sinned. Let’s look at the perfect man Jesus Christ; when Jesus wanted to pay the temple tax,  He only needed to command a fish to […]

LOUD WHISPERS: Jerusalem

LOUD WHISPERS: Jerusalem

In my book ‘Speaking for Myself: Perspectives on Social, Political and Feminist Activism in Africa’ (2013) there is an essay called ‘Celebrating Brenda Fassie’. In the essay, I described how, some years ago, I was at the Music Moods record store at the Johannesburg airport in South Africa. As I was browsing through the stacks […]

LOUD WHISPERS: A State Of Emergency On Sexual Violence

LOUD WHISPERS: A State Of Emergency On Sexual Violence

I have often mentioned in my Loud Whispers columns that I love watching television dramas. One of my favourites is Law and Order – Special Victims Unit. It is a spin-off of the Law and Order television series, based on adventures of the New York Police Department (NYPD). The SVU is an elite squad of […]