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LOUD WHISPERS: Shalaye Olympics

LOUD WHISPERS: Shalaye Olympics

Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi ‘Shalaye Olympics’ is a slang I picked up from young people, something used to describe a lengthy process of explaining things – ‘Shalaye’ in Yoruba means ‘to explain’. I suppose ‘Shalaye Olympics’ can be interpreted to mean doing 100, 200, 400 meters relay, hurdles and long-jump, throwing in some wrestling, boxing and swimming, […]

Women’s History Month: 10 African Amazons You Need To Know About!

Women’s History Month: 10 African Amazons You Need To Know About!

There have been many great African women who during their lifetime, espoused a desire to see women treated fairly. They were Queens, Warriors, Politicians, Entrepreneurs, Artistes and so on. What they all had in common was the legacy of service and love for their community and commitment to the enhancement of the status of women. […]