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LOUD WHISPERS : Madele

LOUD WHISPERS : Madele

Madele had never been lazy.  She was well known for her industry and commitment to everything she laid her hands on. Her parents were poor, and they barely managed to support her education up to her O’ Levels. She did not do well in her high school leaving examination and so could not get admission […]

A Great SHero Dances Away : Prudence Nobantu Mabele (1971-2017)

A Great SHero Dances Away : Prudence Nobantu Mabele (1971-2017)

      ‘Life is very short and what we have to do must be done in the now’- Audre Lourde Over the past couple of weeks, I have received the news of the loss of three very good friends. A senior friend, Professor Babatunde Osotimehin died on June 4 th at the age of 68. […]

Valar Morghulis:Ten Lessons From Game Of Thrones

Valar Morghulis:Ten Lessons From Game Of Thrones

I apologise in advance if I am about to confuse people who have no idea what Game of Thrones is. Just think about how some of us have no clue when you go on about your favourite football team. A few months ago, I was having a conversation with the son of a good friend […]

LoudWhispers : ‘There Are No Strangers Here’

LoudWhispers : ‘There Are No Strangers Here’

Brenda staggered through the streets, her eyes smarting from the smoke of the vehicles and tyres burning around her. The sounds were so loud and piercing, after a while, she did not hear them anymore. ‘Maybe this is what the end of the world feels like’ she thought as she was shoved by a screaming […]

Apology : Anomaly On The Previous LoudWhispers Article

Apology : Anomaly On The Previous LoudWhispers Article

Dear Readers, We apologise for the anomaly in the LoudWhispers article uploaded on monday. We are sorry for the text reflow. We sincerely apologise to you our readers because we know that you would have found the article confusing. It’s an error from the content curation end. Also, we apologise to our Amiable Writer for […]

Re-Writing Women’s History: Reflections On The Legend Of Moremi

Re-Writing Women’s History: Reflections On The Legend Of Moremi

The story of Moremi Ajasoro, a legendary figure from the ancient town of Ile-Ife in South West Nigeria is not one limited to the Yoruba people of Nigeria.  Her story is known across the world and in the African Diaspora, a classic tale of bravery and sacrifice for the good of the community. Recently, the […]

LOUD WHISPERS: Up And Down

LOUD WHISPERS: Up And Down

Last week was a very interesting one for me. I was in a good mood most of the week, starting from the early hours of Tuesday morning when I stayed up all night to watch the US Presidential Debate. I shouted and hooted in support of Hillary Clinton as she took Donald Trump to the […]