THIS LOCKDOWN AND MY MENTAL HEALTH
After giving three years of her life to a job, with the emergence of Covid-19, she was kicked out of her job and was left feeling as though she wasn’t good enough.
What must African youths do differently
Martin Luther King said, “Not everyone can be famous but everyone can be great because greatness is determined by service.” Leaders are born to serve.
Blind Youths are falling into a ditch, cries History
The youths are too proud to submit themselves to mentorship, they believe they can “blow” overnight. History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
A VOICE TO FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION
Other myths surrounding female genital mutilation include the belief that the female genitals would grow to the size of the penis if not cut.
We live in a world where the girl child is denied her basic rights and freedoms including right to health, security and physical integrity…
So Your Child won’t Become the Next Corrupt Politician
Corruption in Nigeria is woven into the fabric of the society and in its many forms has become a norm in the country. Educate your children that corruption makes you and your family happy but puts tears in the eyes of generations.
Broken Treasure by Deborah Benjamin
I remember vividly like yesterday when one strong ill in our society caught up with me. The caretakers that everyone had access to in life, left…
She only wanted to help people with special needs but this is what she’s done
While working with people with special needs, Grace noticed that there were vulnerable groups in her society, with a high percentage of them living in poverty. She mobilized a group to fight with her
Kouakou Jean-Desire Kouassi: From not having a computer to loving digital marketing
After few months of intensive self-training marked by all-night learning and practices, squatting in rooms and sharing computers, I made some progress and I was able to make a poster and some flyers for our concert! And I got my first computer! This was the beginning of an endless passion for the digital world.
As unemployment and corruption grows in Senegal, young people trickle into Italy
“I am lucky to be alive. Some of my friends died on our way here in 2017. I don’t like to talk about it. It is really hard for me. I want to forget,” Mbaye told Eric. Mbaye and Mornyang are among thousands of undocumented African youth in Europe who are constantly fleeing the economic hardship in their region. Eric Kafui Okyerefo tells the story of their lives. A story of hope and hardship.
Here comes the artsy evolution of Odion Tobi and his designs
“I grew up in the city of Lagos, the hurly burly lifestyle can be really annoying but it inspires me each day.“ This young man went from not knowing how to use a laptop to working on 2D / 3D / 4D designs for banks and more. Read about his evolution.
Angel Opoku says the free jobs “didn’t bring in much” and this is why
As the youngest person on the team, I did a lot of work, from designing church fliers to fixing microphones and some sound engineering. I genuinely enjoyed it all.
More about the #DearDancer Project
The Dear Dancer project is aimed at pointing dancers towards preventive and alternative medicine, including imbibing an overall healthy lifestyle
This fashion blogger born with cerebral palsy has a different story and she’s kicking it towards blogging for Vogue
“What makes my story different is that I was born with cerebral palsy and most times when I tell people I’m a fashion blogger, they’re shocked because it’s rare.”
Assumpta Idaka narrates her story and love for fashion.