I had never really encountered negative attitudes towards female breasts and breastfeeding until adulthood, particularly in middle class settings.
It is about sharing daily lived experiences, not a group of black women conniving to rid the world of men or drive the white population into the sea.
Black couples don’t adopt—so why are they up in arms when needy children move across cultures
Woman, shut your mouth and know your place—but perhaps there is a different and better way for African men to be 'real'?>Palesa Thinane-Epondo
The holding back of women on the continent is more common than we think, yet validating them makes more of a man than their subjugation.
The ‘Chinese-ification of South Africa’ has many unhappy. How about we beat them at their game instead?>Palesa Thinane-Epondo
“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart” - Mandela
Eating snakes, 'porn healing', wads of cash...where does it all end?
The false and dangerous stereotypes we hold about other Africans make us no different from our apartheid oppressors.
A 'progressive' man will adopt a white woman's culture easily. The same man will treat his black wife ever so differently.
On April 1, Nobel laureate Wangari Maathai would have marked her 75th birthday. She would most likely turn in her grave now.
Foreign powers are doing what they do best on the continent, exploit, but this time with the backing of our leaders.