Why I Believe Gugulethu Ncube Was Raped And Deserves Justice

A few weeks ago, a Zimbabwean young woman, author and activist Gugulethu Ncube who based in South Africa contacted me narrating her harrowing rape ordeal in the hands of her then boyfriend Marc Gbaffou. Gugulethu Ncube says she was raped by Marc Gbaffou who is originally from Ivory Coast and is the chairperson of African Diaspora … Continue reading Why I Believe Gugulethu Ncube Was Raped And Deserves Justice

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Introducing JAW: Writing Therapy For The Abused African Girl Child

Since I wrote a letter to Febbie, my ex- mother in law, a few weeks ago, my inbox has been flooded with messages from women all over the world who grew up in Africa, especially Zimbabwe. They reported to have had a similar certain Febbie in their life who abused them mercilessly and traumatised them. Some of … Continue reading Introducing JAW: Writing Therapy For The Abused African Girl Child

Why Bride Price/Lobola Should Be Abolished: The Root Of Wife Abuse In Africa

Last week I wrote an article about the rampant abuse of daughters-in-law by their in-laws in Zimbabwe, other African countries as well as Asian countries. Most of my readers responded by highlighting that the abuse was mainly fuelled by the practice of Lobola especially in Zimbabwean culture.  The contributions from my readers were quite thought-provoking for … Continue reading Why Bride Price/Lobola Should Be Abolished: The Root Of Wife Abuse In Africa

When Mothers-In-Law Should Be Banned From Seeing Their Grandchildren

I was inspired to write this article after following a well publicised story for the last couple of weeks about famous British-Pakistani Boxer Amir Khan whose wife Faryal Makhdoom Khan has taken to social media accusing her in-laws of abusing her.  On Christmas Day, Amir Khan's sister accused Faryal of banning her parents/family from seeing … Continue reading When Mothers-In-Law Should Be Banned From Seeing Their Grandchildren

If I Was Theresa May I Would Build A Great Wall In Britain

If only I was Theresa May. If I was Theresa May, Britain would never be the same again. If only just for a day, I could be the most powerful woman in Britain, I would be like Donald Trump. I would build a great wall against the prophets of Africa who come to United Kingdom … Continue reading If I Was Theresa May I Would Build A Great Wall In Britain