Exclusive interview with Miss Angel Nduka-Nwosu by Truth Zombie

Angel Nduka-Nwosu is a poet, editor, writer and activist who was born in Lagos, Nigeria. Her work has appeared in a number of journals and online sites including Ake Review, Random Thoughts, The Audiri, The Girls Like Me to name a few. She was the recipient of the award of Best Spoken Word Artist at the 2017 edition of the Nigerian Teen Choice Awards. A self proclaimed African feminist, she was awarded the Best Position Paper at the 2015 simulation of the African Leadership Academy Model African Union. This was for her paper on eradicating Maternal Mortality in The Islamic […]

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OCTOBER RUSH – ANGEL NDUKA-NWOSU – GUEST POST

The same month Toke Makinwa’s book dropped was the month you both weirdly came to the conclusion that you had indeed being rushed and that his lips weren’t just naturally black. You both realized that truly what the two of you had being smelling those nights when he kissed one of you and called the other “First Wife”, was in fact weed. The thought that because of him, you each had each other’s saliva made you both cringe. As it dawned on both of you that you had indeed being played by him, the two of you decided to do […]

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To Submit or To Not Submit -Angel Nduka-Nwosu (Guest Post)

From time immemorial religion has always been used to justify unequal power structures and an overall inequality in systems. A religion like Christianity was once used majorly to push the idea that black people were inferior and as such slavery and obedience to the white masters was the lot that was assigned to them from God. All religions Christianity inclusive have always been used to push the idea that women were to be second class citizens. Statements like “Women were created after so they are not greater than the first” and “The Bible says men are the heads” are said […]

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Woman Choose Thyself: Thou Art Not A Liability (Guest Post) – Angel Nduka-Nwosu

There are a lot of things I don’t like when it comes to gender relations. But if there is one thing I dislike the most, it is the idea that women exist for men and as such we should live our lives making decisions that appeal to the idea of what men find attractive. In coming times, I want us to get rid of that notion and in particular stop saying things like “No man wants a liability” or “Men prefer..” when we want to advise girls. The first statement is often said when we want to encourage women to […]

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