New cultural aspects of healthcare in the west

In our Woman of the Month interview, we interviewed Tandi Charmaine Kuwana, an Australian mental health nurse who is on a mission to create an understanding of the new cultural aspect of healthcare in the west with a special focus on refugees. Tandi, who is originally from Africa, uses her own background to create culturally informed…

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7 rules for funding your business without selling your soul

File photo, model. By: Jenny Kassan  for Women 2.0  | USA Of all the North American companies that got VC funding in 2016, only 16.8% had at least one female founder. As veteran Silicon Valley investor Theresia Goew noted recently, the culture of VCs and tech is more sexist than it’s ever been. Even more concerning is that…

M.E. Media launching The International Woman talk show

M.E. Media, publishers of The International Woman is launching a talk show hosted by Edinah Masanga in January 2018. Speaking from her base in Sweden Masanga said, ‘I just want to expand the ways that M.E. Media engages its audience. It’s also important that we move with times. Multimedia is no doubt one of the…

The empire that Grace Mugabe built – and destroyed

 Photo: AP/TT By EDINAH MASANGA | Sweden “Qu’ils mangent de la brioche” translated to English “Let them eat cake” is a quote attributed to the indifference France’s Queen Marie Antoinette had to the suffering peasants, just like Zimbabwe’s no longer First Lady Grace Mugabe. The parallel does not end there, it goes further, during the time…

By her own admission, Grace Mugabe had captured Zim presidential powers

UPDATE – BREAKING NEWS: Robert Mugabe has resigned as President of Zimbabwe Any time is a long time in politics. It’s only last week that Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe stood before a cheering – and patronising – crowd of the apostolic church denomination in Zimbabwe and received showers of fake prophecies including by one gullible…

Are Africa’s ‘men of God’ preserving injustices against women?

  Adoley and her husband Mike (not their real names) attend one of Ghana’s mega churches. Both are university graduates. She is a seamstress and owns a small retail shop. He is an accountant. The couple live with Mike’s family, where Adoley sometimes feels she’s blamed for the couple’s childlessness after having three miscarriages. When…