• Education

    WHAT ABOUT BOYS?!!!

    SAVE THE BOY-CHILD! HE IS BECOMING AN ENDANGERED GENDER! Many individuals claim that we have become so occupied with empowering the female child that men are becoming the endangered gender. True or otherwise, I have my reservations: I strongly believe it is a machination to get us to water down our efforts at seeking female empowerment. Oftentimes though, I feel hit by these unfounded accusations. I see them as a ploy to sway the narrative in favour of the boy-child, even though there is virtually no distinction between both children when they are forming. Why not let a child define who they will become, all by themselves? Why deny them…

  • Sports

    France 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup: A marker for greater things!

    The curtains have been drawn on this year’s edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup, and the event in France saw numerous gains achieved in Women’s football on a global level. In the spirit of advocacy, I launched the Slay-Ballers campaign to bring more awareness to women playing soccer particularly in the face of an ever-widening gender gap when compared to the men’s game. France 2019 saw a clear upgrade in the hitherto low standard of women’s football. The quality of soccer on display by the ladies this summer in France has been remarkably high, so much that many people have forgotten that two big regional men’s events (the AFCON…

  • Sports

    WHY BALLON D’OR WINNER ADA HEGERBERG WILL NOT BE PLAYING AT THE WORLD CUP.

    “The Heroine in Budapest” fighting for equality in Football Female football’s greatest showpiece event will kick off in seven days’ time and a certain Norwegian star will sadly not be taking part, not because she isn’t good enough(in fact, she is officially the best player in female football) but because she has chosen to make a stance and fight, and fighting she has been doing. Ada Martine Stolsmo Hegerberg will not be at the Women’s World Cup this summer in France because she walked away from Norway’s national team after growing increasingly frustrated with its set-up and what she called a “lack of respect” for female players. Hegerberg has worked…