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Sauraniya Yariman Arewa

Sauraniya Yariman Arewa

Nigerian history is dominated by powerful monarchs. These monarchs are usually men. The existence of powerful women in Nigerian history is almost mythical. Queen Moremi Ajansoro and Queen Idia are some of the few known iconic monarchs in Nigerian History. And as powerful and magnificent they were. They were not rulers over the kingdoms they…

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Biography of Sharon Machira

Biography of Sharon Machira

Sharon Machira is a multimedia journalist and storyteller with over eight years of experience in telling African stories. Based in Nairobi, Kenya, she works for the BBC as a TV and Radio Presenter where she is also a Senior Presenter. Education and Career Machira obtained a Bachelor degree in International relations from the University of…

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Biography of Toufah Jallow

Biography of Toufah Jallow

Fatou “Toufah” Jallow is a former Gambian beauty queen, feminist and author. In 2019, she accused Gambian dictator and former president, Yayha Jammeh of raping her after she emerged the winner of his national pageant competition in 2014. Fatou’s accusation inspired a #metoo wave in The Gambia as many accusations against prominent men in the…

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Biography of Esther A. Armah

Esther A. Armah is a Ghana-based, London-born international award-winning journalist, a playwright, a global public speaker – a self-described ‘global black chick’ - who has lived, worked, loved, created across three cities in three countries on three continents – London, New York, and Accra. Source: African American Book Club Esther is the Executive Director of the…

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