Police visits R Kelly home over allegation of holding two women hostage in his home

Police visited the Chicago home of R&B star R. Kelly Friday after receiving a tip that two women were being held hostage by the singer but found no evidence to support the allegation, authorities said. The morning visit came after the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office passed along information to police from someone from out-of-state who alleged to prosecutors that two women were being held … Continue reading Police visits R Kelly home over allegation of holding two women hostage in his home

The 5 Largest Unexpected Costs of Your Dream Wedding

The day we started having crushes is the day we began dreaming about our weddings. I was obsessed with the idea of Cinderella’s carriage, and always imagined setting out of that for my own wedding. As we grow older, we realize the real cost of a wedding and how unlikely it’ll be the wedding we dreamed of in childhood. As I am planning my own … Continue reading The 5 Largest Unexpected Costs of Your Dream Wedding

Empowering young women to stand up for conflict resilience

Young women are often framed as victims, but their role in rebuilding communities must be enhanced   Governments must infuse conflict-resilience education into school curriculums Young women are increasingly at risk of harm during violent conflicts, as seen in the disturbing trend of mass kidnappings, sexual assaults and other violations in sub-Saharan Africa. Examples include the campaign by violent extremist groups such as Boko Haram to … Continue reading Empowering young women to stand up for conflict resilience

“Never Talk To A Man The Way Cee-C Talks To Tobi” – Linda Ikeji Advises Women

Newly engaged Linda Ikeji has just taken to Twitter to advise women to desist from talking to men the way Cee-C did to Tobi today. Cee-C has been been verbally abusing Tobi for over an hour now, and the young man kept his cool. Linda wrote; “Dear women, never talk to a man the way CeeC has spoken to Tobi today no matter how provoked … Continue reading “Never Talk To A Man The Way Cee-C Talks To Tobi” – Linda Ikeji Advises Women

A NEW VOICE: HELEN CAMMOCK WINS THE 2018 MAX MARA PRIZE FOR WOMEN

A NEW VOICE: HELEN CAMMOCK WINS THE 2018 MAX MARA PRIZE FOR WOMEN ‘I’m interested in the voice as author, as witness, as conduit, as ventriloquist’ – the artist speaks about what comes next with Chris Fite-Wassilak of Frieze. You can feel history seeping through the gaps in the videos, performances and installations of British artist Helen Cammock. Drawing from a range of sources – at points including the Caribbean … Continue reading A NEW VOICE: HELEN CAMMOCK WINS THE 2018 MAX MARA PRIZE FOR WOMEN