Our Writers

Of Africa Editorial Team

M'thunzi Mwanza-Madaba

M'thunzi Mwanza-Madaba currently lives in Harare, Zimbabwe. She was born in Zambia, but moved to Tanzania in 1998 and later Kenya where she spent her teens and early adulthood. While in Tanzania, she pursued a career in social work and worked as an ECD practitioner. Today she uses her extensive background in social development to assist vulnerable communities in Zimbabwe.

Jennifer Jongema

Jennifer Jongema is an aspiring writer and digital illustrator from the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba. After having completed her BSc. in Tourism and International Business Management, she discovered her passion for creative writing. In order to combine her education and her interest, Jennifer writes about her experiences in Aruba to inform and entertain visitors.

Rudo Zvobgo

Rudo Zvobgo is a Zimbabwean who lived in Cape Town for several years before moving to Paris. She is passionate and driven to document events that shape and mold the world we live in. If there's a story to be told you can find her writing, reporting, or hosting.

Joan Koka

Joan Koka is a content marketing consultant and writer residing in Chicago, IL. She specializes in helping businesses leverage content to grow their audiences and convert them into customers. See more of her work by visiting joankoka.com.

Tasha Tagoe

Tasha Tagoe is a Ghanaian British. She has lived in several countries in Africa and Europe throughout her life. She now calls Accra (Ghana) home. She is currently MBA candidate at Webster University, Accra. She has an MA in International NGO’s from Webster University, Leiden. Her work background includes Supply Chain Management and Project Management in both the commercial and NGO arena. Her passion is to be part of sustainable development in her country Ghana.

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Swinky is a Kenyan vocalist, songwriter and actress living in Japan. Her album Prototype is available on Itunes and Amazon as well as through her site.

Annette K. Joseph - Gabriel

Annette K. Joseph-Gabriel is an Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She is the author of the forthcoming book Decolonial Citizenship: Black Women’s Resistance in the Francophone World.