Mission and vision statement

In today’s world, where diverse and alternative narratives are more important than ever, our mission is to offer content that support and promote an afro-centric worldview.

We are doing so be creating, sharing and curating content that is inspiring, empowering, educative and entertaining.

Our vision is to become a leading bilingual online destination for the multicultural, multilingual and multi-passionate African Woman (men are welcome of course) to stay up to date with current affairs, trending social-political discussions , entertainment news and history features to celebrate our heritage.

House of Nzinga’s ultimate goal is to create a tribe of women with shared interests and values, deeply rooted in Africa and open to the World.

The type of content you will find here includes:

  • Series of profiles about inspiring African/ afro-descendants women and men
  • Features at the intersection of socio-political, current-affairs and entertainment commentaries such as:
  • A monthly musing piece where I discuss the top current affairs issues
  • O.N Weekly, a debrief of the top Lifestyle and entertainment news trending in a current week
  • History features

The website is bilingual, check out the ‘FRANCAIS’ category for French articles.

Who is House of Nzinga’s Ideal Reader?

She is a fierce Afro-Optimistic. She is passionate about Africa (including her Diaspora) : Our history, current issues and culture. She works towards making a difference in her community. She is comfortable in her own skin and is running a race of her own. she is beautiful and successful in her own right and believes in collaboration more than competition. More than anything she is a Queen who fixes others queens’ crowns.

What’s behind a name? About Queen Nzinga

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Mbande Nzinga was a powerful queen who lived between the end of the 16th century and through the middle of 17th   century (1583-1663). She reigned over a kingdom in Central Africa which is now known as modern day Angola.  Queen Nzinga is hailed as one of the greatest women rulers in Africa.  A visionary leader, a skilled diplomat and an astute politician she fought against the slave trade and European influences. Under her leadership, Angola resisted Portuguese colonization for about 30 years! She fought for a free Angola up until her death at age 82.

NB: Many names finishing in -Zinga/Jinga suffixes such as Muzinga, Mujinga, Zhinga, Jinga, are names of the same origin, in some part of central Africa at least,  and it means ‘born with the umbilical cord around your neck’ (I was born that way  read more below!)

Let’s get personal : meet the Blogger-In-Chief

This blog is edited by moi, Patricia Yumba Muzinga, to get know me more check my profile in the profile box.

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