Teakisi Woman: Nkechi First

31st March 2017 Teakisi 0

On this edition of Teakisi Woman, we interview Nkechi First.  We talk business, her life and overcoming challenges. Teakisi:  Give us some background about Nkechi First? Nkechi:  I studied linguistics for my first degree. After […]

Short Story

The Night They Were Betrayed

29th March 2017 Teakisi 0

By Laura Walusimbi It was a day like any other. The year was 1986. Sixteen-year-old Pat was listening to music on the family’s little cassette radio. Her favorite song was playing – USA for Africa’s […]


Get Out Of Your Bubble

27th March 2017 Teakisi 0

By Elma Asio Your father respects your mother. He has never raised his voice or hand against her. You studied at the very best schools from the time you were only learning to speak to […]


Tribal Differences

22nd March 2017 Ayandola Ayanleke 5

Jude was nervous. He was going to see Sara’s parents for the first time. He wished this was something he could avoid, but he knew it was a necessity. Of course he understood the concept […]


Cynthia Butare: Hard Work Pays Off

20th March 2017 Teakisi 0

Does hard work pay off? Cynthia Butare lived in Geneva until the end of high school and pursued her studies in the UK; first in Digital Communication and then with a master’s in Documentary making.  Cynthia moved […]


Take Ten with Amandla Karungi

17th March 2017 Teakisi 0

1. Who is Amandla Karungi? Amanda Karungi holds a LLB (LAW) degree from the University of Pretoria, South Africa.  She is a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society.  She is a Legal Associate […]

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Fashion & Style

African Beauty Entrepreneurs You Need To Know!

15th March 2017 Teakisi 1

By Mako Muzenda Beauty is a global, billion-dollar industry. From cosmetics and skincare to fragrances and hair products, the business of beauty is lucrative and constantly expanding. Several African companies have made their own imprint […]


From The Streets Of Singledom

13th March 2017 Teakisi 2

By Ifedayo Ward My weekends are longer now, for reasons I can’t help. Remember when we all had pregnancy goals? Two or three besties doing a combined pregnancy shoot with those little cute booties? Well, I […]

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Thoughts & Reflections


13th March 2017 Amandla Karungi 0

Letting go I love the certainty of things, the way things always are, the way they used to be; mother peeping through our bedroom door every night, my eyes fixed on the same wall every […]