Fashion & Style

I Am Me

18th May 2017 Teakisi 1

By Ifedayo Ward “Who taught you to hate the color of your skin? Who taught you to hate the texture of your hair? Who taught you to hate the shape of your nose and the […]

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Show Me Something Else!

4th May 2017 Teakisi 2

By Ariane Kamdoum I don’t know if you are aware of this but the entertainment industry in Africa is going through a massive stage of growth. Be it movies, music, sitcoms or TV-shows, the continent […]

Thoughts & Reflections

Generation Y and The Smartphone : Friends Not Foes

28th April 2017 Teakisi 1

By Kye Makyeli Somehow, like every single thing ever invented, the smartphone has managed to become an instrument of worry among many people. Especially non-millenials. When the older generation expresses concern about how smartphones are damaging […]

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I Almost Laughed At Her

7th April 2017 Teakisi 0

By Denise Tuyisenge During a brief hiatus from blogging, while I waited for the very exciting rebrand of Teakisi (the upgrade looks awesome, by the way) I grappled with ideas of what to write about for the […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]