Fashion & Style

I Am Me

18th May 2017 Teakisi 2

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 […]

Love & Sex

A Letter To My Love

5th May 2017 Teakisi 0

By Marie-Helena Mekolo To the man I love dearly: Lately, I’ve found my thoughts drifting back to you….. Remembering our last encounter, trying to decipher some moments and actions, attempting to get a peak at […]

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Culture

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 […]

Empowerment

You Can’t Afford My love

25th April 2017 Teakisi 0

By Marie-Helena Mekolo I know what I want. I recognize and value my worth. All the men before you taught me to love and cherish the “unwanted” parts of me. Your predecessors were all lessons […]

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Empowerment

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 […]

Education

The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of

5th April 2017 Teakisi 2

By Ivy Salijeni As a young girl living with a single mother in urban Malawi, I learned to understand that going to school was a must, not a need. There was no one to encourage […]

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Empowerment

The Year of the Yes!

3rd April 2017 Teakisi 0

By Marie-Helena Mekolo After a weekly catch up call with a friend of mine, one spent exchanging the usual gossip and highlights of our weeks, we decided that 2017 was going to be the year of […]

Feature

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 […]