Culture

Being Powerful Is A State Of Mind

10th September 2018 Naide Obiang 0

This morning, like few of them lately, is full of uncertainties. But, for philosopher Bob Proctor, “each day holds something good for us. We just have to find it.” The secret is, if we remain […]

Fashion & Style

The Question of Slay Queens

20th August 2018 Ayandola Ayanleke 0

Social media has brought about many concepts and popularised many words. In recent times, one of those words or term, in this case because it is two words is, slay queen. At first, for me, […]

Fashion & Style

Dear Felicity

8th December 2017 Amandla Karungi 1

With your long untamed hair and your big square glasses, you were to change my life forever. My life views on hair of my kind, that is. I had never seen anyone with the type […]

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 […]

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Culture

Mapping Our Own World

9th May 2017 Amandla Karungi 2

Uganda’s fashion industry has come a long way from the days when just shoving kitenge material onto anything would do as fashion. We are now experimenting with new material and designs, including a modern take on […]

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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 […]

Fashion & Style

3 Femmes Qui Comptent Dans La Mode Africaine

11th November 2016 Teakisi 2

By Amenan Tanoh   Styliste et promoteur d’événement, blogueuse et mannequin, ces 3 jeunes femmes ont bien un dénominateur commun: la Mode. A leur  niveau, elles sont chacune devenues des “machines” dont l’industrie de la […]

Empowerment

Words Should Build, Not Break

4th November 2016 Laura Walusimbi 2

Growing up I heard this popular children’s rhyme too many times to count: Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. I suppose the rhyme was meant to dissuade us […]

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Fashion & Style

Who Am I?

17th October 2016 Teakisi 10

By Natasha Museveni Karugire My name is, or (as we say in Uganda) my names are (because there are many) Natasha Lynette Nyinancwende Kainembabazi Museveni Karugire. “Natasha” because my mother had read War and Peace, the literary classic by […]

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Empowerment

23 Things I’ve Learned In 23 Years

10th October 2016 Teakisi 2

By Ifedayo Ward As I turn 23 (Happy birthday to me!), I’d like to share 23 tips and pieces of advice that have kept me going and growing strong. Feel free to pick out one or […]