Nurturing A Healthy Mind

26th November 2013 Tayo Sogbanmu 3

Many of us have become strong believers in fitness and health, eating right, making sure we have a balanced diet and trying to stay active to keep our bodies trim. But in the process of […]


‘Feminist’ African Women Writers

30th October 2013 Teakisi 1

The “F” word is really a no-no on some circles these days. Indeed, if you admit to being a feminist in public, chances are you will be laughed at or worse you will receive the harass […]


Bald And Beautiful

25th October 2013 Teakisi 3

A person who is broken, battered, bitter, and down to their very last ounce of hope is a very dangerous person. Especially when they decide to take on the journey of destiny. At this point […]

Fashion & Style

Chrysalis: From Tomboy To Woman (Part 1)

20th August 2013 Teakisi 2

Every year, on the first day of August, I celebrate my birthday and so nearly three weeks ago the clock hand turned to that time again. Unlike previous birthdays in the past, I didn’t do […]


A Woman And Her Finances

1st August 2013 Tayo Sogbanmu 4

In most African cultures, it has been the norm within the home for the man of the house to be in charge of the family’s finances. The man is usually seen as the one who […]


Can we have it all?

17th July 2013 Teakisi 0

We want everything but can we have it all? We want to be career women, wives and mothers. A little bit like Beyoncé who is one of the most successful female artists in the world […]


Why Don’t You Earn Your Own?

21st June 2013 Teakisi 1

Once upon a time, women were not allowed to get very educated, or get jobs that would allow them to be breadwinners. They were not allowed to own property or to inherit after the deaths […]