Thoughts & Reflections

Exploit Your Potential, Oh! Africa

21st June 2017 Eunice Aber 0

There is a common saying among my Christian folks that one day we will reach heaven, look down at all the opportunities, the good things we had on earth, and regret that we did not […]

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Adventure: A Love-Dread Relationship

11th May 2017 Teakisi 0

By Laura Walusimbi I have this love-dread relationship with adventure theme parks. I love the thrills, the adrenaline rush and the feeling of accomplishment once I get to the end of a challenging ride, climb […]


Excuse My African

20th April 2017 Teakisi 20

By Stella Demasus I never had any issues with my being African, until I started living in the United States of America.  That was when I realized that my kind of “African” is different. I’m […]

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Pula! We Really Are A Beautiful People.

24th August 2016 Teakisi 1

By Noluvuyo Bacela My thoughts, my heart and my mind are completely saturated with images of you and the warmth you exude. Your immeasurable kindness and thoughtfulness have captured an unassuming heart to the point […]

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My Go To Fitness Routine

3rd August 2016 Teakisi 0

By Vivienne Amijee You never know the value of organic food until its all you want. Most African homes have a backyard full of vegetables that mums start for fresh produce, mainly for subsistence use. […]


I Travel Because

7th December 2015 Nellie Umutesi Vigneron 2

Traveling was instilled in me during childhood: whether it was a summer in Kenya, a weekend trip into the countryside of Burundi, or a road trip to the nearest town to enjoy an afternoon by […]


Could You Imagine a World Without Bananas?

14th August 2015 Teakisi 4

Article by Christelle Mekoh As a child in Cameroon, one of the things I loved most about growing up was the variety of fruits I was able to get, depending on the season. Rainy season meant juicy mangoes and […]


Talking About Suya, Nigerian Streetfood

17th February 2015 Teakisi 5

By Ozoz Sokoh Suya – one thought and my mouth begins to water. Its deliciousness is tattooed on the hearts, minds and bellies of almost every Nigerian. My most poignant memory is five years old, from […]


Eating Continental in Joburg City

15th March 2014 Teakisi 0

Honey Makwaka I’m excited to be joining the ElleAfrique team from Johannesburg, South Africa! My name is Honey and I’m an Africa enthusiast, her food feeds my life and her fashion feeds my soul! Here […]