Jollof – The Rice that Binds

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By Ozoz Sokoh Jollof, definitions Noun. Verb. 1. of a red, spiced rice dish loved in every city and town ‘South of the Sahara’ and along the coast of West Africa. Synonyms: Djolof, Benachim (Gambia), Thieboudienne […]

Hair & Beauty

Short Hair Diaries

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By Vivienne Amijee African hair is one of the best textured hair one can have even though I never thought of it that way until recently when I decided to cut my hair and keep […]


Revisiting Hope and Justice in Northern Uganda

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For a society to move forward, reconciliation and forgiveness are integral in building a future for any society that has faced conflict. Sometimes, justice is not about punishing the perpetrators, but in the ability to […]


Beverley Nsengyiyunva: Authoress Fatale

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By Kye Makyeli Passion. Charisma. Captivation. Vivacity. These are just a few of the words that can describe Mrs. Beverley Nambozo Nsengyiyunva; a Ugandan writer strongly affiliated with the arts and women’s rights activism. After […]


Hiding Money From a Spouse

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By Nellie Umutesi-Vigneron After writing ‘Pink Slip Anxiety’, a simple guide on how people can financially prepare for possible job loss, I started thinking about the dynamics around money management in relationships.  In most relationships, […]


Weighing Scale Woes

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By Elma Asio I have my own long story about my own journey up and down the weighing scales. I’m quite certain most women do too. My greatest issues with weight began when I was […]


Living on the Cape’s Pavements

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By Noluvuyo Bacela When I was younger I had this unnerving fear of living in a shack. The idea of calling four rusty tin walls with only one exit and electrical cables dangling above my head […]


Empowering African Women with Bingo

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People who share the same culture, background, and heritage tend to cluster together to show how proud they are about where they come from. Building such communities enriches and celebrates their ethnicities. Many women with […]