A Woman Keeps The Home

I have a six month old daughter. Everybody who has or has ever had a six month old knows restlessness on their part and tiredness on your part comes with the territory. She happens to also be teething, so imagine my dilemma. On this particular day, it was so bad; the process made her extremely […]

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Happiness Is…

By Marie-Helena Mekolo Most people have the misconception that happy people are happy 24/7, seven days a week and 365 days a year. They’re forever cheerful, glowing and in your face. Well that is a clear lie! Being happy means seeing the positive in every situation. You have to train yourself in order to change […]

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#Elle101: Education For All

Can you imagine if 1/2 of girls dropped out of school? Did you know that 1 in 5 girls is not in school or that 62 million girls globally are out of school? We discussed these issues and possible solutions with Vivian Onano, Youth Adviser for UN Women and an avid proponent for education for all. […]

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Strength In Broken Vessels

By Noeline Kirabo Strength is often associated with accomplishment, excellence, influence, well preparedness and physical fitness. It is a much desired attribute in this day and age. Strength has been equated to winning power in this race of life where survival is deemed for the fittest. Unfortunately, not many of us are fit enough to […]

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A Quoi Rêves-tu?

«Chaque grand rêve commence par un rêveur.  Rappelez-vous toujours, vous avez en vous la force, la patience, et la passion d’atteindre les étoiles pour changer le monde»Harriet Tubman By Iris Ntore Ma fille aînée va bientôt avoir 3 ans. Quand j’ai su que j’allais avoir une fille, j’ai eu la plus grande frayeur de ma […]

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Cocoa Butter: A Poem

By Elma Asio Say those worse words that I want to hear. String them along intricately like beads and gems on a necklace that I will happily adorn. Say them to me slowly. Slow enough for them to wash over my heart and kiss it. I want to hear those words glide over my skin […]

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Be The Alpha Woman

By Mahbuba Matovu The Alpha woman exudes a confidence that follows her everywhere she goes. Don’t get it twisted, a boss isn’t always an Alpha woman; an Alpha woman, however, is always a boss! She knows exactly what she wants and that’s what makes her very admirable. Not even the sleazy commentaries…you’re bossy…you’re controlling…you think […]

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Et Si On Commençait Par La Poutre?

By Aline Tou Des centaines de personnes homosexuelles sont tuées par année à travers le monde. D’autres sont violentées pour la seule et unique raison qu’elles aiment une personne du même sexe qu’elles. Après la fusillade intervenue dans une boite de nuit gay à Orlando le 12 juin 2016, j’ai vu déferler sur les réseaux […]

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A Shoulder To Lean On

By Denise Tuyisenge So the past few days have been hard, I’ve sort of reached a mental breaking point. I felt like I needed to distance myself from everyone and sensed phoniness in people that “pretended” to “love” me.  I’ll explain the air quotes shortly. Have you ever reached a point where all the positivity […]

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Getting Up And Staying Passionate

By Eleanor Mirembe I have recently taken up jogging/running. I know, no big deal here, but let me put that decision into context for you. I am no runner. None of my family members are particularly athletic and as much as I am into sports and play rugby occasionally, I am no long distance runner. […]

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