Chicken Livers Aren’t As Boring As I Thought!

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  • May 12, 2017
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By Pholosho Matondolo Growing up in a family of 6 in Seshego, situated in the beautiful  Limpopo province of South Africa, food items in my Township such as chicken livers, Tin fish and mincemeat used to be everyone’s favourite  “Sishebo” (side dish that can be served with pap, rice, potatoes, etc). They were my mother’s favourites […]

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Adventure: A Love-Dread Relationship

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 or slide. But (and this happens all the time) I dread the fear that comes with the sudden drop, the […]

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What Your Mother Didn’t Tell You (Part 2)

By Noeline Kirabo For “What Your Mother Didn’t Tell You (Part 1)”, click here. Your greatest asset is your brain: As women, we are raised to believe that your greatest asset is your physical  appearance, followed by character. This is constantly  affirmed by the different messages we get from different people throughout our lives. Mothers pay […]

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Mapping Our Own World

By Amandla Karungi 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 an ancient material which comes from the bark of a tree; bark cloth by African designer José […]

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Cries Of A Child

“I need you!” her heart screamed. “I’m dying, I need help!” it cried out. But it went unheard, drowned by other voices; “My husband is a monster; he hit me every chance he got.” one said. “My parents don’t want anything to do with me and the man who impregnated me denied it…” another lamented. It […]

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A Letter To My Love

By Marie-Helena Mekolo To the man I love dearly: Lately, I’ve found my thoughts drifting back to you….. Remembering our last encounter, trying to decipher some moments and actions, attempting to get a peak at the side of you that’s hidden. I start seeing the good in you: “ Oh, that’s what he truly meant” […]

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Show Me Something Else!

By Ariane Kamdoum I don’t know if you are aware of this but the entertainment industry in Africa is going through a massive stage of growth. Be it movies, music, sitcoms or TV-shows, the continent is going forward and holding its head proudly up as it should be. Kudos to the Nigerian entertainment industry. I’ve […]

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Solome Basuuta: The Queen of Love

By Racheal Kiiza Solome Basuuta is a songstress who launched her music career in 2015 and has, since then, graced both Christian and mainstream stages. Her music has her fans screaming  “Walala!” and falling in love with her brand. Who is Solome Basuuta? I am a singer/vocalist, songwriter and performing artist who loves to sing about […]

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Of Bridal Showers & Sex

Addressing women during an RPF-Inkotanyi Women’s League Congress in Kigali on April 22, 2017, the president of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, warned elder women against terrorizing the younger ones about tolerating domestic violence during bridal showers. The president was talking about women’s empowerment and women being advocates for themselves and each other. He reminded them that their […]

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