African Woman

By Esther Chawai Who is an African Woman? Pure in heart like the clear waters, She is known by her skin tone and curly hair texture, She is proud to be called black. Her well defined body she carries graciously, She is a well of knowledge and she loves when she loves. She is fierce […]

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All Hail The Breast Pump!

By Amandla Karungi Before I went back to work, 3 months after giving birth, one of my main worries was how I would manage to keep up a supply of breast milk for my baby. Among other causes of my deep anxiety was how I would adapt from feeding my baby every 2 to 3 […]

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Teakisi Woman: Ngozi Ossai

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • May 08, 2019
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It’s believed women spend countless numbers of hours researching their shampoo, conditioner, weaves, extensions, and hair care products. In 2015, the global hair care market was valued at US$81.3 billion, while Mintel valued the US market to be more than $2.5 billion. And last year, here in the UK, the market was valued at an […]

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1,2,3…Be Well

By Sarah Jaravaza Take a deep breath in and then as you breathe out count to 3. What comes to mind? It is May 2019, the 5th month of the year, and like it feels for some of us, the year is racing by. We all know that at the beginning of the year, everyone […]

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Can I be Independent in Peace?

No man is an island; I believe this and I agree with it. To me, that means we all need each other. In fact, one of my best songs to describe the situation, would be this song we sang in my fellowship in Secondary School. Part of the lyrics says, “You are important to me, I […]

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Bake It, Till You Make It

My aunt Rahma Mukarukundo (Mama Soleil to me) has been running Bolus – a contemporary bakery in Kigali since 2012, after the passing of my uncle Omar Nzamwita. Bolus Ltd is a family run bakery that has been creating delicious breads and cakes for a number of years now. Based in Kicukiro – Kigali, the […]

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