Count Down To 28!

I came across this quote recently and it couldn’t be timely. “Think about where you were last year. Think about the things that used to worry you so much that no longer consume your mind and time: the relationship that wasn’t healthy, the stress of what this year would be like, the things you never […]

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Stop Killing Women

There has been a plethora of hashtags that took turns trending on various social media platforms – #ManAreTrash, #IamNext and so forth, with the intention to stop the madness and frightening numbers of women being killed each day, but the question remains. Are they stopping? I find it nonsensical that there could be any reason that […]

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Take Ten… With Eunice Tossy

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • Jun 19, 2020
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Another Friday, another piece spotlighting the women behind Teakisi. This week we head to the largest East African country that is known for its exotic wildlife, rich culture and ancient cities. Who is … I’m Eunice Tossy, a 25 year old Tanzanian woman, who is on a journey to learn more about Africa, being African […]

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Is “My Sister’s Keeper” a Half Promise?

By Caroline Numuhire The 2019 International Women’s Day’ theme was Balance for Better. I loved how, as women, we did not focus on the traditional fight against men, but rather on women taking care of themselves, and each other. My intimate, personal experience with most women has been a different aura from the public, passionate […]

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Prendre Dix Avec Christelle Kamanan

Je n’en ai pas fait depuis longtemps. Je vois cela comme ma petite façon de mettre en lumière les femmes africaines extraordinaires qui croient en moi et en ce que j’essaie de réaliser avec Teakisi.  La prochaine étape de notre “Take Ten” est … Qui êtes-vous ? Je m’appelle Christelle Ahia Kamanan, femme, la trentaine, […]

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My African Hair, My African Soul

By Winnie Kyomuhendo “I am not my hair I am not this skin I am a soul that lives within” India Arie A woman’s hair has often been described as her crown, a symbol of her identity and sometimes a window into her personality. If you wear your hair pony-tailed without a single strand out […]

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