Empowerment

All Hail The Breast Pump!

15th May 2019 Amandla Karungi 4

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 […]

Culture

SARAFINA (The Weaker Sex)

17th April 2019 Amandla Karungi 0

“Sarafinaaaa! Don’t break our bed! Sarafinaaa! Leave our bed alone. Sarafina, you are going to pay for our bed!” squealed the mid-wife. I was gnashing my teeth in the opposite room as I imagined Sarafina […]

Culture

The End of a Journey

18th March 2019 Amandla Karungi 0

Sometimes we can tell it’s over. Sometimes we can’t. When it comes to natural hair, one YouTuber, Ijeoma Kola, who formerly went by the name Klassy Kinks posted a vlog where she said her natural […]

Empowerment

We Are Home, Now What?

13th February 2019 Amandla Karungi 0

In some African cultures, if not most, a first time mother is always flanked on both sides by an army of women during labour, delivery and after birth… Well, most of them wander off eventually, […]

Love & Sex

To Leave or Stay at Home?

25th June 2018 Amandla Karungi 0

It is estimated that Mary Mother of Jesus was twelve years old when she was betrothed to Joseph. She could have been between 13 to 14 years when she gave birth to Jesus Christ. Mary, […]

Uncategorised

Making Friends in Your Twenties

4th June 2018 Amandla Karungi 4

As soon as I left University, everything almost eventually aligned to one thing, making money. It’s not an option. There is no alternative, no other way. It is what adults do. They make a living. […]

Thoughts & Reflections

Wakanda: My Perfect Country

23rd April 2018 Amandla Karungi 1

While watching the superhero movie Black Panther set in the imaginary African country Wakanda, I presume I was just like so many other Africans: filled with a strong sense excitement and anxiety. Excited that a […]

Thoughts & Reflections

The Ultimate Guide For A Bride

8th January 2018 Amandla Karungi 5

I got married on 8th December 2017 and the morning of my wedding day was hectic. I had managed (for the most part) to stay above all the anxiety, panic, excesses and potential meltdowns of […]