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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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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Myalgia: Living with Chronic Pain

I’ve been living with chronic pain since being diagnosed with Chronic Myalgia in 2014, and if I must be quite honest, my life has never been the same again. Living with chronic pain makes day-to-day life really difficult. The pain has taken over every single part of my life, from tidying up, to cooking, to […]

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Femme Teakisi: Solange U. Demarque

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • Feb 24, 2020
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 Depuis quelque temps déjà, j’ai l’intention de présenter et de célébrer les femmes Africaines francophones à Teakisi. Bien que je comprenne et sois capable de lire et de parler un tout petit peu de la langue, je n’avais pas la confiance nécessaire pour tenter une interview de type “Femme de Teakisi”. Mais la technologie évolue […]

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Wear Red Day 2019

I’ve said in the past that, in the fight for equality, diversity and inclusion must be embraced. That is why this year, Teakisi is proud to support Show Racism the Red Card, the UK’s leading anti-racism education charity. According to the UK government, racism, or a ‘racist incident’, is any incident, including any crime, which […]

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Announcing ‘Teakisi Woman Talk’ – 2019 Speakers!

I am so thrilled to announce Teakisi’s first ever Teakisi Woman Talk speaker line-up. But first things first, what is Teakisi Woman Talk? It’s a talk session that will centre and celebrate the culture, heritage of Africa, Black and Ethnic Minority (BME) communities, and people of African descent. It’s our hope that this becomes an […]

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Who is Failing Whom? Africa, or Its Women?

If you ask me to name one of the most compelling developments in the politics of African countries lately, I’ll tell you it’s the engagement of women in politics. A few days ago, I stumbled upon an article that talked about a pledge made by Kenya’s President, Uhuru Kenyatta, towards the empowerment of children and […]

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