Teakisi Woman: Axelle Umutesi

Axelle is a passionate young lady from Rwanda. She is a radio, TV and events host, voice over artist and a commercial model. She speaks her mind and appreciates honesty in a person more than anything else. Just a short bio on Axelle, as we dig deeper to learn more about her background, current life […]

READMORE

Teakisi Receives The Versatile Blogger Award

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • Apr 26, 2017
  • 2
  • Category:

Teakisi is more than a blog to me. My focus from the beginning was that this was going to be a blog that makes a difference. I have and always seen and perceived Teakisi as a means to empower African women – whenever they may be in the world. This morning I was honoured to receive the […]

READMORE

Teakisi Woman: Nkechi First

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • Mar 31, 2017
  • 1
  • Category:

On this edition of Teakisi Woman, we interview Nkechi First.  We talk business, her life and overcoming challenges. Teakisi:  Give us some background about Nkechi First? Nkechi:  I studied linguistics for my first degree. After graduating from the University, I started producing TV programs and presenting as well, this role exposed me to other areas […]

READMORE

Cynthia Butare: Hard Work Pays Off

Does hard work pay off? Cynthia Butare lived in Geneva until the end of high school and pursued her studies in the UK; first in Digital Communication and then with a master’s in Documentary making.  Cynthia moved to Rwanda two years ago, initially to gather further footage for a documentary she had started the previous summer about the […]

READMORE

Take Ten with Amandla Karungi

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • Mar 17, 2017
  • 0
  • Category:

1. Who is Amandla Karungi? Amanda Karungi holds a LLB (LAW) degree from the University of Pretoria, South Africa.  She is a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society.  She is a Legal Associate at Birungyi, Barata & Associates and is currently pursuing a diploma in legal practice at the Institute of Legal Practice […]

READMORE

Take Ten With Racheal Kizza

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • Mar 10, 2017
  • 0
  • Category:

Next up in our Take Ten series: Racheal Kizza! 1. Who is Racheal Kizza? I am a budding entrepreneur with a passion for youth work and fashion. I am a Co-Director of Keezal (a mobile clothing business) and a full time project co-coordinator at Kyusa, a nonprofit organization that exists to solve the issue of youth unemployment […]

READMORE

Take Ten with Noeline Kirabo

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • Mar 03, 2017
  • 0
  • Category:

Next up in our Take Ten series: Noeline Kirabo! 1. Who is Noeline Kirabo? Noeline Kirabo is a family therapist by profession and a social entrepreneur by passion. She has over twelve years’ experience in the nonprofit sector mainly working with children, youth, women and community self-help groups. She is the Founder and Executive Director of […]

READMORE

Take Ten with Amanda Nasinyama

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • Feb 24, 2017
  • 0
  • Category:

Next up in our Take Ten series: Amanda Nasinyama! 1. Who is Amanda Nasinyama? Amanda Nasinyama is a social justice advocate with a great passion for promoting and protecting the rights of the vulnerable. My interests are in refugee protection, women and children’s rights. I believe that everyone has a right to live with dignity, […]

READMORE

Take Ten with Kye Makyeli

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • Jan 20, 2017
  • 2
  • Category:

Next up in our Take Ten series: Kye Makyeli! 1. Who is Kye Makyeli? Kye is a fun-loving twenty-something year old who loves writing, reading and listening and dancing to music when no one’s looking. 2. What is your occupation? I am a copywriter by profession, although I’ve worked in PR as a digital media […]

READMORE

Take Ten with Josephine Amoako

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • Jan 13, 2017
  • 0
  • Category:

Next up in our Take Ten series: Josephine Amoako! 1. Who is Josephine Amoako? I am a passionate and enthusiastic writer/blogger from Ghana. A graduate of the University of Ghana, I aspire to inspire the world with my writing, one piece at a time. 2. What’s your occupation? Not engaged in a paid job at […]

READMORE