Powerful African Goddess: Keko

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • May 06, 2013
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Seeking a career in the music industry is not easy. Everyone wants to become a singer but not everyone can sing. Music is ‘music’ but it is not the only thing that one needs to make it big. Personal image, stage performance, business success and hard work are among the few attributes needed to take […]

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Style Guide: African First Ladies

Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder. What I find beautiful might not necessarily be beautiful to you. This applies to everything including clothes, shoes, hair and the whole she-bang when it comes to fashion. 53 African countries, each with a leader – a President , a King. These presidents have wives – First Ladies except for Malawi who […]

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Powerful African Goddess: Anne Kiguta

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • Apr 22, 2013
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If you are living in Kenya you will have heard of the name Anne Kiguta. We think the honest and dynamic media personality at KTN is a force to reckon with and most people would agree with us. Anne Kiguta says she is “smart, bold, present and level headed.”  – sounds like a lot of  african women that […]

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Women and Inheritance of Ancestral Land

Inheritance: That which is or may be inherited; that which is derived by an heir from an ancestor or other person; a heritage; a possession passes by descent. Heir: A person who obtains right or ownership to property upon death of an ancestor, where there is no will left by the ancestor. Inheriting of ancestral […]

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Not all Men are ‘Evil’

A good man does not need the law or his mother to tell him how to treat a woman. He does it because its the humane thing to do. He does it because of love. This is a follow up from my previous article (You Are Nobody’s Property) which was prompted by a conversion I had with a […]

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You Are Nobody’s Property.

A conversation I had with a friend of mine yesterday affirmed what I already knew. Some men will just never get it right when it comes to how to treat their wives, partners or girlfriends. One thing we know for sure is that when a man wants you, he will move mountains.  The next thing you know […]

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Powerful African Goddess: Patricia Miswa

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • Jan 13, 2012
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Everywhere you look, there is a different title of a magazine on the racks. Magazines for beauty, fashion, body building, homes, children and more. They kind of spring up on you without knowing. The next thing you know, you are hooked and  buy/read every new issue that is out. One such magazine is AfroElle Magazine. […]

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Wangari Maathai (1940-2011)

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • Dec 25, 2011
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2011 was a year of hardship. A year of debt crises and the recession. It was the year of the food drought in East Africa. It was also the year that we lost one of the super heroine of Africa. A daughter of Africa. Wangari Muta Mary Josephine Maathai. She had been battling ovarian cancer for some time. Born on 1 […]

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