Nike Fatoki and Eclectic Goodies

The title must make you wonder if this blog is about a music band just like in Ike and Tina Turner. Well it’s not. In another blog perhaps? Meet Nike Campbell-Fatoki, owner and creative director of Eclectic Goodies, an online business which initially started as a party favours and gift packaging company  in June 2011. Over […]

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A Woman And Her Finances

In most African cultures, it has been the norm within the home for the man of the house to be in charge of the family’s finances. The man is usually seen as the one who goes out to work to bring home the meal of the day while the woman tends to the family and […]

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Born Free and Inspiring – Zizipho Ndevu

By Attiya Karodia As a young woman growing up in a Free South Africa, I’ve learned that the word ‘free’ is often subject to circumstance, and that the word ‘young’ is only a matter of the inner youth you possess. But being a woman is something that is given to you without warning, and you cannot negotiate […]

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KOB Fabrik

We first became aware of KOB Fabrik, when Tracy sent us an email informing us of her work. “I would like to introduce to you KOB Fabrik, an art studio developing innovative fabric concepts”, says Tracy Kobukindo, the 24 year old founder of this initiative. KOB Fabrik’s, recent nationally recognised design project features the fusion of fabric with a […]

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Women Leading Women: A Case of Jealousy?

While at university a couple of years ago, I registered for a class called Gender & Development, the few men who walked in, heads bowed down did not understand why it was compulsory for their degree programme to attend this class. To them this class would be about women and they would never get a […]

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