Culture

A letter to Baba Opembe

13th September 2017 Salma Abdulatif 0

Dear Baba Opembe, I have wanted for so long to write to you a letter. To tell you how my new home is not home without you. But is home anything so physical? I think […]

Current Affairs

I Love You

21st July 2017 Salma Abdulatif 3

I love you. I love you because you are me. I love you because there will never be another you and you are amazing as you are. I love you, each part of you. As […]

#Elle101

#Elle101: Social Justice in Africa

17th June 2016 Teakisi 0

Social Justice is a topic Robert Alai, a Kenyan blogger, internet entrepreneur and sometimes controversial cyber-activist, is very familiar with. How do we define social justice? What are the implications? And most importantly, why is […]

#Elle101

#Elle101: Violence Against Women

9th May 2016 Teakisi 0

Violence against women is an important topic all across the world. Staggering statistics such as those found in Uganda, show that as much as 7 in 10 women report experiencing some form of violence throughout their lives. […]

Culture

Could You Imagine a World Without Bananas?

14th August 2015 Teakisi 4

Article by Christelle Mekoh As a child in Cameroon, one of the things I loved most about growing up was the variety of fruits I was able to get, depending on the season. Rainy season meant juicy mangoes and […]

Empowerment

A Curtsy To The Ladies

23rd March 2015 Teakisi 6

Article written by Evelyn Masaba I sat up the other morning and looked at my laptop trying to formalize the words to an article that I wanted to send to our editor to publish. I […]

Culture

Girl-on-Girl Hate

5th August 2014 Teakisi 1

By Attiya Karodia A young girl comes home one day from school almost in tears with a decision based on nothing more than an aesthetic goal, to be ‘curvy’. The girls told her that she […]