The End of a Journey

By Amandla Karungi Sometimes we can tell it’s over. Sometimes we can’t. When it comes to natural hair, one YouTuber, Ijeoma Kola, who formerly went by the name Klassy Kinks posted a vlog where she said her natural hair journey was over. She was not cutting it all off or getting it ‘relaxed’. She would […]

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Spreading Love And Flowers To My Sisters

It is 2:00 am and I am wide awake. I put on my unkempt hair in a messy bun, switch on the lamp, take my writing book, and start scribbling. I can hear the grandfather’s clock ticking and I know that I am the only awake nocturnal being in a household full of sleepy heads. I started writing […]

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A letter to Baba Opembe

  • by Teakisi
  • Sep 13, 2017
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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 home is where you are. When you are with me, I feel at home and I am more true to […]

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I Love You

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 you find yourself outside the bra, I think you are fine, really fine. Just learn to stick a little bit […]

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3 Femmes Qui Comptent Dans La Mode Africaine

By Amenan Tanoh   Styliste et promoteur d’événement, blogueuse et mannequin, ces 3 jeunes femmes ont bien un dénominateur commun: la Mode. A leur  niveau, elles sont chacune devenues des “machines” dont l’industrie de la mode ne peut se passer. Des incontournables! Elles, ce sont: Afua Rida, Adama Paris et Awa Sanoko. Afua Rida C’est […]

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Who Am I?

By Natasha Museveni Karugire My name is, or (as we say in Uganda) my names are (because there are many) Natasha Lynette Nyinancwende Kainembabazi Museveni Karugire. “Natasha” because my mother had read War and Peace, the literary classic by Russian author Leo Tolstoy, while she was pregnant with me. Natasha was one of the main characters. And also because I […]

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Sonia Mugabo – Bespoke In Rwanda

By Joan Semanda.   Sonia Mugabo started her journey as a designer in 2013 after living in New York and doing an internship for Teen Vogue. She made it back to Kigali just in time for the first ever Kigali Fashion Week and, in so doing, launched her brand. Her shop, which is located in […]

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Powerful African Goddess: Silvia Njoki

  • by Teakisi
  • May 01, 2016
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Fashion blogging is taking the world by storm and a good number of Africans have taken to their blogs to share their stories through fashion. Today, with over 50,000 Instagram followers and counting, Kenya’s Silvia Njoki boasts accolades such as the 2015 Fashion Stylist of the Year by Kenyan Fashion Awards and Best Fashion/Beauty/Hair/Style Blog […]

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Kampala Fashion Week 2015

By Joan Semanda.   I recently attended Kampala Fashion Week, the second edition of its kind in Kampala that was initiated by Gloria Wavamunno, a fashion designer here in Kampala. This year, unlike last year, it was held in a room on Acacia Mall’s rooftop. Walking in during the day and watching the team work […]

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