Jigida and The Spring’s Last Drop (Part 1)

There lies my purse of cowries, shells and beads, strung and unstrung, my hero of a thousand years years. Is this the future I so looked forward to seeing? My hopes, imaginations, aspirations dashed. In the beginning: Sitting on a cane chair amidst an array of exotic flowers with leaves broad and small, in the […]

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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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‘Hunk of The Month’: Ebuka Obi-Uchendu

  • by Teakisi
  • Jun 04, 2013
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We might be about celebrating and uniting African women but that doesn’t mean we hate men. We don’t. We love and appreciate our African men and are grateful for their support. One other thing we love about these men is their good looks and chiselled bodies. These qualities make us drool. We drool at them […]

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Powerful African Goddess: Tola Onigbanjo

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • May 09, 2013
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Women’s suppression is one of the major problems in our society today. Many African women are still fighting a slowly detereorating patriarchal society, and as such more and more projects and initiatives are being born to help these women find their voice and their position in society. However it is not about how many projects […]

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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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