Wear Red Day 2019

I’ve said in the past that, in the fight for equality, diversity and inclusion must be embraced. That is why this year, Teakisi is proud to support Show Racism the Red Card, the UK’s leading anti-racism education charity. According to the UK government, racism, or a ‘racist incident’, is any incident, including any crime, which […]

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Announcing ‘Teakisi Woman Talk’ – 2019 Speakers!

I am so thrilled to announce Teakisi’s first ever Teakisi Woman Talk speaker line-up. But first things first, what is Teakisi Woman Talk? It’s a talk session that will centre and celebrate the culture, heritage of Africa, Black and Ethnic Minority (BME) communities, and people of African descent. It’s our hope that this becomes an […]

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Teakisi Woman: Anita Ntomiyanjojo-Muhangi

Throughout my few years in business, prior to Teakisi, I realised that one of the biggest challenges I faced was finding or accessing people who were willing to share knowledge and information on how to successfully launch a business. This wasn’t the case when I approached Anita on such matters. I now have a strong […]

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Sudan’s “Kandaka”

It’s a breathtaking image. According to Arabic media, her name is Alaa Salah. This is the young Sudanese woman standing on top of a car, raising her right arm as she leads the crowd in a chant, all of them echoing her words back to her. “Thawra!” the crowd shouts — Arabic for “revolution.” “Kandaka” […]

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Teakisi Woman: Hannah Gebresilassie

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • Jul 04, 2018
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When Hannah Gebresilassie went on air a couple of months ago wearing a traditional hairstyle worn by Ethiopian and Eritrean women, little did she know she would attract so much attention. Teakisi had the pleasure of interviewing Hannah. “I want to honour my heritage, I want to help diversify television screens and I want to […]

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Teakisi Woman: Axelle Umutesi

Axelle is a passionate young lady from Rwanda. She is a radio, TV and events host, voice over artist and a commercial model. She speaks her mind and appreciates honesty in a person more than anything else. Just a short bio on Axelle, as we dig deeper to learn more about her background, current life […]

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Teakisi Receives The Versatile Blogger Award

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • Apr 26, 2017
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Teakisi is more than a blog to me. My focus from the beginning was that this was going to be a blog that makes a difference. I have and always seen and perceived Teakisi as a means to empower African women – whenever they may be in the world. This morning I was honoured to receive the […]

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I Almost Laughed At Her

By Denise Tuyisenge During a brief hiatus from blogging, while I waited for the very exciting rebrand of Teakisi (the upgrade looks awesome, by the way) I grappled with ideas of what to write about for the new site. I meditated on the kinds of readers we have, ladies who are powerful and know it. Women who […]

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Take Ten With Racheal Kizza

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • Mar 10, 2017
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Next up in our Take Ten series: Racheal Kizza! 1. Who is Racheal Kizza? I am a budding entrepreneur with a passion for youth work and fashion. I am a Co-Director of Keezal (a mobile clothing business) and a full time project co-coordinator at Kyusa, a nonprofit organization that exists to solve the issue of youth unemployment […]

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Take Ten with Noeline Kirabo

  • by Salha Kaitesi
  • Mar 03, 2017
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Next up in our Take Ten series: Noeline Kirabo! 1. Who is Noeline Kirabo? Noeline Kirabo is a family therapist by profession and a social entrepreneur by passion. She has over twelve years’ experience in the nonprofit sector mainly working with children, youth, women and community self-help groups. She is the Founder and Executive Director of […]

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