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Ancient Long Hair Beauty Secret from Chad, Africa
2 months ago

Ancient Long Hair Beauty Secret from Chad, Africa

If there’s been a natural hair movement revival since the times of Black Panther Angela Davis it’s in no doubt the one of here and now. Despite the long and …
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Bespoke Binny: Re-Inventing Home, Self-Care & Decor
2 months ago

Bespoke Binny: Re-Inventing Home, Self-Care & Decor

Home is where the heart is.We live by this mantra, yearn for this to be reality, look for it in places, things, and people. Sometimes we’re unlucky, find ourselves in …
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The Sport of Kings – Africa has made Polo its own
1 year ago

The Sport of Kings – Africa has made Polo its own

Johannesburg – The Land Rover Africa Cup returns this spring to the prestigious Inanda Club, situated in the heart of Sandton. The Land Rover Africa Cup, a unique knockout polo …
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African Fashion Bloggers that #Slay
1 year ago

African Fashion Bloggers that #Slay

Fashion has always been an important part of African society. It comes as no surprise that with the advent of blogging and other social sites,many blogs are focused on chronicling …
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On Beauty & Body Positivity
2 years ago

On Beauty & Body Positivity

This is the post that I started to write over a year ago and continuously lost my nerve. Today I read about Auntie Oprah’s epic faux pas and …
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Love in the time of Nigerian passport
2 years ago

Love in the time of Nigerian passport

“He walks away, the sun goes down, he takes the day but I’m grown”– Amy Winehouse

They met in the most unusual way. Him sitting on a cold …
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The Plus Side of Dating
2 years ago

The Plus Side of Dating

 

 

“He said I like you, I think I really do. But I have never dated a big girl. I am afraid that my friends will tease me.” – …
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Goodbye to the Girl I Once Was: A Placeholder
2 years ago

Goodbye to the Girl I Once Was: A Placeholder

“We weren’t dating, I was just a placeholder,” I say confidently, holding the mug to my lips, slit-like eyes watching you across the table, sipping coffee, my …
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Growing Up FAT in Ghana
2 years ago

Growing Up FAT in Ghana

Every afternoon between the hours of 3 and 5 p.m. I would sit in the depths of Accra traffic, under the hot African sun to get from …
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American Girls Don’t Hand Wash Their Pant
2 years ago

American Girls Don’t Hand Wash Their Pant

American girls don’t hand wash their pant and all the other rubbish you’ll hear when you’re not paying attention.

I see London, I see France, …
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