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The Sport of Kings – Africa has made Polo its own
10 months 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
11 months 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
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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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The Altar
2 years ago

The Altar

Aunty Ifeoma usually sits on a tall brown wooden stool in her bedroom. It is a creaky one, this stool. Every time she bends down to moisturize …
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One Keke, Two Buses
2 years ago

One Keke, Two Buses

I would like for you to listen to this audio recording before you scroll through the pictures as I believe things will make a lot more sense this way. However, …
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