African Waist Beads:Ornaments or Charms

Growing up in a christian family waist beads were never and I mean never a part of any conversation. As  I grew up I tried to dig and find out the significance, importance and use of the waist beads. Known as "chuma" in shona, the waist bead bears different names in different tribes. In Nigeria, … Continue reading African Waist Beads:Ornaments or Charms

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Day 11:The Curse Of The Womb:The Pain Of Childlessness

At the cry of a new born salt is being sprinkled at the wound of a barren woman The men and women of faith claim a child is a blessing from God,but say nothing about not having the blessing. All we have are stories of those who did not have kids but were later blessed … Continue reading Day 11:The Curse Of The Womb:The Pain Of Childlessness

Day 6:African Leaders Dethroned between 2010-2018

African leaders are well known for their holding on to power tendencies. Since it's a Thursday let us throw it back a little and see the African leaders  who had their power streak stripped off them since 2010.This topic then poses the question why does Mama Africa have some of the longest serving leaders? Zimbabwe … Continue reading Day 6:African Leaders Dethroned between 2010-2018

Day 2: 10 Things I Love About My Africa

So I decided to take on the Afro  Bloggers Blogtember Challenge:My Africa My Words. To me it is all about telling the African story the African way. The good, the amazing and even the ugly stories that oftenly go untold. I am a young African lady born and living in the amazing Southern African state … Continue reading Day 2: 10 Things I Love About My Africa