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‘I caught HIV on a one-night stand and now I want to warn you’

A Kenyan woman who was infected with HIV is speaking out about the risks of getting infected after she became HIV-positive following a one-night stand.Naomi Ireri, 41, a campaigner who warns youths against rushing into sex, told BBC Swahili...

Marriage is not for small boys!

I used to interpret the saying "Marriage is not for small boys" to mean small boys in terms of age, until I visited a female mentor that has been in marriage for 47 years.I asked, so what is the...

Reasons why men like me beat their wives

By Anayo NwosuIf not for restraining curse Mama Obiora, placed on my head the day I married my wife, only God knows how many times I would have beaten her up for consistent nerve testing provocations.But, now my mother...

The rise of mommy and me fashion

African children are very fond of their mothers, generally, we exude with love and appreciation for our mothers and the mother figures in our lives. We would have also noticed within the African communities abroad and at home,  a growing...

Top 5 essential oils for natural hair care

Essential oils are extracted from plants and are highly concentrated oils, with small molecules for easy and quick absorption.It is always preferable to use natural plant and essential oils instead of synthetic...

4 ways to rock your natural hair

TWAsIt is a common misconception that TWAs (Teeny Weeny Afros) are boring.  Just because your natural hair is a short and cute TWA does not mean you are confined to one boring style while waiting for your hair to...

African wax prints tackle rivals for place in the sun

In a bustling market in Abidjan, women browse through a bewildering array of intricately patterned wax-print fabrics, each of which has a unique and sometimes quirky name. "Eye of my rival" is one which has an eye-like motif, while...

The Do’s and Dont’s of detangling your natural hair

Detangling natural hair can seem like an intimidating task to many and it can even put off some people from going natural.While natural hair requires special care and treatment, detangling it becomes an easy process once you use the...

African Fashion Spotlight: Ghana

Ghana is a multi-ethnic country located in West Africa.  In addition to being a producer of natural gas, Ghana is also one of the world’s largest producers of diamond, gold and cocoa. Ghana like her West African neighbours is...
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South African man shoots his wife, son and mother then himself

The Secunda community in South Africa is reeling in shock after a man Carel Naude, shot his wife, their disabled child, his own mother...

Museum in Benin rep. celebrates return of stolen artifacts from France

More than two years after France promised to return colonial-era treasures to their African homes, Benin — ostensibly the first recipient of the groundbreaking...

Suspense in Guinea-Bissau as Supreme Court calls for clarification of presidential vote result

The outcome of Guinea-Bissau’s presidential election was thrown into doubt on Friday after the Supreme Court called for a clarification of the tally hours...

Eastern Libya halts more than half the country’s oil output

Eastern Libya ports controlled by commander Khalifa Haftar, who is trying to seize the capital Tripoli, are shutting down oil exports, slashing national crude...