A Simple ‘Thank You’ to These Things Will Do

  Your body The first physical thing that became yours. Your body is uniquely designed for you, equipped to keep you alive throughout your lifetime. Take care of yourself and be thankful to have that body. Your name It’s your first identity. It’s cool. Just look up your name’s origin, what it means and what…

A Letter from Uncle Charles: 3D

  The reason why a river appears to be peaceful is that it knows where it is going. However, at times, the river, due to external circumstances, may be forced to break up and loose it boundaries, but this does not distract it from keeping the focus of its destination. I think we should emulate…

Forget About Investing in Things

by Joseph Rutakangwa   Everyone wants to buy an iPhone nowadays, and that’s great. But how long will it last? We live in a society that is addicted to consumption. We feel satisfied when we consume products. But this satisfaction is always temporary, unless you’re still using and enjoying a Nokia 3210 today. Experiences per…

Mauritius Conscious: Innovation in Tourism through a sustainable approach

by Kabo Madigele   Romina Tello Soberanes talks passionately about being conscious of our choices and actions. A deep-seated passion that has led her to change the face of tourism in Mauritius. Mauritius Conscious  is a budding start-up that’s promoting authentic experiences as well as sustainability-disruption in play!   Romina has always had a passion…

a case for black & white

By Fanidh Sanogo   Before I start, I would like to apologize for those of you who might feel attacked, especially my dear white and Christian friends. The goal of this article is not to offend or convince anyone, but to build a pathway towards critical and constructive conversations for the betterment of the planet…

Creativity is The New Economy

By Kabo Madigele   Kago Monageng is a young man who hails from the diamond country, Botswana. He speaks passionately about his creative craft and the immense impact that the creative industry is making in the world economy. He is making a dent in the universe through his art.   Who is Kago? I was…

Navigate Through the Shades of Life Using These 9 Questions

By Joseph Rutakangwa   Four years ago, I began a quest to find answers to some of the most difficult questions in life. In the middle of this hunt, I yearned to get more facts to help me understand why so many people never achieve their dreams in life. I visited a number of schools…

His Africa

A tête-à-tête with the renowned Chinese-Canadian antique collector Michael Du. By Julie O’yang   Madman of Hongshan is what Michael calls himself.   Being the Adviser of China Hongshan Culture Research Association, his private collection has grown to be more than 10.000 pieces of cultural wealth from the Chinese remote past. Hongshan Culture is our…

A case for Cs and Ds

By Fanidh Sanogo   “Don’t be a C!” The first time I heard that word. I was 12 years. I remember asking my father what it meant because I did not know how to speak English at the time. I also remember the shock on his face when I asked him. I ended up finding…

You and I

By Maatla Kgasa   I have observed that perhaps in a lot of situations, intelligence and talent can be attributed to exposure. You will agree with me that some of the people whom we grew up with are who or what they are because of the life they have been primarily exposed to.  A kid…

True Love Tale Between Africa & Flora Nyoro

By Kaone Tlagae   Just like in a typical true-love story, it was love at first sight when the Kenyan-born queen met her true love, Africa. She describes her undying love for the continent as something uniquely imprinted in her identity and further attributes it to the marvellous upbringing in which she came to appreciate…

Behind the Creative | Sonia Mugabo

  Sonia Mugabo (SM) is a Rwandan fashion brand established under the owner’s name in 2013. It was born out of the owner’s keen interest in design and the desire to tap into the existing local artisan talent to make high-quality men and womenswear.   SM made its first showcase in October 2013 at the…