Fact. Something always goes wrong at weddings…yes, something will go wrong at your wedding too…breathe. Relax, there’s a lot you can do to reduce the chances of an epic fail. Your chief bridesmaid/best friend/’personal person’/planner absolutely MUST have a bridal emergency kit to safeguard against the multitudes of things that can go wrong. Here’s a list […]Read more "Do You Have a Wedding Emergency Kit"
No matter how much you prepare, there is always the underlying phobia of having an unexpected, unplanned wedding disaster. It’s a valid concern, but if you have the right bearing on it, you can avoid it with little stress. So, here are six common wedding day disasters and how you can avoid them: Bad Weather […]Read more "6 Wedding Day Disasters to Avoid"
Wedding crashers are usually easy to spot in most cases because there is always something odd about them. Sometimes, however, an uninvited guest may do a good job of blending in. Not on your watch though! Here’s how you can spot a “mogbo moya” at any wedding The Wedding Crasher Wears a Very Different Attire You […]Read more "How to Spot a Wedding Crasher"
Many people have paid tribute to the musical genius of Hugh Masekela, known as the father of South African jazz. But he was not just known for his musicianship. The artist, who died on Tuesday at age 78, used his public platform to speak out against apartheid and substance abuse. Masekela’s career as an artist was […]Read more "What Hugh Masekela Meant To South Africa’s Freedom Fighters"
Weddings are supposed to be all joy and fun. However, there is usually a reality check when someone appears and is bent on ruining your wedding by creating a scene. If you’re planning on getting married soon, you have to prepare to deal with unruly guests, especially because you cannot predict how people will act […]Read more "How to Deal With an Unruly Wedding Guest"
A startup from Nigeria, called Artyrama, is looking to give people around the world access to a variety of African art through its recently launched “online African art gallery.” According to the startup, its platform leverages cutting-edge technology to provide a seamless, carefully curated online experience. Those who wish to view the Artyrama digital catalogue […]Read more "Nigerian Startup Launches “Online African Art Gallery”"
Curious about where Africa’s tech ecosystem is headed and looking to strategically position yourself in it? A gathering of investors, academia, entrepreneurs and media will next month map the way forward at the Africa Tech Summit in Kigali. The Africa Tech Summit Kigali — set to take place on 14 and 15 February — aims […]Read more "Africa Tech Summit Kigali Set To Chart Progress of African Tech Ecosystem"
To tell you the truth, I’m even tired of everything; of the London boy, of Rotimi, of school, of hustling, and of telling you everything that’s happened to me. Nobody should ever share everything about themselves, but it is what the likes of Facebook and twitter and BB status messages have taught us – to […]Read more "They Call Me Juliet: Part 29"
If like me you’ve watched a lot of James Bond type movies, you’d be forgiven, as I should be, for believing the ransom drop off was going to go terribly wrong. I mean, being woken up from an uncomfortable sleep on a sofa, by a man carrying a Ghana-must-go bag full of money, is not […]Read more "They Call Me Juliet: Part 28"
Needless to say, sleep was the last thing on my mind that night. As I slowly returned to the house, I listened to the sound of Rotimi’s car driving away from me. John junior was standing by the window looking out. When he turned to me and saw the tears, he walked over and put […]Read more "They Call Me Juliet: Part 27"