My first relaxer was at age 9 and before that, I did not care for my hair myself. This is the first time in 18 years I am experiencing my hair's real texture in all its glory and I am loving it.
Author: Antonia Howard
ASHOBI: The Much Anticipated Album
This album will leave you in no doubt of Drizlik’s unique and extraordinary talent and that he remains at the top of his game, constantly in competition with himself. He has maintained his formulaic style of speaking in Krio parables and idioms, telling fundamental stories about not just himself but us as a people and the society we find ourselves in.
Susan’s Bay Fire – Freetown
A fierce fire in Susan’s Bay, Freetown, which started at about 6pm on Wednesday, 24 March highlights the insecurity of residents in Sierra Leone’s informal settlements. No death was reported but the entire community was burnt to ashes.
The word “need” implies “requirement - an essential - a necessity” like plants NEED sunlight and water or they have no chance of survival, humans NEED oxygen or we die - an obligation rather than a desire/preference/a choice made on one’s own volition. I doubt that is the case for women and men. Safe to say, indeed, we don't NEED men.
It’s really not about the money.
Despite this being a favour and me having the understanding that there will be no financial or any other form of gain for me for that matter, it was a matter of principle for me to show up on time as I had given her my word.
What I have learnt about being a foreign correspondent
If there’s anything I’ve learnt about being a journalist it’s that things are quite often not as simplistic as they seem. They might get even blurrier when reporting from societies other than yours. A different environment or culture and even a different language might all seem too much of a change to handle when trying [...]
Playing the Piano as Prayer
Several scientific studies have shown playing the piano can stimulate the brain in a way no other activity does. But can this brain stimulating exercise help build spirituality?
Homelessness in Cardiff
Homelessness is one of the growing problems in the United Kingdom. This month, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism revealed 449 homeless people have died in the UK within the past twelve months. I spoke to a few people in Cardiff to find out what they think about the problem.