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Woman Making Moves: Sesame Mosweu

Posted by Editor On May - 24 - 2011

Sesame Mosweu is taking Bostwana media industry by storm; a true MOGUL in the making. She is not only a radio and TV presenter but an actress, lawyer and entrepreneur. Sesame has been on radio for 4 years and television since she was 19 years old.

Woman Making Moves: Jinna Mutune

Posted by Editor On May - 23 - 2011

A young, energetic rising star, Jinna Mutune is an aspiring Director from Eastern Africa whose native country of East Africa provides the perfect backdrop and inspiration for her creative mind. Jinna majored in Directing and Producing at the South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance [AFDA, Johannesburg, South Africa] and a course in Film Studies from the Houston Community College in Texas, USA and Fitchburg University (MA)

Woman Making Moves: Lisa Mundembe-Chuma

Posted by Editor On May - 23 - 2011

Apart from being an International Speaker for Schools in the UK, Lisa Mundembe-Chuma, originally from Zimbabwe is also the founder of Inspirational Woman Magazine a global women’s magazine that promotes unity amongst all women and celebrates women despite possible differences.

Woman Making Moves: Tiffany Aliche

Posted by Editor On May - 23 - 2011

Tiffany Aliche, better known as ‘The Budgetnista’ describes herself as a preschool teacher, tomboy, travelnista, social butterfly, chatterbox turned financial coach, speaker and author. A passionate teacher of financial empowerment, the New Jersey native earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Montclair State University and passed up a career in corporate America to teach undeserved youth in Newark, NJ.

Woman Making Moves:Amanda Ebokosia

Posted by Editor On May - 23 - 2011

Amanda Ebokosia is the founder and CEO of The Gem Project, Inc. The Gem Project is a nonprofit organization that educates school-age children, youth, and young adults about issues that are affecting them and their communities. Through the use of the organization's innovative programs, the Gem Project is able to hone the skills of leadership and community organizing skills of our youth.

Woman Making Moves:TolumiDE

Posted by Editor On May - 23- 2011

TolumiDE, pronounced toe-LU-me-day, is a Nigerian - Canadian Singer and Songwriter. Her name is a fusion of er first name Tolu and last name Olumide. TolumiDE who currently lives in Washington, DC was born in Toronto, Canada, she attended Primary and High School in Lagos, Nigeria and later studied Fine Art in the University in Toronto, Canada.

Woman Making Moves: Vickie Remoe

Posted by Editor On May - 23 - 2011

While in grade school, most of the comments from her teachers on her report card noted "very clever but too talkative” what they did not know was that Vickie was destined for greatness with her skill. Born and raised in Sierra Leone, host Vickie Remoe, who is currently in Freetown, received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from Haverford College in Pennsylvania, U.S.A

Woman Making Moves: Myne Whitman

Posted by Editor On May - 23 - 2011

Nigerian blogger and author, Nkem Akinsoto is greatly known in the blogsphere by her pen name Myne Whitman. The full time writer and blogger has a Masters degree in Public Health Research but decided to follow her childhood dreams of writing popular fiction to get people writing.

Valentine's Day Blues

Posted by AfroElle On 12:24 AM

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After breathing a sigh of relief the driest month, for most of us is over, the retail outlets are at it again advertising for the day most often than not is misunderstood by both men and women.

For men (those who remember) they would be more comfortable having a quiet night in with the one they love as opposed to dinner in an expensive, crowded place where he will be forced to dress up  just to prove he loves you. The success or failure of the day depends solely on a person's expectations of the holiday, the pressure to be extra romantic and sweep a lady off her feet on Valentine's Day can be very immense for a guy especially if her ideal gift package are diamonds and candlelight dinners , or they have dated for a long while and gift ideas have run out.

Each party in the relationship should consider the whole meaning of the day, to avoid problems that could arise creating a lasting damage to the relationship, the first step is to stop equating the type of gift given with the amount of love in the relationship or even your worth to him.

The day could be a great opportunity to start a new romantic tradition that is inexpensive or rekindle an old one as long as you  are willing to communicate and have fun. The day can be many things to many people, but what matters most is what it means to each couple. By talking about your individual expectations and being honest about them, you as a  couple can have fun without breaking the bank and maybe even try something new. As long as the day brings joy, the type of flowers (which eventually die) and candy ultimately is insignificant. Valentine's Day is the perfect opportunity for a woman to really show the man in her life just how much he means to her by giving him a gift that he will really appreciate, yes the brainwashing should stop also men would like to feel loved.

Valentine's Day is not the time to compete with your girlfriends on who was spoiled the most it’s a day for the relationship, for your love as clique as it sounds. This one day is clearly when the differences between men and women become obvious, it should not be all about money, a plot in Kitengela/ Kengen shares that will secure the future for his family may be the thing on his mind, so don’t blame him if he does not remember.

Enjoy your Valentine day ladies, how about we pamper our guys this year, nothing super expensive unless you had planned for it. And for men who stumble on this try your best to pamper your woman all year through so their expectations are not so high.

Elizabeth Karina 

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