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Mahambi Market, an Online Peer-to-Peer Thrift Marketplace Opens in Kenya

I get excited every time I learn of a new (East) African digital space that facilitates everyday (East) Africans to do something they regularly do offline more easily online. This is just the kind of digital space I’d like to tell you about today. I won’t take up too much time setting it up. Just keep reading to to find out what I am talking about. Mahambi Market is an online peer-to-peer thrift marketplace where Kenyans can open ‘digital shops’ in minutes and sell their clothing items from anywhere, any time. Launched on September 5, 2020 in Kenya , Mahambi … Continue reading

Bearded Men’s Fashion: How to Dress for Your Beard Style

For the better part of 2020 & 2021, in many parts of the world, men haven’t been able to go to the barbershop to groom their facial hair as usual. For many men, this is the first time they’ve had this much facial hair in years! As the world comes in-and-out of COVID-19 lockdowns, I am sure that many men are asking themselves: should they keep their newfound facial hair or get rid of it? As a woman who loves facial hair on men, my advice to you is a big, loud, resounding “Keep the facial hair!" But…how do you … Continue reading

2 Delightful Gems in Nanyuki, Kenya

Keeping in the vein of travel and where to stay when you do, today let’s talk about a beautiful, beautiful part of Kenya: Nanyuki, the land of Mount Kenya and many wildlife conservancies. In this post, I would like to tell you about two wonderful places to visit and stay in Nanyuki, Kenya. 1. Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club If you are looking for luxury accommodation from where to enjoy the beauty of Mount Kenya, the Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club might be just the place for you. Set on 100 acres in Nanyuki, and originally the holiday retreat of … Continue reading

Where to Stay When You Visit Mwanza, Tanzania

When you think of the Tanzanian city of Mwanza, what comes to mind? Do you think of the fact that Mwanza is Tanzania’s second largest city? Or, perhaps, do you think of fishing and fisheries, the economic sector that Mwanza is known for? Personally, I think of a peaceful, scenic, lovely city on the shores of Lake Victoria with wonderful rock formations because that’s what it feels like to actually be in Mwanza. Mwanza is a city that I enjoy a lot and get to do so often because it’s a regular stop on the journey between Dar es Salaam and … Continue reading