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The Heights of Fashion

Almost a year since we arrived in Rwanda and I am more than ever determined to expedite myth-busting surrounding Sub-Saharan Africa if  perceived unfair.  Take the example of fashion – early on us VSO volunteers in spe were advised that Rwanda is a conservative country where women don’t wear short skirts nor do you see men strutting about in shorts. 362 more words


Kigali En Blanc

I like Dîner En Blanc Kigali, but, is not really my thing. I’m the kind of person that would magnetically attract a chocolate fountain to fall dramatically over me if I ever dared to wear an entirely white outfit. 747 more words

Home Again

Elikem Kumordzie and Pokello Nare are best known for being housemates in Big Brother Africa: The Chase but they have done tons of notable things after their stay in the house. 226 more words

Big Brother Africa

Day 22: visiting N.'s home/closing ceremony

It was past 2 a.m. by the time I climbed up to my bunk last night. Despite this, I lay awake for a while, thinking, trying to soak in The Last Night. 807 more words

Rwanda 2014

Days 20-21: quiet Kigali days/phantom AFRI-3100 limbs

It’s our second to last morning as a group and we’re all lounging around the living room, trying to catch up on some course work before breakfast. 384 more words

Rwanda 2014