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I had a boy tell me to shut up not once but twice this week and it had me seething. And here’s why, since I was a child too many people would try to govern what came out of my mouth and it felt like I had a knack for saying the wrong things. I’ve […]
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Imagine minding your own business just trying to get by and someone keeps roping you into a race that you didn’t sign up for. You’re walking in the middle of town, strolling and living the very best of your life and a sports commentator starts booming overhead and alas you’re in a marathon with other […]
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Yep. It was only 48 hours since I had landed in the land of the free and I crashed. We were approaching the end of the day when I started feeling like everything was loud. I couldn’t gather my thoughts and the room was crowded. My body was spinning like I’d been doing donuts in […]
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We took the Clifton Strengths test. This test was administered so that we may be aware of our strengths so that we may make better use of them. I wasn’t surprised by my results but I was a little disappointed that I don’t have any “executing” strengths or “manual labour” active strengths. Listed below are […]
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I woke up in my hotel bed. By woke up, I mean I got out of bed because I hadn’t slept a wink. Imagine having gone through all the preparations and paperwork just to be denied a visa last minute. The thought made me weak. At this point God was tired of my prayers related […]
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I got into the interview room and the panelists introduced themselves. I could only recognise two. They say it’s important to catch their names so that when they ask questions you can address them by name. Trying to catch their names was like trying to catch smoke with a net. Between the nerves, adrenaline and […]
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I had made it to the interview stage! WhatsApp’d my mentor the good news. But now, I had to prepare for the interview. I researched online how the Mandela Washington Fellowship interview is structured, what kind of questions they ask and what I need to bring. The consensus was, “Know your application through and through.” […]
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  The Young African Leaders Initiative was founded in 2014 and a couple of people that I knew and admired had been a part of it. I was inspired. So when the applications opened, I sat down to apply. I’m a writer naturally but I am not a fan of essay questions in these kind […]
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I used to hate going to pick up my sisters from their school. If I didn’t love them so much, I’d have left them there or made them find their own way way home. You see, when you walk into that all girls’ school, they all look your way and god forbid they start to […]
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Blogging is something I see myself doing for the rest of my life. It’s inevitable that it will change and evolve with time and learning is the only thing that will take me to the top and keep me there. Listed below are a couple of free courses that I have undertaken. These  have helped […]

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