My (sadly) small adventure in Goma

My (sadly) small adventure in Goma

DRC /

If there is one city with which I fell in love with in the DRC, it has to be the city of Goma in the province of North Kivu. My work involves a lot of humanitarian projects in the unstable areas of the DRC, namely the eastern region of the country. Who hasn’t heard of the […]

Girls night out Dakar

Girls night out Dakar

Senegal /

In the society we live in we are more preoccupied with work and hardly find time to relax and enjoy time with friends. It is good to break that habit at least once a month. Today I’m meeting my girlfriends, friends from high-school, former colleagues and big sisters. It’s Wednesday and tomorrow is a holiday, a bit early to […]

Workshop Newtown: African artistry at its best

Workshop Newtown: African artistry at its best

South Africa /

 Newtown is probably THE up-and-coming neighbourhood in Johannesburg right now. Old factories and warehouses are being renovated into chic new blocks of flats, and clubs and restaurants are popping up everywhere. The venerable Museum of Africa calls it home, as does the Market Theatre, one of Joburg’s most prized pieces of cultural history, and the […]

Abidjan’s Pursuit of Nappyness: Naturellement Salon Opening

Abidjan’s Pursuit of Nappyness: Naturellement Salon Opening

Ivory Coast /

In the life of many women of color, finding a hairdresser comes third only to finding God and finding a husband. In other words, our relationship with a good hair magician is one of the most important relationships we will ever have. For the afro adorned, the pool of hairdressers to whom we can confide our […]