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It’s time to get the kids dressed and head down to the mall for that most time honoured of traditions—the Santa picture. Whether your baby is too little to know what’s going on or your 10-year-old is phasing Santa out of their holiday joy, this time of year means putting on their uncomfortable but cute holiday outfits, waiting in line for ages, and paying out the nose for another holiday treasure.

A tax on sanitary pads has been scrapped in Rwanda to make them more affordable for girls who are often forced to skip school during their periods, the ministry of gender has announced.

Menstruation is still considered taboo in many countries around the world, where it’s often considered embarrassing or shameful. It is reported that even parents do not care about their children’s plight when it comes to menstruation.

if your trusty smartphone is rarely out of reach, why not use it to help you make or break some daily habits and take yourself to the next level in 2020.

When it comes to making changes in our lives, apps can be a convenient tool to keep us on track toward our goals—whether that’s increasing happiness, building or breaking a habit, organizing our tasks, prioritizing our time, optimizing our workouts, and so on. The good news? There are great apps out there that can get you where you want to go way more easily. The not-so-good news? You have to dig through hundreds of options to find them. But that’s all about to change because we did the work for you.

Let’s face it: the magazine beauty world has remained pretty whitewashed for the last… well, forever. This leaves many Black mainstream magazine readers wondering where to turn for reviews and advice specific to our skin and hair care needs. Luckily, the past decade has ushered in a digital revolution led by independent Black bloggers and beauty influencers catering to the melanin market.

No visit to the Caribbean is complete without sampling some of its colourful flavours. The use of local and fresh ingredients make Caribbean food a delight on the senses.

Caribbean cuisine is an incredible blending of tropical flavors and multicultural influences that have been enhanced over centuries.

Food in the Caribbean is based on mostly African, Spanish, Chinese, and East Indian flavors but generally are crossovers of the cuisines from the rest of the world.

Solo travel can be a scary concept, no matter who you are. Add in being a woman — and a black woman, at that — and suddenly traveling alone can seem downright daunting.

Traveling solo as a woman can seem to be an intimidating way to explore the world for many people. But, the reality is that thousands of women travel solo and are more independent and confident because of it.

Meet Sean McCollet born in Johannesburg and raised in Cape-town, Sean McCollet’s is television presenter for the SABC 1 show Instapreneurs – a reality show that follows the lives of modern-day public figures who have created a brand for themselves online.

 

He’s also an artist manager and publicist who has managed the likes of Boity Thulo, Pearl Modiadie, Khanya Mkangisa, Lehasa Moloi and more.