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Are We Men This Bad?

Kai! Who will save the marriage institution from collapse? I recently joined some married women on Whatsapp for discussions on what men want. I was invited by the groups administrator, at first, I declined the invitation as I was reluctant to discuss the topic knowing fully well that men’s needs or wants are relative. I […]

LOUD WHISPERS: The Dog Trainers

LOUD WHISPERS: The Dog Trainers

Joke: Hi ladies, I am sorry I am late. Have you ordered? Tammy: No, we were just about to. Hope you are okay? Joke: No, I am not alright. I feel terrible. I had another argument with Ben this morning. Shewa: What about again? When will you two stop fighting? Joke: It is Ben and […]

Small Changes That Will Improve Your Marriage

Small Changes That Will Improve Your Marriage

There is no such thing as the “perfect” marriage. I don’t think anyone is going to disagree with me on that. I venture to guess that very few married couples would describe their partnership as perfect. And, in my opinion, that’s actually a good thing. Perfect marriages are a fallacy. They are dreamed up in […]

Rant Of The Day – My Taste Is Not Yours

Rant Of The Day – My Taste Is Not Yours

Dear Readers,  Welcome To The Rant Column.  If there is anything I wish people would understand, it is the right to own one’s choice. We are different and what we want is totally different which I believe that as adults, we should be allowed to manage and own the choices we make or the decisions […]

When The Marriage Ends, They Are Left With Nothing – The Road To Empowerment

When The Marriage Ends, They Are Left With Nothing – The Road To Empowerment

 Sitting in her half-stocked chemist on the outskirts of Kapsabet, a sleepy farming town in the Kenyan highlands, Joselyn Jelimo, watched pensively as people walked, cycled and rode motorbikes to and from the nearby market. Jelimo was not troubled by the lack of customers but by the loss of her home, which her husband forced […]

Traits of Healthy Relationships

Traits of Healthy Relationships

Nothing can bring more joy to life than beautifully fulfilling relationships. The depth of meaning, understanding and appreciation that these kinds of relationships bring is almost unfathomable. And, of course, as many people find out, nothing can bring so much pain as a broken relationship with someone dear to you. Yes, relationships make the world […]

Rant Of The Day – Put A Ring On It

Rant Of The Day – Put A Ring On It

Hello Readers, Welcome to the rant column.  Happy post Valentine’s Day to everyone and I hope you all had some good fun and celebrated with the deserving people in your lives. It’s no news that some people don’t understand what this day means, but I will say, always make sure you do the right thing […]

Schools Act As Haven For Girls Fleeing FGM, Marriage In Uganda

Schools Act As Haven For Girls Fleeing FGM, Marriage In Uganda

FGM, which involves the partial or total removal of external genitalia, became illegal in Uganda in 2010 but continues in secret Gertrude had barely hit puberty when her father agreed to marry her to an older man in exchange for 30 cows so she did something unusual in her Ugandan tribe – she ran away […]

Marriage Isn’t Wishful Thinking

Marriage Isn’t Wishful Thinking

Figuring out who to marry is a big decision. You have to think about what your marriage will look like five, 10, 20 and 50 years from now, and that’s a hard thing to know. You never know what trials will hit your marriage, and if you’ll be able to get through everything life throws […]

Four KZN Men Nabbed For Kidnapping Woman For Marriage

Four KZN Men Nabbed For Kidnapping Woman For Marriage

Four men have been arrested for allegedly abducting a woman, with the intention of forcing her to marry one of them, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Thursday. The four suspects, who travelled in a silver Renault with the woman, were arrested by Public Order Policing (POP) members, who had been conducting crime prevention operations at Emmaus […]

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