LEGALIZE ABORTION!

It’s 2.33 a.m and I have been awake for the last two hours, this can be blamed on insomnia that has been plaguing me for days or the by, Senate Bill 8, which bans most abortions after about six weeks — before many people know they are pregnant…

It's 8.05 a.m in Mombasa. The city is awake and buzzing with activities. The coastal town is up and about and if you are keen, then you won’t miss the goats that are grazing by the roadside. It is the day of Arfa, the 9th day of Dhulhijja the 12…

The freelance market is the new gold. It has of course been exacerbated by the Coronavirus. According to Adam Ozimek Up Works Chief Economist, freelancing has increased by 36% in 2020 unlike in 2019. With most people out of jobs, everyone turned to freelance as a means of hearing an…

Candles, wine, bubble baths, face masks, and a vegan Charcuterie Board, this was my version of self-care. I’d drown my sorrows, career frustrations, the pandemic, and everything else in a 5 step self-care regimen that spoke to me.

I was part of the #Selfcare on Social media without realizing that…

I have a one month, one book goal to achieve this year. This will translate to 12 books, an insignificant number to most bookworms but to yours truly, this is a step in the right direction. I have broken down the reading into different categories; in the first quarter, my…

As a Kenyan, there are several things that we just don’t do. These range from talking openly about money or any investment that we are in. We never declare our sources of income either, yes this does include and also sharing our salary range. As Chris Rock mentioned, money is…

I have been working remotely for the past one year and three months and for that period of time, it has been bliss, to say the least. Remote working has revolutionised how I approach work, how I work, and most importantly it has given meaning to work-life balance. …

Before the pandemic hit, a typical day for me would start at 5.30 a.m. I’d wake up pray my fajr salah, shower and prep for the day. I’d leave the house at 7.00 a.m as I was expected to clock in by 9.00 p.m. Just like 31% of Kenyans who…

Let’s take a trip down memory lane, shall we? Let’s bask in the sun that warmed our homes and the beauty of soul Sundays and pancakes. The nice festivities ignited excitement into our innocent lives. …

It is exactly two weeks since I celebrated Eid- Ul- Fitr. Slowly but surely my body has gotten acclimatised to having three instead of two meals a day. Ramadhan is over and Muslims around the world are currently observing Shawwal, the 8th month in the Islamic Calendar. …

Mukanda Maombola

Vegan,foodie,stylist,empath, Femininst, Meninist

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