Full Text: Byline: Dora Liz Nansamba Dec 19, 2014 (The Observer/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Every woman who goes to a salon is sure to be addressed as ‘Aunt.’ You can’t escape the name. From my office window, I can see the salon which I go to, at Kisementi, just near my workplace. […]

Abstract: Techniques are given on care and treatment of hair. A breakdown of the layers of hair are noted, including the cuticle and its functions. One of the keys to keeping hair healthy and radiant is cleanliness and making sure it is brushed. Advice on ways to avoid disastrous hair days are given as well […]

Full Text: The Scent of Confidence “You’re going to find that people in other parts of the world can be just a little different,” the veteran traveler said to 17-year-old Lori, who was about to make a long-awaited trip abroad with her youth group. “Well, of course people everywhere are different,” she answered. “There are […]


Full Text: The Kookieman of Central Avenue is concocting a new recipe to bring laughter to St. Petersburg. Kookieman has his mojo working today. He breezes through the door at the Bella Moda beauty salon on Central Avenue and every head turns and smiles. “Hello, ladies,” he announces. “Kookieman is here.” The response is classic […]


Full Text: IN 1990, on Chris Bingham’s first day in a beauty culture course at the Ocean County Vocational-Technical School, her teacher asked the students why they wanted to be hairdressers. When Ms. Bingham’s turn came, she answered without hesitation. “I said, ‘I’m going to open the first salon in the nation equipped for people […]


Full Text: HAVING an affair or being in love is too much work. I mean, forget what you have to do for that guy/girl/ transgendered transsexual transtranny or whatever you’re getting it on with – just keeping yourself fixed up and maintained is a full life’s work. For clarity’s sake, I shall refer to all […]


Full Text: Nairobi, Dec 18, 2004 (The East African Standard/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — Raila has not always been seen as the natural successor to his father’s political capital Of all the shadows cast by Jaramogi Oginga Odinga’s family tree, the one by Raila Odinga is the most paradoxical, controversial and perhaps the […]

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Full Text: Nairobi, Jun 06, 2005 (The Nation/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) Stepping out of the prison gates three months ago, her eyes squinting at the bright sunshine and the people walking about freely, she played out the family reunion scenes in her mind. But these were not to be. Elizabeth Mwita had waited […]


Full Text: Byline: Maalik Fahd Kayondo Aug 11, 2011 (The Monitor/All Africa Global Media via COMTEX) — In 2006, this writer with a manufacturing engineering background, introduced for the very first time in Uganda, a new system of vocational education focusing on alternative vocational skills. Such skills were packaged to be all inclusive in nature, […]