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By Sicebise Msengana
Photo credit: Sicebise Msengana

Various cuisines or dishes of Africa use a combination of indigenous fruits, cereal grains and vegetables, as well as milk and meat products. Most dishes are traditional.

The Universe Owes us Nothing Except For the Gift of Life and Luck

By Sicebise Msengana

Do you struggle to find meaning in life? Are you feeling powerless and at the mercy of circumstances in your life? What if The Universe Owes us Nothing Except For the Gift of Life and Luck could motivate you to take responsibility for your life and live a life of purpose, happiness and freedom in spite of current painful situations in your life? Does it sound too good to be true? 

Well, it’s not. Come along for a bumpy, yet a realistic ride and discover what lies ahead. 

The Universe Owes us Nothing Except For the Gift of Life and Luck tells human accomplishment and tragedy from an African-centred perspective. This book comes along personal and historic overview of how things are the way they are and what we need to do to create a better world for the future generations. 

The downfall of Mbeki: The hidden truth

John Pilger

The political rupture in South Africa is being presented in the outside world as the personal tragedy and humiliation of one man, Thabo Mbeki. It is reminiscent of the beatification of Nelson Mandela at the death of apartheid.

Don't Take Things Personally

By Sicebise Msengana

"Don't take every rejection or break up personally. Get over it and don't let it define who you are." - Sicebise Msengana

The Black Community Needs To Practice Group Economics

By Sicebise Msengana

Onitaset Kumat makes excellent remarks "It’s sad, but our recent rap culture, with its excesses on jewelery, automobiles and fashion has minimized the African’s natural quest for

6 Ways Fear Prevents Us From Enjoying a Healthy Relationship

By Sicebise Msengana

One of the reasons why relationships are falling apart has to do with insecurities. Reason being that, some of us are very shallow men, and look for nothing more than a beautiful face and a big booty.

How to Start a Religion in 12 Easy Ways

By Sicebise Msengana

Are you constantly stressed out and broke as an African? Do you want to enjoy life and take full advantage of opportunities? Do you wish to have an intimate relationship with your loved ones or spouse or partner?
In fact, it’s simple, and any African can do it. I have an idea of starting a religio-political cult. You can follow along at home.

The Most Critical Question of Your Life

By Sicebise Msengana

If there is no struggle, there is no progress—Frederick Douglass

Sometimes you will find people saying “I’m a human being” “Love is colourblind.” It’s true, to the great extent.  Everyone wants to be in an amazing relationship and have great weekend sex.

The False Human Belief

By Sicebise Msengana
Wikipedia. com

As a man was passing the elephants, he suddenly stopped, confused by the fact that these huge creatures were being held by only a small rope tied to their front leg. No chains, no cages.
 It was obvious that the elephants could, at anytime can break away from their bonds but for some reason, they did not.

Seven Powerful Ways to Deal With Pain

By Sicebise Msengana

A boy named Khulile was born of middle class parents and raised in comfortable surroundings. His father and mother were doctors in a local general hospital. Everything was handed to him in a silver platter. Until one day, something bad happened which changed his life forever.

Here is his story:

 I sat down to do an assignment for my eighth-grade Maths class. I was sitting at the

Kwaanza: First Fruits of Harvest

By Sicebise Msengana
Pic: Wikipedia

Kwanzaa is a cultural holiday, celebrated from December 26 to January 1, created by the legendary professor of Africana
Studies , activist and author, Maulana Karenga. The sole purpose of this holiday was to help African-Americans to reconnect to their African roots. And served as a symbol of Pan-Africanism. It also reflects on the seven principles of
Kwanzaa, or Nguzo Saba (originally Nguzu Saba —the seven principles of African Heritage):

Our Only Hope is Peace and Love as A Specie

By Sicebise Msengana

"I finally realized that I must do my schoolwork to keep from being
ignorant, to get on in life, to become a journalist, because that's what I want! I know I can write ..., but it remains to be seen whether I really have talent ...

And if I don't have the talent to write books or newspaper articles, I can always write for myself. But I want to achieve more than that. I can't imagine living like Mother, Mrs. van Daan and all the women who go about their work and are then forgotten. I need to have something besides a husband and children to devote myself to!...

It's the holiday season

By Sicebise Msengana

The holiday season has just began and its quite hectic around this time of the year. But in spite of the busyness, we have been blessed to experience the warmth and love that surrounds us. 2015 has its good and bad times, success and failures.

Here are some inspirational quotes about the spirit of the festive season:

The Solution To All Of The World's Problems

By Sicebise Msengana


In retrospect, suffering is our greatest teacher

When you turn on the TV to watch the news and to your shock you learn about the Paris terrorist attacks or the little Christian girls that were kidnapped by the Boko Haram in 2014 or a vicious rape and murder of a ninety year-old nun. You cannot help but feel angry and sad at the same time.

15 inspirational quotes about giving back

By Sicebise Msengana

1. When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is
blessed.-Maya Angelou

2. No one has ever become poor by giving.  -Anne Frank

3. Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.-Martin Luther King Jr.

4. The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful then a thousand heads bowing in prayer. -Mahatma Gandhi