Lifestyle

MOTORING CORNER : “What you need to know “Carburettors Vs EFI?”

A motor vehicle is may be termed as a wheeled vehicle whose momentum is provided by an engine or motor. The internal combustion engine is the most common motor choice, although electric motors or other types are sometimes used. Motor vehicles typically run on public roads. The rules of the road are...

Friday, January 15, 2010 - 12:00am

Fruit is the most important food

Let’s say you eat two slices of bread and then a slice of fruit. The slice of fruit is ready to go straight through the stomach into the intestines, but it is prevented from doing so. In the meantime the whole meal rots and ferments and turns to acid. The minute the fruit comes into contact with...

Friday, January 15, 2010 - 12:00am

HEALTHY LIVING : How to eat your fruits

A very dear friend, sent me these fruit eating tips, and I could not wait to share them with you my readers. We all think eating fruits means just buying fruits, cutting it and just popping it into our mouths. It’s not as easy as you think It’s important to know how and when to eat them. What is...

Friday, January 15, 2010 - 12:00am

HANDBAGS

It ‘s not always the ‘restaurant food’ that causes stomach distress, but can sometimes be something that just about every woman carries with her; the handbag! It was the other day, during this festive season, when I got upset by some lady guest who came through the kitchen door, immediately plopped...

Friday, January 15, 2010 - 12:00am

BEAUTY : Looking young and chic without breaking bounderies

Ladies, have you ever tried to put on an outfit, and your children frown on you? If you have received that kind of treatment from your own children, then know that you broke the rules of dressing your age. Most of us ladies become conscious of our fashion distaste when we hit our forties. Well,...

Friday, January 15, 2010 - 12:00am

BOOK REVIEW : In a Free State: V.S. Naipaul

In a Free State is a sequence of five works, two short stories (the prologue and the epilogue), two forty page novellas and a one hundred and forty page short novel — linked by a common theme of individuals being culturally lost. Naipaul known for his literary caricatures of his homeland Trinidad...

Friday, January 8, 2010 - 12:00am

Bryan Kimenyi’s 2009 Movie Picks

5. An Education An Education is not just about a young girl becoming a woman but it’s about a changing country, a people on the verge of a cultural revolution, and it’s as well-acted as anything produced this year. 6. Bright Star Bright Star is one of the most lyrical, beautiful love stories of...

Friday, January 8, 2010 - 12:00am

IDEAL INTERIORS : Remodel your kitchen

A kitchen is a wonderful place for me and I believe for so many other women. It is in here that we prepare meals for our families and we bond. A lot of time is wasted in the kitchens, not because we do not know what to prepare, but because of the clutter which is often found in our kitchens, which...

Friday, January 8, 2010 - 12:00am

TEMBEA : Why do I seem to only attract the married?

The guys that purse you talk to you daily but they have someone else in the picture yet they still seem to find you as equally attractive.  Has it ever occurred to you that you only turn heads of the married in some way yet you know they will not have much time for you even when they claim to...

Friday, January 8, 2010 - 12:00am

TEMBEA : Where the Nile is born

Contrary to reports by a New Zealand team of explorers that the “true source” of the River Nile is in the Nyungwe Forest, right here in Rwanda, the source of Africa’s longest and perhaps most important river has traditionally been known to be in the sleepy town of Jinja, ninety kilometers east of...

Friday, January 8, 2010 - 12:00am

MOM’S CORNER : Give your kids a comfortable playing area

The importance of having facilities at home where children can play and be creative cannot be over emphasized. A well thought-out play area encourages imagination and invites children to explore. It also gives the youngsters a bagful of exciting challenges and adventure as well as numerous...

Friday, January 8, 2010 - 12:00am

INSIGHTS : Just Friends

Friends always ask me what I make of Rwanda. I have been here for exactly two years and these are a few of my impressions; first, the obvious- the countryside is beautiful, Kigali city is very clean and safe compared to other East African cities and corruption is relatively low. And of course the...

Friday, January 8, 2010 - 12:00am

FINANCES : The Procrastination Disease

Has it ever occurred to you to have the loftiest financial plans in the world and somehow you have never got around to implementing them? Are you the type who always makes resolutions about improving your financial health every year only to end up with just paper resolutions? Do you find that most...

Friday, January 8, 2010 - 12:00am

MOTORING CORNER : “What you need to know about buying a vehicle”

When making a decision as to whether you go in for buying or leasing a new or used vehicle, you must first consider a number of factors. This is a major expenditure, both because of the initial cost and the recurrent expenses thereafter, e.g. fuel, insurance, repairs, licences and fees, etcetera....

Friday, January 8, 2010 - 12:00am

HEALTHY LIVING : Maintaing fresh breath

There are several reasons why your breath may not smell fresh all the time. Everyone wants his or her mouth smelling nice and fresh all the time; and not having this experience even if it is occasionally, can be somewhat embarrassing. There are several reasons why your breath may not smell fresh...

Friday, January 8, 2010 - 12:00am

HEALTHY LIVING : Simplyfying healthy eating

Despite what certain diets would have you believe, we all need a balance of carbohydrates, protein, fat, fiber, vitamins, and minerals to sustain a healthy body. But what exactly does that mean? What are good carbohydrates, protein, and fat choices for developing your own healthy eating plan? Below...

Friday, January 8, 2010 - 12:00am

BEAUTY : Look smart in your office

The festive season is over, and now is business as usual. Looking good at work is important if you want to be taken seriously. Not only should you look good, but you should also dress appropriately for the office environment. Follow these steps and you’ll soon be climbing the corporate ladder, in...

Friday, January 8, 2010 - 12:00am

Book Review: On Beauty by Zadie Smith

If Zadie Smith’s “White Teeth” achieved in redrawing correctly the race relations in London’s mixed race society, in “On Beauty” she has again a achieved in painting American academia in the light but serous sense. She has give us have a baggy, garrulous account of two contrasting, haplessly...

Saturday, January 2, 2010 - 12:00am

Bryan Kimenyi’s 2009 Movie Picks

1. Where the wild things arePeople have long used movies to look to the future and escape their present, and the desire to be surrounded by giant machines, handsome vampires, or beautiful blue people made Hollywood billions of dollars in 2009. This 2009 review doesn’t cover movies outside Hollywood...

Friday, January 1, 2010 - 12:00am

Ideal interiors:Room for the bundle of joy!

You can never be too prepared for the arrival of your little one emotionally or physically, but  this should help you have all the things you need in place and ready when your little one comes home for the first time! 1. Choose the baby room. You may have only one place to put your baby, or...

Friday, January 1, 2010 - 12:00am

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