Stella Sugira

What role can the youth play in fighting genocide ideology?

Twenty-five years after the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, the country has risen from ashes. But in order to prevent the past from repeating itself there is need to address challenges such as genocide ideology, and the youth in particular, being the future of the nation, have a big role to play...

Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 12:04 AM

Why you should ditch that purse for a backpack

If you’re looking for a comfortable way to carry your daily essentials, a backpack might be precisely what you are looking for. Backpacks have made their way back on the fashion scene and indeed women are falling in love with them. They are sophisticated, stylish and durable; this is why...

Thursday, April 4, 2019, 12:00 AM

Exam results; expectations vs. reality

To wish is to hope and to hope is to expect, however, the older we get, the more experience we get in life. We realise that things don’t always work out the way we hope they will. When sitting for national exams, students have expectations. In case you didn’t meet your hopes, understand...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 12:00 AM

Help addicts, encourage sobriety

“As soon as my parents got divorced, I joined a gang known for being drug addicts. I knew my parents wouldn’t approve. But why would I care if they didn’t care about themselves anymore? “When the people we depend on for love and support let us down, it feels like a...

Friday, February 22, 2019, 3:06 AM

Natural hair: Are you a fan?

The era of women having issues with their natural hair is behind us; even though some still use hair relaxers, a good number of women are embracing their natural hair—long and short! Natural hair is gorgeous; you can style it in a variety of ways and achieve any look. Curly hair, twist outs...

Thursday, February 21, 2019, 12:00 AM

How to avoid negative peer pressure

Youngsters today are easily influenced by their peers, or social groups, for many reasons, for example to be liked or accepted. This happens a lot in schools; students do things they are not ready for, or even don’t want to do, just so they ‘fit in’. Standing up for yourself can...

Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 12:00 AM

Don’t be lazy, go for sports

Time management is essential for any student, especially if sports activities are involved.  Many students put all of their concentration in books, not knowing the benefits games have to offer. “In my previous class, I would do some sports whenever I was free. This year, I hadn’t...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 12:00 AM

Friends are ‘chosen’ family

Can you believe it’s time to go back to school already?  You are probably excited, or perhaps sad that the holiday is over. The start of a new school year is basically a fresh start, a blank page to write a new future and redefine who you are and what you want to do with your life. It...

Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 12:00 AM

The pencil skirt: Classy and decent

Every woman should keep at least one pencil skirt in her wardrobe for that classy and decent occasion. It could be an office cocktail party or business meeting.     “I actually sell plenty of them because many people are into them. Nowadays, people understand what it...

Thursday, January 10, 2019, 12:00 AM

A high school graduate’s biggest concern

Waiting for exam results can be a nerve-wracking experience, especially when D-day is closing in. However, this is normal; besides, a little bit of stress could actually help you plan better next time to deal with problems and pressure. High school has been tiresome, to say the least, and my...

Wednesday, January 9, 2019, 12:00 AM