The difference between a vacation trip turning out to be just average or great, comes down to a single variable: early planning, applied to the five following elements: Your Budget: It will basically determine everything from the destination you can afford to the length of your stay. All should be taken into account, from the bottle of coke you buy at the airport to the ticket for access to y[...]
(Strong Black Woman) – A woman of African descent who hits the gym, does some serious weight lifting and can deliver some good blows if ever caught in a fight. This is what comes to my mind anytime I hear that term used. But really, what is the true definition of a Strong Black Woman (SBW)? We hear and use the term over and over again, sometimes referring to ourselves, our mothers, sisters, [...]
Shuga: Love, Sex, Money "It's the Story of bright lives, entwining and colliding. It's the story of morning afters and sweet departures-and the indelible marks we leave on each other.   Shuga is a TV series that was first aired in November 2009 on MTV Base as part of an initiative duped MTV Staying Alive Ignite!. Set in Nairobi, Kenya, and back for a hotly anticipated second series, Sh[...]
In Granta Magzine's 92th issue focusing on Africa, the talented writer, Binyavanga Wainaina from Kenya, penned a very satirical piece that reflected western perception of Africa entitled "How to Write About Africa." Written in 2005, anyone following western media knows nothing has changed when it comes to  portrayals of Africa in the media but one would also realize, that in the few years sinc[...]
Until early July of this year, Alexx Ekubo was relatively unknown to the Africlectic team. It was quite interesting how we stumbled upon this gorgeous and quite intelligent Nigerian model, actor and public speaker. After posting what became one of the most popular pictures on our Facebook page of 6 handsome young men in sophisticated embroidered attires, we were incessantly harassed about thei[...]